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Jack Harding (hurler)

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Irish name  Sean Hairdin
Years  Club
All irelands  1
Occupation  Farmer
Role  Hurler

Position  Full-forward
Name  Jack Harding
Sport  Hurling
Wexford titles  0
Nhl  0
Born  23 June 1933 (age 82) Curracloe, County Wexford, Ireland (1933-06-23)

John "Jack" Harding (born 23 June 1933) is an Irish retired hurler who played as a full-forward for the Wexford senior teams.

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Harding made his first appearance for the team during the 1959-60 National League and was a regular member of the starting fifteen for just one season until after the 1960 championship. During that time he won one All-Ireland medal and one Leinster medal.

At club level Harding played with Shelmaliers.

Club

Harding played his club hurling with Shelmaliers and enjoyed some success during a lengthy career.

He won two county junior championship medals as Shels triumphed in 1954 and 1966.

Inter-county

In 1960 Wexford were back in the provincial decider. A narrow 3-10 to 2-11 defeat of Kilkenny gave Rackard his fifth Leinster medal. The All-Ireland decider saw Tipperary provide the opposition. A pitch invasion at the end resulted in much confusion, however, goals by Mick Hassett and Oliver McGrath gave Wexford a merited 2-15 to 0-11 victory. It was Rackard's third All-Ireland medal.

Team

Shelmaliers
  • Wexford Junior Hurling Championship (2): 1954, 1966
  • Wexford
  • All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship (1): 1960
  • Leinster Senior Hurling Championship (1): 1960
  • References

    Jack Harding (hurler) Wikipedia


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