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Six All-Stars for us as Andy bags FOTY award

Photo: @GAA We can’t have any complaints about how the awards were dished out tonight. Six was always the maximum number of All-Stars we were going to get and we got them all, while Andy Moran, as widely expected, bagged the Footballer of the Year award. Our six All-Star winners tonight were David Clarke, who edged out Stephen Cluxton for […]

Busy weekend on and off the field coming up

Photo: Joe.ie We’re into November and, with it, all that cold and darkness. Championship action in high summer already feels like another country. But although the inter-county season is well over at this stage, club action is still going strong. County honours have all been claimed by now and this weekend there are several provincial club championship matches down for […]

Twelve All-Star and two FOTY nominations for us

The list of the 2017 GAA/GPA football All-Stars have been published and, as you’d expect, we feature heavily on it. We’re well represented in both All-Star nominations and on the Footballer of the Year shortlist. Dublin, predictably, lead the way with 13 nominations, we’re next on 12, then it’s Tyrone (6), Kerry (5), 2 apiece for Roscommon, Kildare and Down, […]

Lee and Diarmuid scoop Player of the Year awards

The GAA/GPA All-Star awards ceremony took place this evening in Dublin’s Convention Centre. As well as the All-Star awards collected by David Clarke, Brendan Harrison, Lee Keegan and Colm Boyle, the county enjoyed unprecedented double success in the individual awards, with Lee winning the Footballer of the Year award and Diarmuid O’Connor winning a second successive Young Footballer of the Year gong. […]

All-Stars for Lee and Aidan, YFOTY for Diarmuid

Photo: Gaelicplayers.com The 2015 All-Star bash is currently underway and this year’s All-Star football team was announced a short time ago. For a change, there wasn’t a single surprise in this year’s awards and, as expected, we’ve got two players on the team – Lee Keegan at wing-back and Aidan O’Shea at full-forward. It’s Lee’s third All-Star award, cementing his […]

Seven All-Star nominees for us

Photo: GAA Time for some light relief, I reckon. The list of nominees – 45 in all – for this year’s GAA/GPA Football All-Stars was released overnight and we’ve seven players on the list. Chris Barrett, Keith Higgins, Lee Keegan, Tom Parsons, Diarmuid O’Connor, Aidan O’Shea and Cillian O’Connor all make this year’s shortlist. In addition, Diarmuid has, as expected, […]