Gabriel Kelly

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Gabriel Kelly
Personal information
Irish name Gaibrial O Ceallaigh
Sport Gaelic football
Position Right Corner Back
Born County Mayo, Ireland
Occupation ?
Club(s)
Years Club
Bailieborough
Cavan Gaels
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
1955-1969 Cavan
Inter-county titles
Ulster titles 4
All-Irelands 0
All Stars 3

Gabriel Kelly is a former Gaelic football player for Cavan.

Playing career[edit]

Renowned as one of the great corner-backs of his era, Kelly was the first Cavan man to receive an Cú Chulainn Award and featured regularly on All-Star teams selected in the 1960s ('63, '64, '67). He was a permanent fixture on the all-conquering Ulster Railway Cup teams of the 1960s (1964, ‘ 65, ’66 and ’68). He won Ulster Senior Football Championship medals in 1962, ’64, ’67 and ’69.[1][2] He went on to manage Cavan in the early '80's.

Other honours[edit]

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