Diarmuid Connolly

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Diarmuid Connolly
Personal information
Irish name Diarmuid Ó Conghaile
Sport Gaelic football
Position Half Forward
Born (1987-07-07) 7 July 1987 (age 29)
Dublin, Ireland
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Occupation Account Manager
Club(s)
Years Club
2005- St Vincents
Inter-county(ies)**
Years County Apps (scores)
2008- Dublin 47 (12-72)
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 10
All-Irelands 4
NFL 4
All Stars 2
**Inter County team apps and scores correct as of 23 August 2014 (UTC).

Diarmuid Connolly (born 7 July 1987)! is a Gaelic footballer and hurler with the St Vincents club who plays inter-county for Dublin. Connolly is known for his ability to score in difficult situations anywhere on the pitch. He is also regarded as one of the most talented players in the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). Connolly was also spared a possible jail sentence and a criminal conviction for an unprovoked attack on a man in a pub where Connolly fractured the victims eye socket, two days after Dublin defeated Laois in a quarter-final of the 2012 All Ireland Senior Football Championship.[1]

Career[edit]

Silent panel member of the triumphant Burrishoole Junior C Team 2016

He has won four All-Ireland titles with his county (2011, 2013, 2015, 2016) and two All-Ireland club championships (2008, 2014).[2] He gave a dominant display for St. Vincent's in the final of the 2014 All-Ireland senior club football championship scoring 2-05 and contributing to several other scores.[3] Diarmuid Connolly is set to play in his 4th club Leinster final against Rhode.

Honours[edit]

Club

County

Individual

Career statistics[edit]

Team Season Leinster All-Ireland Total
Apps Score Apps Score Apps Score
Dublin 2007 3 0-00 2 0-04 5 0-00
2008 2 1-05 1 0-00 3 1-05
2009 3 0-01 1 0-00 4 0-01
2010 0 0-00 0 0-00 0 0-00
2011 3 1-03 3 0-07 6 1-10
2012 2 1-04 2 0-02 4 1-06
2013 3 1-04 3 0-05 6 1-09
2014 3 1-04 2 1-07 5 2-11
2015 3 3-06 4 1-04 7 4-10
2016 3 1-09 4 1-07 7 2-16
Total 25 9-36 22 3-36 47 11-67

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Judge dismisses Dublin footballer Diarmuid Connolly's assault case". Irish Times. 28 October 2014. Retrieved 2 March 2017. 
  2. ^ "Clinical Connolly ignites Vincent's goal-rush". Irish Independent. 29 October 2013. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "St Vincent's 4-12 Castlebar Mitchels 2-11". RTÉ Sport. 17 March 2014. Retrieved 17 March 2014.