Bergin nominated as captain

By John Knox

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By John Knox

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jknox@kilkennypeople.ie

Bergin nominated as captain

Mark Bergin - the nominated Kilkenny captain

Kilkenny champions, O'Loughlin Gaels have nominated Mark Bergin as Kilkenny senior hurling team captain for 2017.

The 27-year-old attacker first joined the Kilkenny panel in 2012, the year he won his one senior All-Ireland.

He won a National League medal the same season. Bergin is the holder of two Leinster minor medals, plus one All-Ireland under-21 medal.

He won senior hurling championships with O'Loughlin's in 2010 and 2016. 

The three Kilkenny captains nominated for the season are - Mark Bergin; Adrian Mullen, Ballyhale Shamrocks (minor); Pat Lyng, Rower-Inistioge (under-21).