Emlyn Mulligan

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Emlyn Mulligan
Personal information
Sport Gaelic Football
Position Centre Forward
Born Bundoran, Ireland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Nickname Muggsy
Occupation Garda
Years Club Apps (scores)
Melvin Gaels
St Brigid's
2017-Melvin Gaels
Club titles
Leitrim titles 1
Years County

Emlyn Mulligan is a Gaelic footballer from County Leitrim. He plays with the Leitrim senior county team and Leitrim Club Melvin Gaels.A top class free-taker, he scored 1-34 in the 2008 National Football League. The high point of his career came in captaining Leitrim to the FBD Insurance League in 2013 - though it a notable achievement in this case as it was only Leitrim's fourth ever trophy and their first since 1994.[1] He scored 3-8 in New York in 2013, described by experts as "some feat".[2] He took a year out to go travelling ahead of Leitrim's 2015 campaign.[3]

A Garda,[4] he has also played soccer with Sligo Rovers.[5] He has played for Connacht too, helping them to a first Interprovincial Championship for over 40 years in 2014.[6]



  1. ^ "Connacht League victory 'a huge lift' for Leitrim, says captain Emlyn Mulligan". RTÉ Sport. 28 January 2013. Retrieved 28 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Football top scorers: Dunne and Goulding make their move". Hogan Stand. 18 June 2013. Retrieved 18 June 2013.
  3. ^ "Leitrim blow as Emlyn Mulligan takes a year out". RTÉ Sport. 18 November 2014. Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Player Profiles".
  5. ^ "Mulligan's season is over". Hogan Stand. 23 April 2009. Retrieved 23 April 2009.
  6. ^ "HS Football team of the week". Hogan Stand. 18 February 2013. Retrieved 18 February 2013.

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