John Maher (1908 – 11 July 1990) was an Irish sportsperson. He played hurling with his local club Thurles Sarsfields and with the Tipperary senior inter-county team from 1930 until 1945. Maher captained Tipperary to the All-Ireland title in 1945 and is regarded as one of Tipperary's all-time great defenders and is accorded iconic status in the county's hurling history. The only captain to be chaired, shoulder-high from Semple Stadium to Liberty Square, which happened in the aftermath of Tipperary's famous victory in the Munster Final of 1945.

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  • John Maher (1908 – 11 July 1990) was an Irish sportsperson. He played hurling with his local club Thurles Sarsfields and with the Tipperary senior inter-county team from 1930 until 1945. Maher captained Tipperary to the All-Ireland title in 1945 and is regarded as one of Tipperary's all-time great defenders and is accorded iconic status in the county's hurling history. The only captain to be chaired, shoulder-high from Semple Stadium to Liberty Square, which happened in the aftermath of Tipperary's famous victory in the Munster Final of 1945. (en)
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  • John Maher (1908 – 11 July 1990) was an Irish sportsperson. He played hurling with his local club Thurles Sarsfields and with the Tipperary senior inter-county team from 1930 until 1945. Maher captained Tipperary to the All-Ireland title in 1945 and is regarded as one of Tipperary's all-time great defenders and is accorded iconic status in the county's hurling history. The only captain to be chaired, shoulder-high from Semple Stadium to Liberty Square, which happened in the aftermath of Tipperary's famous victory in the Munster Final of 1945. (en)
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