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'Class act', 'naturally gifted', 'true natural' - GAA world praises retired Kilkenny great Richie Power

Power announced today he is calling it a day.

KILKENNY HURLING FIGURES from the past and present have been united today in praising the hurling career of Richie Power after his retirement from the inter-county game.

Richie Power celebrates Richie Power raises aloft the Liam MacCarthy Cup after last year's All-Ireland final win. Source: James Crombie/INPHO

After winning eight All-Ireland senior medals and two Allstar awards, Power’s attacking class during his career has been widely recognised.

Eddie Brennan

TJ Reid

Henry Shefflin

Paul Murphy

Aidan Fogarty

Brian Hogan

Eoin Larkin

David Herity

Jackie Tyrrell

St Kieran’s College

And there was plenty tributes paid to Power’s hurling achievements from outside Noreside as well.

Diarmuid Connolly

Darran O’Sullivan (Kerry)

James McCarthy (Dublin)

Brian Carroll (Offaly)

Emlyn Mulligan (Leitrim)

John O’Dwyer (Tipperary)

Neil McManus

Mikey Drennan

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