John Joe Landers

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John Joe 'Purty' Landers
Personal information
Irish name Seán Seosamh de Londras
Sport Gaelic football
Position Right corner-forward
Born (1907-04-23)23 April 1907
Tralee, County Kerry
Died 27 August 2001(2001-08-27) (aged 94)
Years Club
1920s-1940s Austin Stacks
Club titles
Kerry titles 5 (F) 4 (H)
Years County Apps (scores)
1928-1938 Kerry 29 (11-20)
Inter-county titles
Munster titles 6
All-Irelands 5
All Stars 1

John Joe 'Purty' Landers (23 April 1907 – 27 August 2001) was an Irish sportsperson. He played Gaelic football with his local club Austin Stacks and was a member of the Kerry senior inter-county team from 1928 until 1938. Landers and his two brothers, Tim and Bill, won twelve All-Ireland medals between them.[1] In recognition of his skills and long-running contribution to the sport, Landers was awarded the 1985 All-time all-star award as no GAA All Stars Awards were being issued at the time of his playing career.


  1. ^ "John Joe Landers". Retrieved 2009-09-09. 
Preceded by
John Dunne
GAA All-Time All-Star Award
shared with Tim 'Roundy' Landers

Succeeded by
Alf Murray