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Shane McGrath – Tipperary Player Profile


Age 29              Height 6ft                      Weight 12st 6lbs

Shane was born on September 12th, 1984 and plays for the Ballinahinch club in North Tipperary. He won a Munster Under 21 Hurling medal with Tipperary in 2004 as a substitute and he started at wing-forward against Down in the 2005 All-Ireland Under 21 Hurling semi-final. He won Fitzgibbon Cup medals with Limerick Institute of Technology in 2005 and 2007.

Shane made his Allianz Hurling League debut for the Tipperary Senior Hurling team at wing-forward against Limerick in February 2006. He made his championship debut at midfield against Limerick in the first round of the 2006 Munster championship. Shane won an Allianz  Hurling League medal at midfield in 2008, scoring a point in the final and ten points during the 2008 AHL campaign. He holds 4 Munster Senior Hurling medals and played at midfield for the Tipperary Senior Hurlers in 2010 as they captured All-Ireland honours. Shane was selected at midfield in the 2008 All-Star team and was an All Star nominee in 2009 and 2010. He was captain of the Tipperary Senior Hurling team in 2013.


Championship debut – 2006 vs. Limerick

Number of Appearances – 40

Scored – 0-28