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"My only real ambition when I was a child was to hurl for Kilkenny."

31st July, 2016
Padraig Walsh, Picture: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

A native of Tullaroan, Padraig Walsh plays right wing-back for the Kilkenny senior hurlers. They face Waterford in the All-Ireland semi-final on August 7.

What’s your earliest memory?

Probably being out in the garden learning to hurl with my father and my brothers. I was only able to pull on the sliotar on the ground, but after seeing that my friends were all able to rise it out of their...

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