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5 rising stars to watch in this year's hurling Championship

We’ve picked the best of the U23s to keep an eye on this season.

Mark Coleman has already impressed in this year's championship.
Mark Coleman has already impressed in this year's championship.
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WHILE THE OFFICIAL start date of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship was 23 April with the beginning of the round-robin tournament in Leinster, for many, it really began in late May with a shock win for Cork over Tipperary in their Munster quarter-final.

Among the stars on show that day was Mark Coleman, the 20-year old Blarney man impressing in just his second championship game for the Rebels.

His performance got us thinking; just who are the other rising stars to keep an eye on this season?

And to rate them, we’re introducing The42‘s Holy Moses-ometer.

The what?

The Holy Moses-ometer which gives each player a rating out of five on the basis of how likely they are to have RTÉ’s Marty Morrissey shout ‘Holy Moses’ during a game this year. Simple.

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