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Here's the players who make the shortlist for the GAA-GPA Hurler of the Year awards

We’re set for Tipperary and Waterford battles.

Padraic Maher and Seamus Callanan celebrate with the Liam McCarthy Cup Padraic Maher and Seamus Callanan are both in the running. Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

THE NOMINATIONS HAVE  been released for this year’s GAA-GPA Hurling Player of the Year and the Young Player of the Year.

All-Ireland champions Tipperary have attacker Seamus Callanan and defender Padraic Maher in the hunt for the leading honour along with Waterford’s outstanding talent Austin Gleeson.

Austin Gleeson celebrates scoring the first goal of the game Waterford hurler Austin Gleeson Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Mount Sion player Gleeson is also set to challenge for the Young Player of the Year award while his Waterford team-mate Shane Bennett is also nominated here. Tipperary’s Ronan Maher completes this line-up.

Who would get your vote? Let us know.

Hurler of the Year Nominees:

  1. Seamus Callanan (Tipperary)
  2. Austin Gleeson (Waterford)
  3. Pádraic Maher (Tipperary)

Young Hurler of the Year Nominees:

  1. Shane Bennett (Waterford)
  2. Austin Gleeson (Waterford)
  3. Ronan Maher (Tipperary)

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