Jack McCaffrey

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Jack McCaffrey
Personal information
Irish name Seán Mac Gafraidh
Sport Gaelic Football
Position Left Half Back
Born (1993-10-19) 19 October 1993 (age 23)
Dublin, Ireland
Height 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Occupation Coppers Rep
Club(s)
Years Club
2010- Clontarf
Inter-county(ies)
Years County Apps (scores)
2013- Dublin 12 (1-02)
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 3
All-Irelands 2
NFL 3
All Stars 1

Jack McCaffrey (born 19 October 1993) is a Gaelic footballer for the Dublin senior football team and plays his club football for Clontarf.

Career[edit]

In April 2013, he won a National Football League winners' medal as Dublin defeated Tyrone by 0-18 to 0-17 to win the 2013 National Football League.[1][2][3][4] He made his championship debut in 2013 against Westmeath in the 2013 Leinster Senior Football Championship.[5] He played twice and netted for Ireland against Australia in the 2013 International Rules Series.[6][7] In November 2013, he was named as All Stars Young Footballer of the Year.[8] In November 2015, he was awarded the highest honour in Gaelic footballer, named as All Stars Footballer of the Year.[9] McCaffrey missed the 2016 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship due to travelling abroad for work commitments.[10] In December 2016, McCaffrey confirmed that he will be available again for selection in 2017.[11]

Honours[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Supersub Rock breaks Tyrone hearts in epic final". Irish Independent. 28 April 2013. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Dublin 0-18 Tyrone 0-17". RTÉ Sport. 28 April 2013. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Dubs show their depth as fringe men shine". Irish Examiner. 28 April 2013. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Dublin 0-18 0-17 Tyrone". BBC News. 28 April 2013. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  5. ^ "Dublin boss names four debutants for Westmeath clash". RTÉ Sport. 31 May 2013. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  6. ^ "Ireland 57-35 Australia". RTÉ Sport. RTÉ. 19 October 2013. Retrieved 19 October 2013. 
  7. ^ "Ireland 116-37 Australia". RTÉ Sport. RTÉ. 26 October 2013. Retrieved 26 October 2013. 
  8. ^ "MDMA and Tony Kelly scoop top gongs at GAA GPA All Star Awards". Irish Independent. 8 November 2013. Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  9. ^ Footballer of the Year Jack McCaffrey heaps praise on 'unbelievable' Jim Gavin
  10. ^ "Confirmed: Jack McCaffrey to miss Dublin's All Ireland title defence". Irish Independent. 5 March 2016. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  11. ^ "'I'm going to be around for the next year and a half at least': Jack McCaffrey ready to rejoin Dublin in 2017". Irish Independent. 7 December 2016. Retrieved 7 December 2016. 
Awards
Preceded by
Cillian O'Connor
All Stars Young Footballer of the Year
2013
Succeeded by
Ryan McHugh