After a pulsating and unpredictable 2017 championship, the All-Stars have been announced for hurling, as the 15 standout players from around the country have been honoured.
Galway pick up the most awards with seven, followed closely by Waterford with five.
Cork and Tipperary are the only other countues represented, with two and one respectively.
Stephen O’Keeffe picks up his first All-Star award in goals. Padraic Mannion is moved into cornerback to make space further out the field, and is joined by Daithí Burke and Noel Connors.
Padraic Maher and Mark Coleman flank Gearóid McInerney in the half-back line. There are no huge surprises in the midfield or forwards, with Déise veterans Kevin Moran and Michael ‘Brick’ Walsh both featuring.
2017 PWC All-Star Hurling Team:
1. Stephen O’Keeffe (Waterford)
2. Padraic Mannion (Galway)
3. Daithí Burke (Galway)
4. Noel Connors (Waterford)
5. Padraic Maher (Tipperary)
6. Gearóid McInerney (Galway)
7. Mark Coleman (Cork)
8. Jamie Barron (Waterford)
9. David Burke (Galway)
10. Kevin Moran (Waterford)
11. Joe Canning (Galway)
12. Michael Walsh (Waterford)
13. Conor Whelan (Galway)
14. Conor Cooney (Galway)
15. Patrick Horgan (Cork)
Make sure to check out the latest episode of The 16th Man podcast, where we preview the All-Stars and chat to Jason Sherlock and Ryan McHugh.