Anthony Molloy (Gaelic footballer)
|Irish name||Antóin Ó Maolmhuaidh|
28 May 1962 |
Ardara, County Donegal
|1980s - 1990s||Ardara|
|1980s - 1994||Donegal|
Anthony Molloy (born 28 May 1962) is a former Gaelic footballer.
Born in Ardara, County Donegal, Molloy played Gaelic football with his local club Ardara and was a member of the Donegal senior inter-county team from the 1980s until the 1990s. Molloy captained Donegal to their very first All-Ireland title in 1992. He famously exclaimed "Sam's for the hills" as he did so. He won an All Star in 1992 as well. He played against Cavan in the 1983 Ulster final, won by Donegal. He is the uncle of C. J. Molloy. He has spoken publicly of his struggles with alcoholism.
In 2013, he was one of six nominees for the position of vice-chairman of the Donegal County Board executive. He presented the documentary Deoch an Dorais (Name Your Poison), aired on TG4 on 28 December 2015.
- "Interview with Anthony Molloy". Hogan Stand. 17 July 1992. Retrieved 4 October 2009.
- "The heroes of '92 - Where are they now?". Donegal Democrat. Johnston Press. 8 January 2009. Archived from the original on 18 December 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2009.
- Campbell, Peter (15 July 2008). "Donegal heroes of 1983". Donegal Democrat. Johnston Press. Archived from the original on 18 December 2015. Retrieved 15 July 2008.
- "A day in the life: New York's CJ Molloy". Hogan Stand. 2 May 2013. Archived from the original on 18 December 2015. Retrieved 2 May 2013.
- "Former Donegal All-Ireland captain presents documentary on "Rasputin of the Bronx"". Donegal Now. 18 December 2015. Archived from the original on 18 December 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2015.
- "Molloy for Donegal top table?". Hogan Stand. 21 November 2013. Archived from the original on 18 December 2015. Retrieved 21 November 2013.
|All-Ireland Senior Football
||Donegal Senior Football Captain