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All-Stars for Lee and Aidan, YFOTY for Diarmuid

Photo: 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, […]

Cillian scoops second YFOTY award

Tonight was All-Star award night up here at the National Convention Centre and with Keith, Ger, Lee and Alan collecting their gongs it was always going to be a good night for the county. It was made even better, though, with the announcement that Cillian O’Connor was, for the second year running, named the Young Footballer of the Year. Ed […]

It pays to lose

The GPA football team of the year for 2010 has just been announced.  While this line-up goes some way towards rectifying the stupidities on this year’s All-Star selection (notably by picking Daniel Goulding instead of Colm Cooper) it is a team that comprises five players from beaten All-Ireland finalists Down while only three of Cork’s victorious side make the cut. […]