So your three stars that never got the recognition that they might have. Could be club lads who should have played county or were recognised late? Or county lads who for whatever reason went under the radar a wee bit.
For me, Liam Doyle of Clare was a class hurler from what was an intermediate club, Bodyke. Never got much mention, when compared with Seanie McMahon and the Lohans. I think, he was a more skilful stick man.
Centre back. Pivotal position in hurling. Hubert Rigney hurled senior for 12 years for Offaly and quietly beat most opponents in that time. Captained Rynaghs to three county titles. Bloomed unseen in many ways.
Finally, within Dublin- Alan Breathnach from Setanta. Smashing hurler with a great hand under a high ball. Did play county but should have been a feature for years. Brilliant hurler.