The Sunday Game’s analysts have selected seven of Clare’s victorious All-Ireland winning side in their hurling team of the year. Three Dubs – Peter Kelly, Liam Rushe and Danny Sutcliffe are also included on the team .
Tony Kelly was adjudged to have made the greatest contribution to the Clare cause and scooped the player of the year accolade.
Beaten finalists Cork contributed four players to the line-up, while beaten semi-finalists Dublin were responsible for three players in the side.
Limerick’s Paul Browne completed the XV.
The Sunday Game team of the year:
Anthony Nash (Cork), Shane O’Neill (Cork), David McInerney (Clare), Peter Kelly (Dublin), Brendan Bugler (Clare), Liam Rushe (Dublin), Pat Donnellan (Clare), Paul Browne (Limerick), Colm Galvin (Clare), Seamus Harnedy (Cork), Tony Kelly (Clare), Danny Sutcliffe (Dublin), Podge Collins (Clare), Patrick Horgan (Cork), Conor McGrath (Clare).
The Sunday Game player of the year:
Tony Kelly (Clare).