Michael Fennelly (born 28 February 1985) is an Irish hurler who currently plays as a right wing-forward for the Kilkenny senior team. Born in Ballyhale, County Kilkenny, Fennelly first excelled at hurling during his tenure at Scoil Aireagail. He arrived on the inter-county scene at the age of seventeen when he first linked up with the Kilkenny minor team before later joining the under-21 side. He joined the senior panel during the 2006 league. Fennelly has since become a key member of the team and has won six All-Ireland medals, four Leinster medals and four National Hurling League medals. The All-Ireland-winning captain of 2009, he has been an All-Ireland runner-up on one occasion.

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  • Michael Fennelly (born 28 February 1985) is an Irish hurler who currently plays as a right wing-forward for the Kilkenny senior team. Born in Ballyhale, County Kilkenny, Fennelly first excelled at hurling during his tenure at Scoil Aireagail. He arrived on the inter-county scene at the age of seventeen when he first linked up with the Kilkenny minor team before later joining the under-21 side. He joined the senior panel during the 2006 league. Fennelly has since become a key member of the team and has won six All-Ireland medals, four Leinster medals and four National Hurling League medals. The All-Ireland-winning captain of 2009, he has been an All-Ireland runner-up on one occasion. As a member of the Leinster inter-provincial team on a number of occasions, Fennelly has won one Railway Cup medal. At club level he is a three-time All-Ireland medallist with Ballyhale Shamrocks. In addition to this he has also won four Leinster medals and six championship medals. Fennelly's uncles, Ger, Kevin and Liam, and his brother, Colin, have won ten All-Ireland medals between them with Kilkenny. Fennelly has been described as one of Kilkenny's most important players. In 2010 he won the first of three All-Star awards, while in 2011 he made a clean sweep of all the top individual awards, winning the All-Star and Texaco Hurler of the Year awards. (en)
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  • Michael Fennelly (born 28 February 1985) is an Irish hurler who currently plays as a right wing-forward for the Kilkenny senior team. Born in Ballyhale, County Kilkenny, Fennelly first excelled at hurling during his tenure at Scoil Aireagail. He arrived on the inter-county scene at the age of seventeen when he first linked up with the Kilkenny minor team before later joining the under-21 side. He joined the senior panel during the 2006 league. Fennelly has since become a key member of the team and has won six All-Ireland medals, four Leinster medals and four National Hurling League medals. The All-Ireland-winning captain of 2009, he has been an All-Ireland runner-up on one occasion. (en)
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