Killian Young

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Killian Young
Killian Young Kerry.jpg
Personal information
Irish name Cillian de Shiún
Sport Gaelic Football
Position Left Half Back
Born (1987-01-04) 4 January 1987 (age 28)
Tralee, Ireland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Occupation Bank Official
Years Club
2007- Renard
Club titles
Kerry titles 2
Years County
2006- Kerry
Inter-county titles
Munster titles 4
All-Irelands 3
All Stars 0

Killian Young (born 4 January 1987 in Renard, County Kerry) is an Irish sportsperson. He plays Gaelic football with his local club Renard, divisional side South Kerry and has been a member of the Kerry senior inter-county team since 2006.

Having appeared for Kerry in the All-Ireland Minor Football Championship and All-Ireland Under-21 Football Championship, Young made his Kerry senior championship debut in 2006, breaking into the team in 2007. He filled the number 7 jersey when Aidan O'Mahony moved to centre-back to replace Séamus Moynihan. Young played there in the National Football League and retained his place for the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship. He was a member of the Kerry team that won Munster and then the All-Ireland that year, and won Young Player of the Year. He captained Kerry to the 2008 All-Ireland Under-21 Football Championship.[1] He won another senior All-Ireland in 2009 when Kerry overcame old rivals Cork in the final. In 2010, he was captained Kerry to the McGrath Cup, overcoming UCC in the final.


  1. ^ Kerry 2-12 Kildare 0-11. RTÉ Sports TV story, found at [1]. Accessed 24 May 2008.

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Preceded by
Andrew O'Sullivan
All-Ireland Under-21 Football Final
winning captain

Succeeded by
Colm O'Neill
Preceded by
Fintan Goold
Succeeded by
Colm O'Neill
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