Pádraic Maher has insisted he still has more to offer the Tipperary hurlers but doesn’t expect to be in a position to do so until midway through the national league.
The three-time All-Ireland winner and former captain will turn 33 next month but is committed to returning to Premier County duty under new Tipp manager Colm Bonnar.
He hasn’t rejoined the panel yet though as he deals with an ongoing ankle issue “which will probably require surgery” following retirement and “a couple of small issues, nothing major” and doesn’t expect to feature in the early rounds of Tipp’s Division One, Group B campaign.
Time isn’t on Maher’s side as Tipp will cram five rounds of games into just seven weekends between February 5th and March 20th when activity beg …