From hero to teammate - Kilkenny hurler posts terrific pictures taken with King Henry

From hero to teammate - Kilkenny hurler posts terrific pictures taken with King Henry

Kilkenny goalkeeper Eoin Murphy posted two pictures on Twitter yesterday, both showing him beside Henry Shefflin.

The first, taken in 2000, shows Murphy as an overawed schoolboy beside All-Ireland winner Shefflin.

The Kilkenney hero and other team members had brought the Liam McCarthy trophy on a visit to the school.

From hero to teammate - Kilkenny hurler posts terrific pictures taken with King Henry

The second picture shows Murphy in the dressing room after winning the All-Ireland last Saturday with Shefflin, now his teammate, beside him.

Murphy’s pictures, taken 14 years apart, highlight the incredible career of the man who now holds ten All-Ireland medals.

Naturally, Shefflin was self-deprecating in his response.

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