James O'Donoghue

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James O'Donoghue
Personal information
Irish name Séamus Ó Donnchú
Sport Gaelic Football
Position Corner Forward
Born (1990-06-19) 19 June 1990 (age 28)
Tralee, Ireland
Height 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Occupation Bank Official
Club(s)
Years Club
2007- Killarney Legion
Colleges(s)
Years College
St. Brendan's College, Killarney
University of Limerick
Inter-county(ies)*
Years County Apps (scores)
2010- Kerry 29 (9-87)
Inter-county titles
Munster titles 7
All-Irelands 1
NFL 1
All Stars 2
*Inter County team apps and scores correct as of 16:08, 2 July 2017.

James O'Donoghue (born 19 June 1990) is an Irish Gaelic footballer from Kerry.

O'Donoghue plays his club football with Killarney Legion and county football for the Kerry senior football team since 2010.[1] His father Diarmuid, who is also left-footed, played for Kerry in the 1980s, winning four Munster titles, three All-Irelands and one National Football League as captain.[2]

O'Donoghue won his first All-Ireland Senior title with Kerry in 2014 after a 2-9 to 0-12 win against Donegal in the final. He scored a total of 4-24 during the 2014 championship.[3] In October 2014 he won his second All Star award and was also named as the All Stars Footballer of the Year for 2014.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 2 July 2017.
Team Year National League Munster All-Ireland Total
Division Apps Score Apps Score Apps Score Apps Score
Kerry 2010 Division 1 2 0-00 0 0-00 0 0-00 2 0-00
2011 0 0-00 1 0-01 2 0-01 3 0-02
2012 6 0-05 2 0-03 4 1-08 12 1-16
2013 6 1-05 3 1-08 1 2-03 10 4-16
2014 6 0-07 1 0-10 4 4-14 11 4-31
2015 7 2-21 3 1-03 3 0-10 13 3-34
2016 0 0-00 1 0-04 2 0-06 3 0-10
2017 3 0-10 2 0-16 0 0-00 5 0-26
Total 30 3-48 13 2-45 16 7-42 59 12-135

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "James O'Donoghue". Terrace Talk. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Profile". Kerry GAA. 14 September 2014. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 18 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Kerry 2-9 Donegal 0-12". Munster GAA. 22 September 2014. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  4. ^ "James O'Donoghue has been named as the GAA/GPA Footballer of the Year". The Score. 24 October 2014. Archived from the original on 29 October 2014. Retrieved 29 October 2014.