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Paddy Stapleton – Tipperary Player Profile

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Age 29              Height 5ft 10in               Weight 12st 1lb

Paddy was born on August 3rd, 1985 and plays for the Borris-Ileigh club, He made his Senior competitive debut for Tipperary in the 2006 Waterford Crystal Shield against Waterford. Paddy made his Allianz Hurling League debut against Limerick in 2008 coming on as a substitute. Paddy won a Munster Under 21 Hurling medal in 2006 at right corner-back and won a Munster Minor Hurling medal in 2003, lining out at centre-back.

Paddy won an Allianz Hurling League medal as a substitute in 2008. He has won 4 Munster Senior Hurling medals. He made his Championship debut as a blood substitute in the 2008 All-Ireland Semi-Final against Waterford. Paddy made his first Championship start at right corner-back in the 2009 Munster Senior Hurling Championship vs. Cork. He lined out at right corner back in the 2010 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final victory over Kilkenny. Paddy has won 2 Divisional Senior Hurling medals with his club in 2005 and 2007. Paddy was nominated for an All-Star award in 2009 and 2010 at corner-back.


Championship debut – 2008 vs. Waterford

Number of Appearances – 24

Scored – 0-1