Brendan McVeigh

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Brendan McVeigh
Personal information
Sport Gaelic Football
Position Goalkeeper
Born 1981 (age 36–37)
Down, Northern Ireland
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Years Club
2000- An Ríocht
Years County
2003- Down
Inter-county titles
All Stars 1

Brendan McVeigh is a Gaelic football player from County Down, Northern Ireland. He plays for the Down senior inter county football team and for his club An Ríocht as a goalkeeper. McVeigh made his first start in 2005 against Tyrone he also played Midfield in the 2005 Championship, scoring a point.

He played in the 2010 All-Ireland Football Final in which Down were defeated 0-15 to 0-16 by Cork.[1]

In October 2010, McVeigh was named as the goalkeeper in the 2010 All Star football team for his performances for Down during the 2010 season; it was his first All Star Award.[2][3] In November 2010, McVeigh was also named in the 2010 GPA Gaelic Football Team of the Year.[4]




  1. ^ "All-Ireland SFC Final: Cork 0-16 0-15 Down". BBC Sport. 2010-09-19. Retrieved 2010-10-27. 
  2. ^ "'Strange' All Stars snub for Rebels". Irish Independent. 2010-10-14. Retrieved 2010-10-19. 
  3. ^ "Four Down players are among the 2010 GAA All Stars". BBC Sport. 2010-10-14. Retrieved 2010-10-27. 
  4. ^ "Cork & Down dominate GPA selection". RTÉ Sport. 2010-11-04. Archived from the original on 2010-11-07. Retrieved 2010-11-10. 

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