Thursday 22 February 2018

The Sunday Game reveal their Gaelic Football team of the year

Former Kilkenny hurler and Sunday Game analyst Henry Shefflin gives his view on the Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship draw during the 2017 GAA Provincial Senior Football and Hurling Championships draw. RTE Studios, Donnybrook, Dublin. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
Former Kilkenny hurler and Sunday Game analyst Henry Shefflin gives his view on the Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship draw during the 2017 GAA Provincial Senior Football and Hurling Championships draw. RTE Studios, Donnybrook, Dublin. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

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The Sunday Game panel have revealed their 2017 Gaelic Football team of the Year with all but one player competing in Sunday's All-Ireland football final.

Kerry full-forward Paul Geaney is the only non-Dublin/Mayo player on the team with Dublin and Mayo gaining seven selections each.

Stephen Cluxton, Michael Fitzsimons, Cian O'Sullivan, Jack McCaffrey, James McCarthy, Con O'Callaghan and Paul Mannion were selected from Dublin while Keith Higgins, Colm Boyle, Chris Barrett, Tom Parsons, Aidan O'Shea and Andy Moran gaining selection for Mayo.

2016 Footballer of the Year Lee Keegan was a notable omission from the side with his county teammate Colm Boyle and Dublin's Jack McCaffrey both preferred to the Mayo defender.

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