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7 Of The Best Underage Gaelic Football Goals Of 2015

7 Of The Best Underage Gaelic Football Goals Of 2015
By PJ Browne
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Dan Ó Duinnín (two goals)

Dan Ó Duinnín should have a goal genre named after him.

Three times this year (the third goal is down the page) for his school Colaiste Ghobnatan, the Cork minor set off on lung-busting solo runs which resulted in the green flag being raised.

The two below were scored in the All-Ireland Schools C final back in April, which Ó Duinnín's side lost to Ardscoil Rathangan.


Video: Sideline Eye

Sarah Dillon

So, we're cheating here, but just a little bit.

Sarah Dillon's brilliant goal for Milltown was scored in the All-Ireland Ladies Intermediate Club final. However, Sarah is just 14-years-old, so we feel her inclusion is merited.


Sarah started the move just outside her own half back line with a calm pass before continuing her run upfield where she once again took possession and applied an unstoppable finish.

It was a crucial goal too. Milltown had built up a healthy lead but had it cut to just two points before Sarah's strike with eight minutes remaining in the game.



Video: LadiesFootballTV

Rhys O'Regan

This one is all about the drama.

Clonmel Óg were two points down late in the game to Moyle Rovers in the south Tipperary U14A final when Rhys O'Regan struck to claim victory.


Again, it's another brilliant end-to-end goal featuring a calm and precise finish.


Watch out for the celebrations, and the individual - who we presume is the manager - getting close enough to play corner forward.



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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly scored the best goal of a six-goal thriller between Kildare and Dublin in the Leinster Minor Championship semi-final at Croke Park back in June.

In the 25th minute, Kelly rifled a left-footed shot past Evan Comerford in the Dublin goal.


Kildare would win the game on a scoreline of 3-16 to 3-13. They would go on to win the Leinster Championship before falling to Tipp in the All-Ireland semi-final.


Video: Official GAA

Dan Ó Duinnín

Dan Ó Duinnín's third appearance on this list.

On Colaiste Ghobnatan's run to the All-Ireland Schools C final, Ó Duinnín scored another brilliant effort - this time against Causeway Comprehensive in the Munster semi-final.

Again, he took possession in his own half, though this one featured a little bit more help from teammates than the two with which he lit up the All-Ireland final.


Video: Sideline Eye

Eimear Scally

Cork beat Tipp in the Munster Ladies Minor Football Championship final earlier this year by four points.

It was a game which saw six goals scored, though none more calmly and classily finished Eimear Scally's effort.

Video: Elaine Scally

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