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Perfect 10 - The story in pics of Henry Shefflin's All-Ireland hurling glories

Shefflin made his history on Saturday night. We look back at his ten days of triumph.

1. September 10th, 2000

Shefflin bags 2-2 en route to his first triumph as Kilkenny breeze past Offaly with a 5-15 to 1-14 win.

Source: Tom Honan/INPHO

Source: Andrew Paton/INPHO

2. September 8th, 2002

1-7 for Henry as Kilkenny see off Clare with a 2-20 to 0-19 victory.

Source: INPHO

Source: INPHO

3. September 7th, 2003

Shefflin weighs in with 0-6, four from frees, as Kilkenny emerge 1-14 to 1-11 victors over Cork.

Source: INPHO

Source: INPHO

4. September 3rd, 2006

0-8, five from frees, for the Ballyhale Shamrocks man as Kilkenny end Cork’s three-in-a-row dream with a 1-16 to 1-13 triumph.

Source: Lorraine O'Sullivan/INPHO

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5. September 2nd, 2007

A mixed day for Shefflin as he fired home 1-2 but then tore his cruciate before half-time and was forced off. Kilkenny still ran out winners by 2-19 to 1-15 against Limerick and Shefflin had played his part as captain.

Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Source: Lorraine O'Sullivan/INPHO

6. September 7th, 2008

Shefflin bounced back from injury to hit 0-8 as Kilkenny hammered Waterford by 3-30 to 1-13 in the All-Ireland decider.

Source: Lorraine O'Sullivan/INPHO

7. September 6th, 2009

1-8 for Henry, including the goal from the crucial second-half penalty, that enabled Kilkenny to see off Tipperary by 2-22 to 0-23 in an epic and pulsating final.

Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

8. September 4th, 2011

On this occasion Shefflin fired over 0-7 as Kilkenny responded to the previous year’s defeat by beating Tipperary 2-17 to 1-16 in the decider

Source: Cathal Noonan

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9. September 30th, 2012

After grabbing 0-12 in the drawn game, Henry stood up to bag 0-9 in the replay as Kilkenny saw off Galway at the second time of asking by 3-22 to 3-11.

Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Source: James Crombie/INPHO

10. September 27th, 2014

No scores on this occasion for Shefflin as he comes on as a substitute but he does set up Colin Fennelly for the insurance point as Kilkenny defeat Tipperary in the replay by 2-17 to 2-14 to seal Henry’s place in history.

Source: Lorraine O'Sullivan/INPHO

Source: James Crombie/INPHO

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