John Kelly (Tipperary hurler)

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John Kelly
Personal information
Irish name Seán Ó Ceallaigh
Sport Hurling
Position Full-back
Born 1948
Cappawhite, County Tipperary, Ireland
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Occupation Teacher
Years Club
Kilruane MacDonaghs
Club titles
Tipperary titles 0
Years County
1960s-1970s Tipperary
Inter-county titles
Munster titles 1
All-Irelands 1
All Stars 0

John Kelly (born 1948) is an Irish retired hurler who played as a full-back for the Tipperary senior team.

Kelly joined the team during the 1968 championship and was a regular member of the starting fifteen until his retirement after the 1975 championship. During that time he won one All-Ireland medal and one Munster medal.[1][2]

At club level Kelly enjoyed a lengthy career with Cappawhite, UCC and Kilruane MacDonaghs.


  1. ^ "County profile: Tipperary". Hogan Stand website. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Munster Senior Hurling". Munster GAA website. Retrieved 14 May 2012.