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Senior & Intermediate Championship Draw 2018

Under the new format for 2018, the Cormac Leonard Commercials Senior and Intermediate Championship draws took place last night (Mon 13 August) following the meeting of the County Committee. Please note: CCC will confirm full list of dates and times as soon as possible. Senior Championship Groups 2018 Group A Ballymacnab | Dromintee | Sarsfields […]

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Junior Club Championship Draw 2018

The Armagh GAA Cormac Leonard Commericals Junior Football Championship Draw 2018 under the new Round Robin format has been made.  Please see below Groups and Fixtures. Please note: CCC will confirm fixture with no date following the draw for the SFC & IFC which will take place on Monday 13 August at the County Board […]

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Club Championship Hurling Finals

Armagh Junior and Senior Club Hurling Championship Finals will take place this Saturday 11 August in the Athletic Grounds.  Best wishes to our three clubs involved in the hurling championship finals. Junior Final, 4.30pm Sean Treacys v Céide Lámh Dhearg Senior Final, 6.30pm Middletown v Céide Lámh Dhearg

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New Armagh GAA Club Championship Sponsor – Cormac Leonard Commercials

Armagh GAA are delighted to announce Cormac Leonard Commercials Ltd as the sponsor of the Armagh GAA Club Championships for 2018-2020. For over 40 years Cormac Leonard Commercials has been at the forefront of commercial vehicles and plant machinery sales in the UK, Ireland and worldwide.  https://www.cormacleonard.com/ Armagh GAA Chairperson Mickey Savage welcomed the new sponsorship […]

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The annual Armagh GAA Golf Classic 2018 will take place at Ashfield Golf Club, Cullyhanna, County Armagh on Saturday 11th August 2018. Fourball Teams (£200) Includes green fees, mid-round snacks/refreshments and a meal for all golfers. Main Sponsor for this year’s Golf Classic is JG McNicholl Ltd Insurance Brokers. This is a great opportunity to show your support to Armagh GAA whilst enjoying […]

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Armagh Club Hurling Championships

Armagh Junior and Senior Club Hurling Championships will get underway this weekend with two double headers in the Athletic Grounds. Sat 21 July – Semi Finals Craobh Rua v Sean Treacys at 6pm followed by Cuchulainns v Middletown at 7.45pm Sun 22 July – Semi Finals Keady II v Killeavy at 6pm followed by Keady v […]

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Shea Loye
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Shea Loye

Age:  19

Height: 6ft

Weight: 82kg

Position: ​Forward

Club:  Mullaghbawn

Honours: Ulster Colleges Herald, Treanor & McCormack Cups, Armagh u16 1b league, Armagh minor division 1 all county league, Armagh u21 division 2 all county championship, Armagh senior division 2b league

Inter-County Debut

Competition:                       Year:                         Opposition:

Joined panel January 2018.

Occupation:  electrician

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Ciaran McDonald

Twitter: @shealoyee

Seán O’Hanlon
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Seán O’Hanlon

Age:  30

Height: 6’1”

Weight: 80kg

Position: Goalkeeper

Club:  Killeavy

Honours:  2012 Armagh Intermediate Championship; 2017 Armagh Intermediate Championship; 2018 NFL Division 3

Inter-County Debut

Competition:                       Year:                         Opposition:

 

Occupation:  Project Manager

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Paul McStay

Twitter:  @soh_1988

Ryan McShane
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Ryan McShane

Age:  23

Height: 5ft 7

Weight: 73kg

Position: Forward

Club: Armagh Harps

Honours:  Minor Club Championship, U21 Club Championship, Senior Club Championship 2017

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup        Year: 2018              Opposition: UUJ

 

Occupation:  Stonemason

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Cristiano Ronaldo

Twitter: @MiniMcShane

Instagram: @Mini_McShane

Ruairi Mc Caughley
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Ruairi Mc Caughley

Age:  25

Height: 5ft 7

Weight: 78kg

Position:       Defender

Club:  Wolfe Tone Derrymacash

Honours:  MacLarnon Cup

Inter-County Debut

Competition: Mc Kenna Cup                   Year: 2016              Opposition: Cavan

 

Occupation:  Marketing Executive

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Roy Keane

Instagram Handle:  @ruairi.mc2

Ross McQuillan
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name: Ross McQuillan

Age: 19

Height: 6ft 2

Weight: 12 stone

Position: Defender | Midfielder |Forward

Club: St Patricks, Cullyhanna

Honours: 2018 NFL Division 3, 2 Leinster School Championships, U21 Armagh Championship

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup        Year: 2018               Opposition: Donegal

Occupation: Student

Childhood Sporting Hero: Aaron Kernan

Instagram: @rossmcquillan25

Ronan Lappin
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Ronan Lappin

Age:  26

Height: 6ft 4

Weight: 13st 10lbs

Position:   Forward

Club:  Maghery Sean MacDermott’s

Honours: 

1 x Armagh Senior Championship

2 x Armagh Senior Div 1 League

2 x MacRory Cup

1 x Hogan Cup

Inter-County Debut

Competition:           McKenna Cup          Year: 2018               Opposition: Down

 

Occupation:  Accountant

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Robbie Keane

Twitter – @ronanlappin

Instagram – @ronanlappin

Patrick Burns
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Patrick Burns

Age:  25

Height: 6ft

Weight: 84kg

Position:       Defender

Club:  Forkhill

Honours:  Freshers All-Ireland Champions 2013 (Queens),

Ulster minor league winner,

National League Division 3 winner,

Armagh League Division 3 winner.

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup

Year: 2017

Opposition: Down

 

Occupation:  Actuary

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Paul McGrane/Kieran McGeeney

Twitter Handle: @patrickburns93

Instagram Handle: @Patrickburns93

Michael Stevenson
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Michael Stevenson

Age:  27

Height: 5 foot 10 inches

Weight: 79.4kg

Position: Forward

Club:  Sarsfields GFC

Honours:  Intermediate Armagh Club Championship/ Asian Games Championship Winner/ Div 3 League Armagh

Inter-County Debut

Competition: Division 1 League                         Year: 2012              Opposition: Mayo

 

Occupation:  Teacher

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Oisin McConville

Instagram Handle: @michaelstevenson90

Lorcán Oliver
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Lorcán Oliver

Age:  22

Height: 6ft 5

Weight: 97kg

Position:  Midfielder

Club:  Armagh Harps

Honours:  Armagh Senior Football Championship, Armagh Minor Football Championship

 

Inter-County Debut

Competition:                       Year:                         Opposition:

 

Occupation: Student

Childhood Sporting Hero: Kieran McGeeney

Instagram Handle: @lorcanoliver

Kevin Dyas
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Kevin Dyas

Age:  30

Height: 6ft

Weight: 80kg

Position: Forward

Club:  Kilmacud Crokes

Honours:  Ulster Minor Championship, Ulster U21 Championship

 

Inter-County Debut

Competition: NFL               Year: 2007              Opposition: Kildare

 

Occupation:  Management Consultant

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Henrik Larsson

Twitter Handle:  @dyaskev

Instagram: @kevindyas

Joe McElroy
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Joe McElroy

Age:  23

Height: 6ft 1

Weight: 84kg

Position:       Defender

Club: Armagh Harps         

Honours: 

2 x Armagh Club Minor championship, 1 x U21 Armagh Club Championship, 1x Armagh Senior Club Championship

NFL Division 3 2018

Inter-County Debut

Competition: National League

Year:2016

Opposition: Galway

 

Occupation:  Student Teacher

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Oisin McConville

 Instagram Handle:  @jmcelroy27

Jamie Cosgrove
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Jamie Cosgrove

Age:  23

Height: 5ft 11

Weight: 12st

Position:       Defender

Club:  Killeavy

Honours: 

Club Intermediate Championship, Minor Club Championship

Inter-County Debut

Competition: NFL Div 3                Year: 2018              Opposition: Offaly

 

Occupation:  Student

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Francie Bellew

Instagram Handle:  @jamiecosgrove

James McAlinden
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  James McAlinden

Age:  19

Height: 5ft 8

Weight: 165Ibs

Position:       Defender

Club:  Sarsfields

Honours:

McCormick Cup St. Ronans College

Ulster Colleges All Star

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup        Year: 2018               Opposition: Donegal

 

Occupation:  Student

Childhood Sporting Hero: Oisin Smyth

Twitter: @jamesmcalinden1

 Instagram: @jamesmcalinden6

Eoghan McDonnell
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Eoghan McDonnell

Age:  19

Height: 6ft

Weight:  81kg

Position: Midfielder

Club:  Mullaghbawn

Honours:  Herald cup, Nolan cup, U16 Div 1B, Minor Div 1 League, Senior 2B League, U21 Intermediate Championship

Inter-County Debut

Competition: NFL Division 3        Year:              2018              Opposition: Offaly

 

Occupation:  Electrician

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Paul McGrane

Instagram:  @eoghanmcdonnell

Eddie English
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Eddie English

Age:  24

Height: 5ft 9

Weight: 12stone

Position: Forward

Club:  Mullaghbawn

Honours:  MacLarnon Cup 2012, Club Division 2b league 2017, NFL Div 3 2018

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup                    Year: 2014              Opposition: Queens

 

Occupation:  Electrician

Childhood Sporting Hero: Bernard Brogan   

Twitter: @Eddieenglish

Instagram:  @eddienglish78

Eamon McGeown
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Eamon McGeown                     

Age:  29

Height: 6’2

Weight: 14stone

Position: Forward

Club:  Highmoss Sarsfields

Honours:

NFL Div 3 Champions 2019

Armagh Intermediate Championship 2010

2 Armagh League Titles

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup                    Year: 2019              Opposition: UUJ

 

Occupation:  Logistics Co-ordinator

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Kieran McGurk

Twitter Handle:  @mcgeown14

Darren McKenna
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Darren McKenna                                  

Age:  23

Height: 6’ 1’’

Weight: 82 KG

Position:       Defender | Midfielder |

Club:  Dromintee

Honours:  Division 3 National League, Armagh Minor League  

Inter-County Debut

Competition: Championship                   Year: 2017              Opposition: Tyrone

 

Occupation:  Electrician

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Paul McGrane

Instagram Handle:  @darrenmc95

Connaire Mackin
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Connaire Mackin

Age:  23

Height: 6ft 2

Weight: 83 Kg

Position:       Defender | Midfielder |Forward

Club: Shane O’Neills         

Honours:  Minor Championship, U21 Championship, MacLarnon Cup.

Inter-County Debut

Competition: NFL Division 3                    Year: 2018   Opposition: Fermanagh

 

Occupation:  Joiner

Childhood Sporting Hero:  John McEntee

Instagram Handle:  @connairemack_

Charlie Magill
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Charlie Magill

Age:  20

Height: 6ft

Weight: 76kg

Position: Forward

Club:  Redmond O’Hanlons GAC

Honours:  Intermediate U21 Championship

Inter-County Debut

Competition:           –           Year:      –             Opposition:    –

 

Occupation:  Student

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Colm Cooper/ Cristiano Ronaldo

Instagram:  @charliemagill97

Cathair McGeary
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name: Cathair McGeary

Age: 19

Height: 6ft 1

Weight: 77kg

Position: Defender

Club: Collegeland O’Rahillys

Honours:

Inter-County Debut

Competition: Mckenna cup Year: 2018 Opposition: Donegal

Occupation: Student

Childhood Sporting Hero: Usain Bolt

Instagram Handle: @cathairmcgeary18

Charlie Vernon
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Charlie Vernon

Age:  31

Height: 6ft 1

Weight: 14.5st

Position:       Midfielder

Club:  Armagh Harps

Honours:  1 Railway Cup, 2 Ulster Senior c’ships, 3 National leagues, County Player of Year 2015, 1 Ulster U21 c’ship, 1 Senior club c’ship, 1 u21 Club c’ship, Sigerson Cup, Ryan Cup, Captain Ireland International Rules u-18, 1 x Ulster minor club c’ship, 2x Minor Club c’ships and 1 Ulster Minor League.

Inter-County Debut

Competition: National League                Year: 2006              Opposition: Kildare

 

Occupation:  Chartered Accountant

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Michael Jordan

Twitter Handle:  @charlievernon86

Niall Rowland
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Niall Rowland

Age:  27

Height: 5ft 11

Weight: 82kg

Position:       Defender

Club:  Culloville Blues

Honours:  Ulster Minor League & Championship 2009, All Ireland Minor C’ship 2009, Armagh Intermediate Championship 2011, Armagh Intermediate League 2016, NFL Division 3 2018

Inter-County Debut

Competition:    McKenna CUP       Year:           2013              Opposition: Down

 

Occupation:  Marketing Executive

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Ronan Clarke

Twitter Handle:  @NiallR12

 

Ben Crealey
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Ben Crealey

Age:  20

Height: 6ft 5

Weight: 92kg

Position: Midfielder

Club:  Maghery Sean MacDermott’s

Honours:

Armagh Senior Championship 2016, Allianz League D3 2018.

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup               Year: 2017             Opposition: Derry

 

Occupation: Student

Childhood Sporting Hero: Zinedine Zidane

Instagram Handle: @ben_crealey

Aaron McKay
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Aaron McKay

Age:  22

Height: 6ft 1

Weight: 86kg

Position:       Defender

Club:  St. Patrick’s Dromintee

Honours: 

Ulster Colleges Treanor Cup, Mac Cormack Cup and Mac Larnon Cup

U18 Masita All Ireland Schools Noonan Cup

Sigerson Cup

 

Inter-County Debut

Competition: National League   Year:   2017  Opposition: Sligo

 

Occupation:  Student

Childhood Sporting Hero: Paul Mc Grane

Twitter: @AMcKay95  

Instagram:  @aaronmckay6

Gavin McParland
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Gavin Mc Parland

Age:  27

Height: 6ft

Weight: 13.8 stone

Position:       Forward

Club: Ballymacnab

Honours:

Minor Ulster/League and All Ireland 2009

Inter-County Debut

Competition: Mc Kenna Cup       Year: 2011               Opposition: Down

 

Occupation:  Beef Farmer

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Ciaran McDonald

Twitter Handle: @gavinmcparland

Instagram Handle: @gavinmcp14

Jemar Hall
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Jemar Hall

Age:  24

Height: 5ft 8

Weight: 75kg

Position:  Forward

Club:  Forkhill

Honours: 

MacLarnon Cup

B All-Ireland Colleges 2012

Armagh NFL Division 3 2013

 

Inter-County Debut

Competition: O’Fiaich Cup          Year: 2016               Opposition: Derry

 

Occupation:  Personal Trainer

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Ronaldo

Twitter Handle:     @JemarHall

Instagram Handle:  @Jemar_Hall

Oisin Mac Iomhair
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Oisín Mac Íomhair

Age:  28

Height: 6ft

Weight: 84kg

Position: Forward

Club:  Na Piarsaigh Eanach Mór

Honours:  Mac Rory Cup, Hogan Cup, Armagh U21 Intermediate Championship, Armagh Junior Championship, NFL Division 3 (2015 & 2018)

Inter-County Debut

Competition: O’Fiaich Cup          Year: 2013              Opposition: Down

Occupation:  Teacher

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Oisín McConville & Maurice Fitzgearld

Instagram Handle:   @oisin90

 

Aidan Forker
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Aidan Forker

Age:  26

Height: 5ft 11

Weight: 13.5 stone

Position:       Defender | Forward

Club:  Maghery GFC

Honours: Armagh Senior County Championship 2016, County League Division 3, MacRory Cup.

Inter-County Debut

Competition: O’Fiaich Cup          Year: 2011              Opposition: Meath

 

Occupation:  Teacher

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Brian O’Driscoll, Steven Gerard, Paudric Joyce

Twitter: @AidanForker

Instagram: @aforker1

Brendan Donaghy
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Brendan Donaghy        

Age:  31

Height: 6ft 1

Weight: 13st

Position:       Defender

Club:  Clonmore Robert Emmets

Honours:  2 x Junior Championship

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup        Year:  2006  Opposition:  Fermanagh

 

Occupation:  Quality Manager

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Kieran McGeeney, Oisin McConville

Twitter Handle:  @DonaghyBrendan

Niall Grimley
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Niall Grimley

Age:  23

Height: 6ft 2

Weight: 87kg

Position:       Midfielder | Forward

Club:  Madden Raparees

Honours:  2018 NFL League Division 3, 2013 Intermediate Club Championship

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup        Year: 2016              Opposition: Cavan

 

Occupation:  Data Input Operator

Childhood Sporting Hero:  David Beckham

Twitter: @niallgrimley

Instagram:  @niallgrimley

Stephen Sheridan
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Stephen Sheridan                     

Age:  28       

Height: 6’1

Weight: 85 kg

Position:       Midfielder

Club:  Peadar O’Doirnin, Forkhill

Honours: Ulster University – Ryan Cup 2016, Armagh – Div 3 winners 2018

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup                   Year: 2015              Opposition: Tyrone

 

Occupation: 

Childhood Sporting Hero:  LeBron James

Twitter: @Stephensher8

Instagram Handle:  @Stephensher8

Ciaran Higgins
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Ciaran Higgins

Age:  21

Height: 6ft 3

Weight: 93kg

Position:       Defender

Club:  Maghery

Honours:  Senior County championship 2016, Senior County League 2013

Inter-County Debut

Competition: NFL Division 3        Year: 2017              Opposition: Sligo

 

Occupation:  Student

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Steven Gerrard

Twitter: @ciaranhiggs

Instagram Handle:  @Ciaran_Higgins_

Oisin Lappin
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Oisin Lappin

Age:  28

Height: 6ft

Weight: 80kg

Position:       Defender

Club:  Maghery

Honours:  Armagh Senior Club Championship 2016, MacRory & Hogan Cup 2008

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup        Year: 2017              Opposition: Derry

 

Occupation:  Accountant

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Ronaldo

Instagram Handle:  @oisinlappin

 

Ethan Rafferty
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Ethan Rafferty

Age:  24

Height: 6ft 3in

Weight: 92kg

Position: Forward

Club:  St. Colmcilles Grange

Honours: 

NFL Div 3 2015 & 2018

U21 Club Intermediate Championship

Inter-County Debut

Competition: Dr McKenna Cup  Year: 2013  Opposition: Cavan

 

Occupation:  Administration

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Dan Carter

Twitter: @Ethan_Raff

Instagram Handle:  @ethanraff5

 

Patrick Morrison
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  PatrickPaddy’ Morrison

Age:  34

Height:  6’3”

Weight: 14st

Position:       Goalkeeper

Club:  Na Clarsaigh, Ard Mhacha

Honours:

2017 County Armagh SFC Winner

O’Fiaich Cup Winner 2016

NFL Div.3 Winner 2015; 2018

Ulster County Minor League Winners 2001

MacRory Cup Winner 2000

2 x Division 2 Club League Titles

5 x B Championships

U21 County Champions 2004

Minor County Champions 2002

U10/12/14/16/Minor League & C’ships

 

Inter-County Debut

Competition: NFL Div.3               Year: 2015              Opposition: Limerick

 

Occupation:  Revalidation Support Officer for Southern Trust

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Michael Jordan, Jonah Lomu, Peter Schmeichel

Twitter | Instagram Handle:  None

Andrew Murnin
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Andrew Murnin

Age:  26

Height:  6ft 2

Weight: 85kg

Position: Full Forward

Club:  St Pauls Lurgan

Honours:

2009 – Minor All-Ireland Championship, League and Ulster Championship
2014 – Armagh Intermediate Club Championship and League

2015 – NFL Div 3

2018 – NFL Div 3
Inter-County Debut

Competition: NFL               Year: 2015                           Opposition: Limerick

 

Occupation:  Accountant

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Anthony Tohill

 Instagram Handle:  @amurnin91

Anto Duffy
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Anto Duffy

Age:  27

Height:  6ft 1

Weight: 14st

Position: Midfielder / Forward

Club:  Pearse Ogs

Honours:

U14, U16, Senior Championship

NFL Div 3 2018

Inter-County Debut

Competition: Ulster Championship       Year: 2010   Opposition: Donegal

 

Occupation:  Joiner

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Paul McGrane

 Instagram Handle:  @antoduffy8

Jack Grugan
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Jack Grugan

Age:  24

Height: 6ft 2

Weight: 98kg

Position:       Forward

Club:  Ballymacnab Round Towers

Honours:  U18 Club League and Championship 2011, NFL Division 3 2018

Inter-County Debut

Competition:                       Year:                         Opposition:

 

Occupation:  Teacher

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Michael Murphy/Steven Mc Donnell

Instagram:  @jackgrugan

 

Aaron Findon
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Aaron Findon     

Age:  25

Height: 6ft 5

Weight: 97kg

Position:       Midfielder

Club:  St Peters Lurgan

Honours:  MacLarnon Cup, Ulster Minor League, All Ireland Freshers Championship, 2 x NFL Division 3, Irish News All Star

Inter-County Debut

Competition: O’Fiaich Cup          Year: 2013              Opposition: Down

 

Occupation:  Sales Rep @theGAAstore

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Paul McGrane

Twitter: @aaronfindon

Instagram:  @finbin93

Gregory McCabe
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Greg McCabe

Age:  23

Height: 5ft 11

Weight: 77kg

Position: Defender

Club:  Shane O’Neills

Honours:  U14 All County Feile, U14 Championship, U21 Club Championship, MacLarnon Cup, All Ireland Intermediate, Mac Cormack Cup, NFL Div 3.

Inter-County Debut

Competition: Div 3 NFL    Year: 2017  Opposition: Longford

 

Occupation:  Coach

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Steven Gerrard

Instagram:  @gregmccabe95

Rory Grugan
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Rory Grugan

Age:  27

Height: 6ft 1

Weight: 81kg

Position:       Forward

Club:  Ballymacnab GFC

Honours:  All Ireland Minor C’ship 2009, NFL Division 3 2018

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup                   Year: 2011              Opposition: Down

 

Occupation:  French Teacher

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Oisin McConville

Twitter Handle: @Grugs_91

Instagram Handle:  @Grugs_91

Blaine Hughes
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name: Blaine Hughes

Age:  22

Height: 5ft 11

Weight: 76kg

Position: Goalkeeper       

Club: Carrickcruppen       

Honours:  MacLarnon Cup, All Ireland Schools, County Championship Under 16

Inter-County Debut

Competition: NFL               Year: 2017               Opposition: Longford

Occupation:  Stock Control Administrator

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Ciaran McDonald

Instagram: @blainehughes

Ryan Owens
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Ryan Owens

Age:  19

Height: 5ft 10

Weight: 75kg

Position: Defender

Club:  Clann Eireann

Honours:  NFL Division 3 2018, Ulster College All Star, Club Player of the Year

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup                    Year:  2018              Opposition: Donegal

 

Occupation:  Student/ Part time coach

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Thierry Henry

Instagram Handle:  @ryanowens6

Paul Hughes
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name: Paul Hughes

Age:  26

Height: 5 ft 11

Weight: 12 stone

Position:       Defender

Club:  Crossmaglen

Honours:  2 All-Ireland Senior Club, 4 Ulster Senior Club, 6 County Senior Clubs, 3 County U21 Club and 2 Gaelic Life Ulster Club All-Stars

Inter-County Debut

Competition: National League                Year: 2014              Opposition: Louth

 

Occupation:  Construction Worker

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Oisin McConville

Twitter Handle: @Paulhughes91

Instagram Handle:  @Paulhughes91

Mark Shields
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Mark Shields

Age:  28

Height: 6ft

Weight: 13 stone

Position: Defender

Club: St. Killian’s Whitecross      

Honours:   Club Intermediate Champions 2007 & 2016, NFL Division 3 Champions 2015 & 2018.

 

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup                    Year: 2012               Opposition: Down

 

Occupation:  Physiotherapist Student

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Dennis Bergkamp

Twitter: @markshields_89

Instagram: @mark_Shields7

Colm Watters
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Colm Watters

Age:  29

Height: 6ft

Weight: 82kg

Position: Forward

Club:  Culloville

Honours:  2005 Ulster Minor Football Championship, U17 International Rules Series, 2010 NFL Division 2,  2011 Armagh Intermediate Championship, 2016 Armagh Div. 2 League, 2018 NFL Division 3
Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup        Year: 2010  Opposition: UUJ

 

Occupation:  Quantity Surveyor

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Armagh’s Ulster winning team of 1999… McGeeney, McGrane, McConville, McEntees, McKeever, Marsden.