Season: 2019

2019

Tipperary Hurling

Tipperary hurling team play in division one a and in the Munster and All Ireland hurling championship

Kevin Quinn

Kevin Quinn is a forward with Antrim playing in Division four football and the Ulster football championship

Ronan Buckley

Ronan Buckley plays for the Kerry football team, he plays in the forwards and made his debut in 2015.

Blackrock

Blackrock GAA club of Ardpatrick and Kilfinane, Co Limerick

Ratoath

Ratoath GAA based in Meath, Ireland

David Moran

David Moran ( Kerry ), the Kerins O’ Rahilly’s club man is fundamental to any hopes Kerry has of catching Dublin and winning an All-Ireland football title.  

The Kingdom are building a youthful and exciting team under Peter Keane, but the key component to any hopes they may have of silverware remains midfielder Moran.  

A brilliant fielder in midfield Moran is also an extremely skilful footballer, and he is vital to the way Kerry move the ball forward from their defence. 

At his best when he is sitting in front of his defenders initiating attacking moves, Kerry fans will be hoping for a big championship from their star midfielder when inter county football resumes in October. 

 

 

 

james mccarthy

James McCarthy

James McCarthy Dublin is a Rolls Royce of a footballer. The Ballymun man could easily have made the defenders list such is his versatility but its at midfield where McCarthy truly shines in a Dublin jersey. A three time all star, he, like so many great players in any sport comes alive when it matters most.

A tremendous athlete as well as a supremely talented footballer, McCarthy is often overlooked when compared with the other superstars of the Dublin team, but it is very often McCarthy that is the catalyst of the Dubs greatest performances.  

Patrick Durcan

Last updated on Sep 29th, 2020 at 11:35

Patrick Durcan (Mayo) deserves his place among the top defenders in the country, Durcan has developed into one of the finest half backs in Ireland. 

Since his debut for the Mayo team the Castlebar man has proven to be a man for the big occasion as his performances in Mayo’s run to the semi final in 2019 and the All Ireland final in 2017 highlight.

His attacking instincts coupled with his defensive skills make him a nightmare for opposition forwards when they face Mayo, as he not only has the ability to nullify the attacking player , but also turn them and make them go back towards their own goal trying to stop him.

 

 

Lee Keegan

Lee Keegan

Last updated on Sep 29th, 2020 at 10:41

Lee Keegan (Mayo) The Mayo man would have serious competition for the number 1 slot on this list but for the fact that Dublin stalwart Jack McCaffrey has stepped away from the Dublin panel for this year’s Championship. 

The Westport man, a winner of four All Stars made his name as a rampaging,attacking half back on the Mayo sides that came so close to All Ireland glory under James Horan and Stephen Rochford. 

The 30 year old is equally effective being used as a designated man marker in his team’s defensive structure though, testament to just how good the former Footballer of the Year really is.