Ciaran McKeever

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Ciarán McKeever
Personal information
Sport Gaelic football
Position Centre Back
Born (1983-06-25) 25 June 1983 (age 31)
Armagh, Northern Ireland
Height 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Club(s)
Years Club
2000 - present St Patrick's
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
2003 - present Armagh
Inter-county titles
Ulster titles 5
All Irelands 1
NFL 2
All Stars 0

Ciaran McKeever (born 25 June 1983) is a Gaelic football player from County Armagh, Northern Ireland. He plays for St Patrick's and the Armagh senior inter county football team.[1][2] He won a National Football League medal in 2005 as Armagh defeated Cavan in the final by 0-15 to 0-7.

McKeever played for Ireland in the International Rules Series of 2008 and 2010, and again in 2011 when he was vice captain of the team that defeated Australia by 130 to 65.[3][4] [5][6][7] He was called up for the 2013 International Rules Series ahead of the second Test as a replacement for Finian Hanley who suffered a hamstring tear.[8] He played at Croke Park and won the Series.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "McKeever ready to lead from the front for Armagh". Belfast Telegraph. 30 May 2009. Retrieved 22 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Derry 3-14 Armagh 1-11". RTÉ Sport. 19 June 2011. Retrieved 22 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "'People calling this a holiday have no idea how much it means to players'". Irish Independent. 28 October 2011. Retrieved 22 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "Ireland manager Tohill does homework for Rules opener". BBC Sport. 27 October 2011. Retrieved 22 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "Australia 29-50 Ireland - As It Happened". RTÉ Sport. 4 November 2011. Retrieved 7 November 2011. 
  6. ^ "Ireland win second test and Rules series". Irish Examiner. 4 November 2011. Retrieved 7 November 2011. 
  7. ^ "McKeever ready for Australia backlash". Irish Independent. 2 November 2011. Retrieved 22 November 2011. 
  8. ^ "Two changes to Ireland panel ahead of second Test". RTÉ Sport (RTÉ). 22 October 2013. Retrieved 22 October 2013. 
  9. ^ "Ireland 116-37 Australia". RTÉ Sport (RTÉ). 26 October 2013. Retrieved 26 October 2013. 

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