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Eoin Larkin’s Ex-Kilkenny Teammates React To Retirement Announcement

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/9/2015.Kilkenny vs Galway.Kilkenny’s manager Brian Cody and Eoin Larkin celebrates.

Eight-time All-Ireland Senior hurling winner, Eoin Larkin, has hung up his boots. He has retired from the game as one of the most respected and successful hurlers of all time. 

As well as the eight All-Ireland medals, Larkin had many other success stories with Kilkenny as he captured ten Leinster Senior hurling medals, six National League medals, and personally collected two All-Star awards.

Larkin has issued a statement via Kilkenny GAA, where he thanked his family, friends and his team-mates for enabling him to reach his star potential and to ‘fulfil [his] dream.’

Below, are just some of the reactions from his former Kilkenny team-mates who he enjoyed his exceptional success with:

It is clear to say that his team-mates had the utmost respect for Larkin, as they admired his skillset, work ethic and leadership qualities in particular.

Undoubtedly, Eoin Larkin will go down in history as one of the all-time greats ever to grace the field of play. A terrific ambassador for hurling. Congratulations on the retirement, Eoin.

Jason Redmond, Pundit Arena.

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Author: The PA Team

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