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UCC Well Represented in GAA All Star Nominations

UCC GAA will be well represented at the 2016 All Star Awards with UCC Students Peter Acheson, Conor Sweeney, Michael Quinlivan, Shane Enright, Paul Murphy and Paul Geaney all earning a nomination.

The All Star team will be selected next month, and the awards will be presented at a special banquet on Friday, November 4, 2016.

The nominations in full are as follows:


  1. Evan Comerford (Tipperary)
  2. Stephen Cluxton (Dublin)
  3. David Clarke (Mayo)


  1. Jonny Cooper (Dublin)
  2. Brendan Harrison (Mayo)
  3. Keith Higgins (Mayo)
  4. Cian O’Sullivan (Dublin)
  5. Lee Keegan (Mayo)
  6. Colm Boyle (Mayo)
  7. Philly McMahon (Dublin)
  8. Ryan McHugh (Donegal)
  9. Cathal McCarron (Tyrone)
  10. John Small (Dublin)
  11. Patrick Durcan (Mayo)
  12. Shane Enright (Kerry, UCC)
  13. Declan Kyne (Galway)
  14. James McCarthy (Dublin)
  15. Kevin McLoughlin (Mayo)
  16. Paddy McGrath (Donegal)
  17. Robbie Kiely (Tipperary)
  18. Killian Young (Kerry)


  1. Brian Fenton (Dublin)
  2. Peter Acheson (Tipperary, UCC)
  3. Matthew Donnelly (Tyrone)
  4. Gary Brennan (Clare)
  5. Paul Conroy (Galway)
  6. Colm Cavanagh (Tyrone)


  1. Ciarán Kilkenny (Dublin)
  2. Diarmuid Connolly (Dublin)
  3. Dean Rock (Dublin)
  4. Kevin McManamon (Dublin)
  5. Paul Geaney (Kerry, UCC)
  6. Michael Quinlivan (Tipperary, UCC)
  7. Andy Moran (Mayo)
  8. Conor Sweeney (Tipperary, UCC)
  9. Aidan O’Shea (Mayo)
  10. Paul Murphy (Kerry, UCC)
  11. Cillian O’Connor (Mayo)
  12. Damien Comer (Galway)
  13. Diarmuid O’Connor (Mayo)
  14. Peter Harte (Tyrone)
  15. Danny Cummins (Galway)
  16. Patrick McBrearty (Donegal)
  17. Seán Cavanagh (Tyrone)
  18. Niall Sludden (Tyrone)

Player of the Year Nominees

  1. Brian Fenton (Dublin) 2. Lee Keegan (Mayo) 3. Ciarán Kilkenny (Dublin)

Young Player of the Year Nominees

1. Diarmuid O’Connor (Mayo) 2. Josh Keane (Tipperary) 3. Jimmy Feehan (Tipperary)