Liam Blanchfield

Liam Blanchfield
Personal information
Irish name Liam de Bluinsín
Sport Hurling
Position Left wing-forward
Born 1996
Bennettsbridge, County Kilkenny, Ireland
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Occupation Student
Years Club
2013-present Bennettsbridge
Club titles
Kilkenny titles 0
Years College
2015-present Dublin Institute of Technology
Years County Apps (scores)
2016- Kilkenny 2 (0-3)
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 1
All-Irelands 0
All Stars 0
*Inter County team apps and scores correct as of 18:00, 14 August 2016.

Liam Blanchfield (born 1996) is an Irish hurler who plays as a left wing-forward for the Kilkenny senior team.

Born in Bennettsbridge, County Kilkenny, Blanchfield first excelled at hurling during his schooling at St. Kieran's College. He won back-to-back All-Ireland medals with the college in 2014 and 2015, acting as vice-captain of the team for the latter success. Blanchfield had earlier tasted success with the Benenttsbridge minor team, winning a county championship medal as a fourteen-year-old in 2011. Three years later he was a key member of the full-forward line on the Bennettsbridge team that claimed the county junior championship before later winning the Leinster and All-Ireland titles. Blanchfield won a county intermediate championship medal in 2015, before later claiming Leinster and All-Ireland medals.

Blanchfield made his debut on the inter-county scene at the age of sixteen when he first played for the Kilkenny minor team. He won back-to-back Leinster medals in this grade before winning an All-Ireland medal in 2014. He subsequently joined the Kilkenny under-21 team. Blanchfield made his senior debut for Kilkenny during the 2016 league.[1] He has since gone on to win one Leinster medal.

Career statistics

As of match played 13 August 2016.
Team Year National League Leinster All-Ireland Total
Kilkenny 2016 Division 1A 21-0310-0010-0341-06
Total 21-0310-0010-0341-06


St. Kieran's College


  1. Keane, Paul (3 April 2016). "Kilkenny make light work of Offaly challenge". RTÉ Sport. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
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