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Shane Bourke – Tipperary Player Profile

shane bourke

Age 25              Height 5ft 10in               Weight 12st 6lbs

Shane was born on November 9th 1988 and plays for the JK Brackens GAA club. Shane won an All-Ireland Minor Hurling medal with Tipperary in 2006. He played Under 21 Hurling with Tipperary in 2008 and 2009, winning a Munster Under 21 medal in 2008. Shane made his Allianz Hurling League debut as a substitute against Waterford in March 2011. Shane won the man of the match award against Galway in the 2011 Allianz Hurling League, scoring 3-4 from play. Shane won a Munster Senior Hurling medal in 2011, making his Championship debut in the victory over Waterford. Shane followed this up with another Munster Senior Hurling medal in 2012, scoring a goal in the Munster Final when introduced as a substitute.

Shane was part of the team which won UCC’s 40th Fitzgibbon Cup title in 2009. Shane is a nephew of Seamus Bourke who represented Tipperary at Minor, Under 21, Junior and Senior Hurling level in the 1970s and 1980s. Shane’s father Paddy also played senior hurling for Tipperary.

 

Championship debut – 2011 vs. Waterford

Number of Appearances – 9

Scored – 1-4

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