Martin Furlong

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Martin Furlong
Personal information
Irish name Máirtín Furlong
Sport Gaelic football
Position Goalkeeper
Born (1946-09-14) 14 September 1946 (age 68)
Tullamore, County Offaly
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Club(s)
Years Club
1963-1985 Tullamore
Club Titles
Offaly titles 3
Inter-county(ies)
Years County Apps (scores)
1966-1985 Offaly 62 (0-00)
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 7
All-Irelands 3
NFL 0
All Stars 4

Martin Furlong (born 14 September 1946 in Tullamore, County Offaly) is an Irish former sportsperson. He played Gaelic football with his local club Tullamore and was the first-choice goalkeeper on the Offaly senior inter-county team from 1966 until 1985.[1] Furlong is the only Offaly player to have won three All-Ireland medals in 1971, 1972 and 1982. He also won an All-Ireland Minor Football Championship in 1964. He won the Texaco Footballer of the Year in 1982 after Offaly's All Ireland win.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Offaly GAA profile". www.hoganstand.com. Retrieved 2010-04-09.