Tuesday 21 November 2017

David Clarke pips Stephen Cluxton as GAA All-Stars team named

Dublin captain Stephen Cluxton applauds the supporters after the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Final match between Dublin and Mayo at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
Dublin captain Stephen Cluxton applauds the supporters after the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Final match between Dublin and Mayo at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Mayo goalkeeper David Clarke has pipped Dublin shotstopper Stephen Cluxton to the 2017 PwC GAA/GPA Football All Stars team.

Clarke was one of six Mayo players to earn a nomination with All-Ireland champions Dublin earning a further seven nominations, while Dublin forward Con O'Callaghan also earned the Young Footballer of the Year.

Meanwhile Kerry's Paul Geaney and Tyrone's Colm Cavanagh rounded out the side.

PwC GAA/GPA Football All Stars:

1. David Clarke (Mayo)

2. Chris Barrett (Mayo)

3. Michael Fitzsimons (Dublin)

4. Keith Higgins (Mayo)

5. Colm Boyle (Mayo)

6. Cian O'Sullivan (Dublin)

7. Jack McCaffrey (Dublin)

8. Colm Cavanagh (Tyrone)

9. James McCarthy (Dublin)

10. Dean Rock (Dublin)

11. Aidan O'Shea (Mayo)

12. Con O'Callaghan (Dublin)

13. Paul Mannion (Dublin)

14. Paul Geaney (Kerry)

15. Andy Moran (Mayo)

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