Peter Barry (hurler)

Peter Barry (born 24 November 1974) is an Irish retired hurler who played as a left wing-back for the Kilkenny senior team.

Barry made his first appearance for the team during the 1997 championship and was a regular member of the starting fifteen until his retirement after the 2005 championship. During that time he won three All-Ireland winners' medals, five Leinster winners' medals, three National League winners' medals and three All-Star awards. Barry ended up as an All-Ireland runner-up on three occasions.

At club level Barry is a one-time All-Ireland-winning captain with James Stephens. In addition to this he has also won two Leinster medals and two county club championship medals.

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