Tommy Butler (hurler)

Tommy Butler
Personal information
Irish name Tomás de Buitléir
Sport Hurling
Position Left corner-forward
Born 1951
Bouladuff, County Tipperary, Ireland
Years Club
1960s-1980s Drom-Inch
Club titles
Tipperary titles 0
Years County Apps (scores)
1975-1980 Tipperary 8 (2-12)
Inter-county titles
Munster titles 0
All-Irelands 0
All Stars 1

Tommy Butler (born 1951) is an Irish retired hurler who played as a left corner-forward for the Tipperary senior team.[1]

After coming to prominence on the Tipp under-21 team, Butler joined the senior team during the 1975 championship and became a regular player until his retirement at the end of the 1980 championship. During that time he won one National Hurling League winners' medal and one All-Star award.[2]

At club level Butler played with the Drom-Inch club.


  1. "Tipoperary Team Players: Tommy Butler". Tipp GAA archives website. Retrieved 28 November 2011.
  2. "Tipperary GAA profile". Hogan Stand website. Retrieved 28 November 2011.

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