thomas stapleton

Thomas Stapleton – Tipperary Player Profile

thomas stapleton

Age 26              Height 6ft 1in                Weight 13st 9lbs

Thomas was born on February 21st, 1988 and plays with the Templederry Kenyons club. He played at wing-back for the 2005 Tipperary Minor team before moving to centre-back in 2006 when Tipperary won the All-Ireland title. Thomas’s father, Michael, won an All-Ireland Minor Hurling medal in 1976 playing at wing-back for Tipperary.

Thomas made his League debut for Tipperary against Dublin in the 2007 Allianz Hurling League scoring a point from midfield. He made his Championship debut as a substitute in the first replay against Limerick in the 2007 Munster Senior Hurling Semi-Final. He won an Allianzl Hurling League medal as a substitute in 2008 and he won a Munster Under 21 Hurling medal in the same year lining out at centre-back. He has won 4 Munster Senior Hurling medals. He played for the Tipperary Intermediate Hurlers in 2011 against Cork, lining out at centre-back.


Championship debut – 2007 vs. Limerick (1st replay)

Number of Appearances – 11

Scored – 0-2