Top award for Farthing as Galway dominate minor football selection

August 16, 2022

Galway players celebrate with the Tom Markham Cup ©INPHO/Evan Logan

All-Ireland champions Galway have six players selected on the Electric Ireland GAA Minor Star Football Team of the Year, including Player of the Year Tomás Farthing.

Farthing is joined by team-mates Kyle Gilmore, Cillian Trayers, Jack Lonergan, Éanna Monaghan and Colm Costello in the selection. Mayo, who beat Galway twice in the Connacht MFC before losing the All-Ireland final to their great rivals, have Rio Mortimer, Paul Gilmore, Diarmuid Duffy and Ronan Clarke included.

Ulster champions Tyrone are represented by Ben Hughes, while Derry's Ruairí Forbes and Johnny McGuckian have also made the team. 

Completing the line-up are Fionn Murphy from Kerry and Dublin's Joe Quigley.

Electric Ireland GAA Minor Star Football Team of the Year 2022

1 Kyle Gilmore (Galway and Cortoon Shamrocks)
2 Tomás Farthing (Galway and An Spidéal)
3 Ben Hughes (Tyrone and Donaghmore)
4 Rio Mortimer (Mayo and Claremorris)
5 Paul Gilmore (Mayo and Claremorris)
6 Cillian Trayers (Galway and Claregalway)
7 Fionn Murphy (Kerry and Rathmore)
8 Ruairí Forbes (Derry and Ballinderry Shamrocks)
9 Jack Lonergan (Galway and Claregalway)
10 Johnny McGuckian (Derry and Watty Graham’s Glen)
11 Éanna Monaghan (Galway and Claregalway)
12 Diarmuid Duffy (Mayo and Ballinrobe)
13 Joe Quigley (Dublin and Kilmacud Crokes)
14 Ronan Clarke (Mayo and Bohola Moy Davitts)
15 Colm Costello (Galway and Dunmore MacHales)

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