Tuesday 24 September 2019

Huge boost for Kerry as David Clifford opts to stay at home - report

David Clifford of Kerry celebrates after the Electric Ireland GAA Football All-Ireland Minor Championship Final
David Clifford of Kerry celebrates after the Electric Ireland GAA Football All-Ireland Minor Championship Final

Kerry football has received a massive boost with reports this morning suggesting minor megastar David Clifford has turned down the chance to move to Australia.

The super talented Kingdom forward ran riot in the county's minor final win over Derry in September, scoring 4-4, and had been strongly linked to a move down under.

But the Irish Examiner reports that the 18-year-old is staying put after talks with Eamonn Fitzmaurice.

Fitzmaurice recently agreed to stay on for next year as Kerry manager as the county launched a three-year plan that will focus on the young talent in the county. Clifford's decision to stay could see him catapulted into the senior squad sooner rather than later.

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