Henry Shefflin

po_Shefflin-HenryHenry Shefflin (born January 11, 1979) is an Irish hurler who played as a center-forward for the Kilkenny senior team.

Throughout his career Shefflin has made 71 championship appearances, setting him apart as the second most “capped” player of all-time. He announced his retirement from inter-county hurling on March 25, 2015.

Shefflin is widely regarded as one of the greatest hurlers in the history of the game, with many ranking him as the number one player of all-time. During his playing days he won a record-breaking eleven All-Star awards, as well as being the only player ever to be named Hurler of the Year on three occasions. He has been repeatedly voted onto teams made up of the sport’s greats, including in 2009 when he was picked on a special Leinster team of the past twenty-five years as well as being named in the top spot on a special list of the 125 greatest hurlers of all-time.