John Tierney (Gaelic footballer)

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John Tierney
Personal information
Irish name Seán Ó Tiarnaigh
Sport Gaelic football
Position Half Forward
Born (1982-08-22) August 22, 1982 (age 35)
Cavan, Ireland
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Years Club
Dublin Demons
Years County Apps (scores)
2001-2005 Cavan 22 (1-7:10pts)

John Tierney is a former Gaelic footballer from Ireland.

Playing career[edit]

Gaelic football[edit]

The Knockbride clubman represented Dublin City University and Cavan at Minor, U-21 and senior level in the Dr. McKenna Cup, NFL and played left half forward in the Ulster Senior Football Championship final defeat to Tyrone in 2001.[1][2]

Australian football[edit]

Tierney represented the Ireland national Australian rules football team, that won the 2011 Australian Football International Cup and 2010 European Championships in Australian Football.[3][4] He also captained the Under-17 Ireland international rules football team on a tour to Australia.[5][6]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-09-08. Retrieved 2011-11-11. 
  2. ^ DCU Alumni Players
  3. ^ Brett Northey. "IC11 Squad - Super Warriors named". World Footy News. Retrieved 2011-07-31. 
  4. ^[permanent dead link] GAA Profile
  5. ^ Aaron Richard. "IC11 Preview- Warriors unearth Irish talent Down Under". World Footy News. Retrieved 2011-06-13. 
  6. ^