Jamie Barron voted GAA.ie Hurler of the Week
Waterford midfielder Jamie Barron has been voted the latest GAA.ie Hurling Player of the Week.
The Fourmilewater club man was outstanding during Waterford's Hurling Round 2 Championship win over Kilkenny at Semple Stadium on Saturday. Barron earned 5489 votes on the GAA's Official Twitter (@officialgaa), Facebook, and Instagram pages with Cork's Alan Cadogan second and Tipperary's Séamus Callanan third.
GAA.ie Hurler of the Week
1: Jamie Barron (Waterford) 5489 votes (42%)
2: Alan Cadogan (Cork) 4130 votes (31%)
3: Séamus Callanan (Tipperary) 3617 votes (27%)
The latest gripping instalment in Waterford's rivarly with Kilkenny was decided by a tense extra-time thriller when Jamie Barron shone.
Kilkenny had launched a daring late comeback, but Barron inspired Waterford in the closing stages.
Energetic centrefielder Barron burst through to blast the decisive goal for Derek McGrath's Waterford, who earned a first Championship win over the Cats since 1959.
Alan Cadogan (Cork)
The pacy Alan Cadogan was in great scoring form during Sunday's Munster Final in Thurles.
Cadogan registered 1-4 for Cork, causing Clare all sorts of problems throughout the encounter at Semple Stadium.
Willing to show for possession, Cadogan was clinical converting opportunities too, and played a lead role for Cork.
Séamus Callanan (Tipperary)
The Drom-Inch club man was in excellent scoring form for Tipperary against Dublin on Saturday evening.
The prolific Callanan struck 3-11, including 3-4 from play as Tipperary advanced to the Quarter-Final stage.
Callanan tormented an outclassed Dublin, who failed to deal with the classy Drom-Inch clubman.