Age 24 Height 5ft 10in Weight 13st 5lbs
Patrick “Bonner” Maher was born on October 12th, 1989 and plays for the Lorrha and Dorrha club. He made his Senior inter-county debut for Tipperary against Waterford in the 2009 Waterford Crystal Cup, lining out at left half-forward. Patrick scored a goal against Clare in the 2009 Waterford Crystal Cup Final. He made his debut in the Allianz Hurling League in February 2009, lining out at centre-forward against Waterford and scoring a point in a 2-13 to 1-12 Tipperary victory. Patrick made his Championship debut at left half-forward against Wexford in the 2010 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers, scoring two points from play. Patrick lined out at left half-forward in the 2010 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final. He also won an All-Ireland Under 21 Hurling medal in 2010, lining out in the half-forward line and scoring a goal in the All-Ireland final against Galway.
Patrick won Munster and All-Ireland Minor Hurling medals in 2007, scoring 3-2 from play in the 2007 Minor Championship. He won a County Intermediate Hurling title with his club in 2007 and helped Banagher Colleges win the Leinster Vocational schools title in 2007. Patrick was also on the Tipperary Intermediate Hurling panel which lost the 2008 Munster Final to Limerick. Patrick won 3 Munster Senior Hurling medals (2009, 2011 and 2012) and a Munster Under 21 Hurling medal in 2010. Patrick was nominated for an All-Star award in 2010, 2011 and 2012. Patrick was selected as the 2012 Munster Senior Hurler of the Year.
Championship debut – 2010 vs. Wexford
Number of Appearances – 22
Scored – 4-7