Brian Kavanagh (Gaelic footballer)

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Brian Kavanagh
Personal information
Irish name Brían Ó Caomhánach
Sport Gaelic Football
Position Full Forward
Born Longford, Ireland
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Occupation Primary School Teacher
Club(s)
Years Club
2002-2007
2008-
Ardagh St Patrick's
Kilmacud Crokes
Club titles
Dublin titles 2
Leinster titles 2
All-Ireland Titles 1
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
2005- Longford
Inter-county titles
NFL 2

Brian Kavanagh is a Gaelic football player for his native Longford and at club level for Kilmacud Crokes of Dublin. From Ardagh in Longford, he transferred to Kilmacud in 2008.[1] He won the Dublin Senior Football Championship with Kilmacud in October 2008 at Parnell Park. Kavanagh scored two points in the final against St Oliver Plunketts Eoghan Ruadh.[2] He scored a total of 0-16 (6f) in the 2008 Dublin Championship.[3] Kavanagh went on to win the All-Ireland senior club football championship with Kilmacud.[4] Kavanagh was named as the 2010 Evening Herald/Dublin Bus Dubs stars footballer of the year[5] and was later named as the Leinster club footballer of the year.[6]

He was part of the Longford team that won the 2003 A & B All-Ireland Vocational Schools Championships. In 2006 he was part of the Longford team that made it to the Leinster Under 21 final but lost out to Laois on the day. In 2011 he helped Longford to win Div 4 of the National Football League. He won a Div 3 National League title in 2012 healping his side to a 2 point win over Wexford in the final.

He won 1 Railway Cup medals with Leinster in 2005.

Personal life[edit]

Brian is a primary school teacher in St.Olaf's national school in Balally, and is a dab hand at the piano.[citation needed]

Honours[edit]

  • 2 Dublin Senior Football Championships (2008, 2010)
  • 2 Leinster Senior Football Championships (2008, 2010)
  • 1 All-Ireland Club Football Championship (2009)
  • 1 National Football League Division 4 (2011)
  • 1 National Football League Division 3 (2012)
  • 1 All-Ireland Vocational School Football Championship (2003)
  • 2 Leinster Vocational School Football Championship (2003, 2004)
  • 1 Railway Cup (2005)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boyle, Donnchadh (2008-03-05). "Longford's Kavanagh confirms transfer to Kilmacud". Irish Independent. 
  2. ^ "Crokes break Plunketts hearts to be crowned Kings of Dublin". Hill16.ie. Archived from the original on October 29, 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-27. 
  3. ^ "Stat attack: Crokes v Plunketts". Hill16.ie. Retrieved 2008-11-27. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Crossmaglen v Kilmacud - Matchtracker". RTÉ News. 2009-03-17. 
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ [2]

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