Shane Prendergast has been confirmed as Kilkenny captain for 2016.
The Clara man takes over from Joey Holden who brought the Liam McCarthy cup back Noreside in 2015.
Shane has a championship medal with Clara and has also won All-Ireland, Leinster and championship medals in the intermediate grade and has one Senior medal.
His father, Paddy Prendergast, is a three-time All-Ireland medallist with Kilkenny.
Speaking to KCLR as Kilkenny GAA launched the new season earlier Shane said its a huge honour.
Hit play below to listen to the interview….