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46 Standout Gaelic Footballers Playing In America This Summer

46 Standout Gaelic Footballers Playing In America This Summer
By PJ Browne Updated

With the GAA inter-county season nearing an end, and the involvement of most teams over, many Gaelic footballers have taken the chance to spent part of the summer in America.

The Chicago Senior Championship, which will feature top players from Armagh, Mayo, Monaghan and Tyrone, should be especially interesting this year.

GAA players in America this summer


Connaire Mackin, Shane O'Neills - Parnells, Chicago
Conor Turbitt, Clann Eireann - Connemara Gaels, Boston
Justin Kieran, Grange - Connemara Gaels, Boston
Rian O'Neill, Crossmaglen Rangers - Parnells, Chicago
Cian McConville, Crossmaglen Rangers - Wolfetones, Chicago

5 June 2022; Connaire Mackin of Armagh and Rory Brennan of Tyrone during the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Round 1 match between Armagh and Tyrone at Athletic Grounds in Armagh. Photo by Ben McShane/Sportsfile


Keelan Sexton, Kilmurry-Ibrickane - Donegal, Boston
Emmet McMahon, Kildysart - Ulster, San Francisco


Sean Powter, Douglas - Wolfetones, Chicago



Ciaran McFaul, Glen, - Donegal, Boston


Oisin Gallen, Sean MacCumhaill - St Patricks, Philadelphia
Peadar Mogan, St Nauls - St Patricks, Philadelphia

26 February 2022; Oisin Gallen of Donegal celebrates scoring a point during the Allianz GAA Football League Division 1 match between Donegal and Tyrone at MacCumhaill Park in Ballybofey, Donegal. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile


Barry O'Hagan, Clonduff - Parnells, Chicago
Ryan Johnston, Kilcoo - Parnells, Chicago
Dylan Ward, Kilcoo - Parnells, Chicago


Eric Lowndes, St Peregrines - Ulster, San Francisco
Harry Ladd, Lucan Sarsfields - Ulster, San Francisco
Paul Mannion, Kilmacud Crokes - Donegal, Boston



James McMahon, Roslea Shamrocks - Aidan McAnespies, Boston
Darragh McGurn, Belnaleck Art McMurroughs - Padraig Pearses, Chicago

11 June 2022; Oisín Mullin of Mayo gets away from Jimmy Hyland of Kildare during the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Round 2 match between Mayo and Kildare at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile


Barry McHugh, Mountbellow-Moylough - Wolfetones, Chicago


Brian O'Donovan, Monaleen - Padraig Pearses, Chicago


James Moran, Killoe Young Emmets - Ulster, San Francisco


29 May 2022; Enda Smith of Roscommon protests during the Connacht GAA Football Senior Championship Final match between Galway and Roscommon at Pearse Stadium in Galway. Photo by Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile


Enda Hession, Garrymore - John McBrides, Chicago
Jack Carney, Kilmeena - John McBrides, Chicago
Eoghan McLaughlin, Westport - John McBrides, Chicago
Matthew Ruane, Breaffy - John McBrides, Chicago
Paul Towey, Charlestown Sarsfields - John McBrides, Chicago
Oisin Mullin, Kilmaine - John McBrides, Chicago
Fionn McDonagh, Westport - John McBrides, Chicago



Gary Mohan, Truagh Gaels - Wolfetones, Chicago
Stephen O'Hanlon, Carrickmacross - Wolfetones, Chicago
Jack McCarron, Currin - St Patricks, Philadelphia
Sean Jones, Inniskeen - Padraig Pearses, Chicago
Aaron Mulligan, Latton - Young Irelands, Philadelphia
Dessie Mone, Clontibret - Padraig Pearses, Chicago


Enda Smith, Boyle - Wolfetones, Chicago
Keith Doyle, St Dominics - Galway, Boston

14 May 2022; Tyrone Ruairí Canavan, left, and Lórcan McGarrity celebrate after their side's victory in the EirGrid GAA Football All-Ireland Under 20 Championship Final match between Kildare and Tyrone at Avant Money Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada, Carrick-on-Shannon in Leitrim. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile


Jack Lavin, Ballymote - Galway, Boston


Michael Quinlivan, Clonmel Commercials - Brooklyn Shamrocks
Conall Kennedy, Clonmel Commercials - Padraig Pearses, Chicago


Ruairi Canavan, Errigal Ciaran - St Patricks, Philadelphia
Michael McKernan, Coalisland Na Fianna - Parnells, Chicago
Conor Meyler, Omagh St Endas - Parnells, Chicago
James Donaghy, Carrickmore - Kevin Barrys, Philadelphia
Michael McGleenan, Eglish - Kevin Barrys, Philadelphia
Cormac Munroe, Carrickmore - Young Irelands, Philadelphia

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