John O’Dwyer a member of the Killenaule Club in South Tipperary has been involved with Tipperary inter-county teams since 2008. His performances in Munster this year caught the imagination of local and national media as he carried his rich vein of form of 2014 on into 2015.
John won the RTE Man of the Match award following his seven point haul against Limerick in the Munster Senior Hurling Semi-Final win and he later went on to score five more in Tipperary’s Munster Final success in Semple Stadium. John was nominated for an All-Star award in 2014 and 2015, winning an All-Star in 2014 at wing-forward. John has graced the fields of play for Tipperary at Minor level in 2008 and 2009 and Under 21 in 2010, 2011 and 2012 (as captain) – winning Munster and All-Ireland Under 21 Hurling medals in 2010 lining out at corner-forward.