John Lack O'Sullivan

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John Lack O'Sullivan
Personal information
Irish name Seán Lack Ó Súileabháin
Sport Gaelic football
Born County Cork, Ireland
Occupation Teacher
Years Club
Adrigole GFC
Beara GAA
Leeside Lions
Club titles
Cork titles 1 U-21
1 Junior

John Lack O'Sullivan (1976–19 November 2002) was a Gaelic footballer and Australian rules footballer.

Playing career[edit]

The Adrigole GFC clubman was one of key players that won the Cork Junior Football Championship in 2002, but died in November 2002 before the final from a cardiac condition while swimming.[1][2] He played for his divisional side Beara GAA that won the Cork Under-21 Football Championship in 1997 and has also represented Cork GAA at underage level. John Lack played for the Ireland national Australian rules football team[3] that won the 2002 Australian Football International Cup and kicked a goal in the final against Papua New Guinea. The Australian Rules Football League of Ireland Premiership Trophy is named in his honour.[4][4][5]


  1. ^ "A Tribute to John 'Lack' O'Sullivan". Archived from the original on 7 December 2002. 
  2. ^ "Acknowledgement and First Anniversary". Archived from the original on 20 November 2008. 
  3. ^ "Team Lists". Archived from the original on 28 July 2008. 
  4. ^ a b "Kennelly and O'hAilpin steer Leeside to Irish flag". 24 September 2007. 
  5. ^ "John Lack Memorial Game". Archived from the original on 20 December 2003.