Beaten AIB GAA Club All-Ireland finalists Shamrocks Ballyhale have claimed five of fifteen places on the 21/22 Club Team of the Year.
The overall teams for hurling and football teams were announced at a ceremony in Croke Park on Tuesday afternoon along with the hurler and football of the year winners.
While All-Ireland champions Ballygunner lead the selection with seven spots on the team, the Ballyhale contingent are well represented by full-back Joey Holden, centre back Richie Reid alongside wing-back Darragh Corcoran. TJ Reid takes the full forward spot with Eoin Cody – also named in this week’s GAA.ie hurling team of the week for his efforts against Galway on Sunday – is named at full forward.
The Waterford champions also edged the goalkeeper selection this year with Stephen O’Keeffe claiming the spot between the sticks.
A previous winner at corner forward in the 2020 team, Ballygunner’s Dessie Hutchinson was named hurling player of the year.
2021/22 Club Hurling Team of the Year
- Stephen O’Keeffe, Ballygunner
- Ian Kenny, Ballygunner
- Joey Holden, Ballyhale Shamrocks
- Fintan Burke, St. Thomas’s
- Philip Mahony, Ballygunner
- Richie Reid, Ballyhale Shamrocks
- Darragh Corcoran, Ballyhale Shamrocks
- Cormac O’Doherty, Slaughtneil
- Paddy Leavey, Ballygunner
- Mikey Mahony, Ballygunner
- TJ Reid, Ballyhale Shamrocks
- Billy O’Keeffe, Ballygunner
- Dessie Hutchinson, Ballygunner
- Brendan Rogers, Slaughtneil
- Eoin Cody, Ballyhale Shamrocks