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Kilkenny hurler Padraig Walsh retired from intercounty action

He was part of the back-to-back All Ireland wins in 2014 & 2015

Kilkenny hurler Padraig Walsh has reportedly retired from intercounty action.

The Irish Independent’s reporting that the 31 year old Tullaroan star is ‘starting to feel it in the body’ after 11 years on the county panel. (Read their piece here).

A teacher locally, he holds a number of awards including two senior All Ireland medals having been on the winning panel for back-to-back wins in 2014 and 2015.

Kilkenny GAA has added the following statement to their website this morning: here

Meanwhile, the Chair of Kilkenny GAA County Board PJ Kenny has been paying tribute to Padraig – more on that here