Anthony Rainbow

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Anthony Rainbow
Personal information
Sport Gaelic football
Position Half Back
Born Kildare, Ireland
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Years Club
1990s - present Suncroft
Years County
1992 - 2010 Kildare
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 2
All-Irelands 0
All Stars 1

Anthony Rainbow is a former Gaelic footballer and current manager from County Kildare, Ireland. He played with the Kildare intercounty team for almost 20 years[1][2] with whom he won two Leinster Senior Football Championship medals, in 1998 and 2000. He played in the 1998 All Ireland Senior Football final where Kildare lost out to Galway. He won an All Star in 1998. He also won an O'Byrne Cup medal in 2003. He played with Ireland in the International Rules Series in 2001. He announced his retirement after Kildare's defeat to Down in the All Ireland semi-final in 2010.

In late 2012, he was appointed manager of the Carlow senior football team, having been a member of the backroom team.



  1. ^ "Rainbow to light up field one last time". 2010-11-05. Archived from the original on 19 December 2010. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  2. ^ "No end in sight for Rainbow". 2009-07-10. Retrieved 2011-01-03.