2016 GAA GPA All Stars Awards

The 2016 GAA GPA All Star awards were held last Friday night in the Convention Centre in Dublin. Once again Mayo GAA were well represented at this years Awards. In total four Mayo players were awarded All Stars in football and three in Hurling as well as winning player of the year award in both football and the Nicky Rackard in hurling and young player of the year in football.

mayo football 2016 gaa gpa all stars

Mayo football 2016 GAA GPA All Stars, Brendan Harrison, David Clarke, Lee Keegan & Colm Boyle. Pic: Sportsfile/Seb Daly.

Congratulations to Brendan Harrison (1st All Star), David Clarke (1st All Star), Lee Keegan (4th All Star) and Colm Boyle (3rd All Star). Lee Keegan now also has the accolade of winning the most All Stars in Mayo to date.

2016 GAA GPA All Stars

Goalkeeper

1 David Clarke (Mayo) First time winner

Defenders

2 Brendan Harrison (Mayo) First time winner

3 Jonny Cooper (Dublin) First time winner

4 Philly McMahon (Dublin) Second time winner

5 Lee Keegan (Mayo) Fourth time winner

6 Colm Boyle (Mayo) Third time winner

7 Ryan McHugh (Donegal) First time winner

Midfielders

8 Brian Fenton (Dublin) Second time winner

9 Mattie Donnelly (Tyrone) Second time winner

Forwards

10 Peter Harte (Tyrone) First time winner

11 Diarmuid Connolly (Dublin) Second time winner

12 Ciaran Kilkenny (Dublin) Second time winner

13 Dean Rock (Dublin) First time winner

14 Michael Quinlivan (Tipperary) First time winner

15 Paul Geaney (Kerry) First time winner

2016 GAA GPA Player & Young Player Of The Year Award

lee keegan 2016 all star player of the year

Lee Keegan 2016 GAA GPA All Star Player of the Year. Pic: Sportsfile/Seb Daly.

diarmuid o'connor 2016 gaa gpa all star young player of the year

Diarmuid O’Connor 2016 GAA GPA All Star Young Player of the Year. Pic: Sportsfile/Ramsey Cardy.

There were three nominations for the 2016 GAA GPA player of the year award. Brian Fenton and Ciarán Kilkenny from Dublin and Mayo’s Lee Keegan were the nominee’s for this years award. Congratulations to Lee on winning this years Player of the Year award.

There were two nominees from Tipperary & one from Mayo for the young player of the year award. Josh Keane & Jimmy Feehan from Tipperary and Diarmuid O’Connor from Mayo were nominated.

 

 

2016 GAA GPA Hurling All Stars

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Mayo hurling All Star winners, Cathal Freeman, Joseph Mc Manus, Kenny Feeney & Brian Hunt. Pic: Sportsfile/

Not to be outdone by the football, four of our hurlers also picked up All Stars in the Nicky Rackard competition. Congratulations to Cathal Freeman, Joseph Mc Manus and Brian Hunt on winning All Stars. Congratulations also to Kenny Feeney for winning the player of the year award.
Lee was interviewed on Off The Ball show on Newstalk on Tuesday 8th November, have a listen here;

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