Friday 9 December 2016

Noel McGrath back training with Tipp less than two months after cancer surgery

Published 11/06/2015 | 12:38

Tipperary star Noel McGrath
Tipperary star Noel McGrath

Tipperary hurlers received a massive boost last night when Noel McGrath returned to training two months after undergoing an operation to help treat testicular cancer.

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The Star newspaper's Shane Stapleton brought is the good news last night when he tweeted a pictures of McGrath taking part ion a Tipp training session. "Nicest thing to see in Tipp gear since Jim Carrey wore blue and gold in NY. Noel McGrath back doing a little jogging," said Stapleton.

McGrath underwent surgery on April 17. The 24-year-old is one of the best corner-forwards in the game and has two All Star awards to his name as well as an All-Ireland winner's medal from Tipp's 2010 triumph.

He is one of the few hurlers to have won All Ireland titles with Tipperary at Senior, Under 21 and Minor levels.

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