Henry Shefflin’s decision to retire from inter county hurling brings to an end the career of the games most celebrated and decorated Player.
Following a successful underage career at club, school and county level Henry joined the Kilkenny senior panel in 1999 and went on to win 13 Leinster and 6 National League awards as well as becoming the first player in the history of the GAA to win 10 Senior All Ireland medals.
Henry also won a record 11 All Star awards and was chosen as Hurler of the Year on 3 occasions ’02 ’06 & ’12.
In 2006 he was chosen as Irelands outstanding Sportsman.
Henry also won 6 County Senior Championship medals and 3 All Ireland Club medals with his club Ballyhale Shamrocks.
Kilkenny County Board extends sincere thanks and appreciation to Henry for his many wonderful displays for our County and for his inspiring leadership both on and off the field of play throughout his career.