Kieran Duff

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Kieran Duff
Personal information
Irish name Ciarán Ó Duibh
Sport Gaelic football
Position Right wing-forward
Born (1961-02-14) 14 February 1961 (age 56)
Dublin, Ireland
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Nickname Dully
Club(s)
Years Club
Fingallians
Club titles
Dublin titles 0
Inter-county(ies)
Years County Apps (scores)
1980-1992 Dublin 40 (9-57)
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 4
All-Irelands 1
NFL 2
All Stars 2

Kieran Duff (born 14 February 1961) is an Irish retired Gaelic footballer. His league and championship career with the Dublin senior team spanned thirteen seasons from 1979 to 1992.[1][2]

Born in Dublin, Duff first excelled at Gaelic football during his schooling. He later joined the Fingallians club and won a county junior championship medal in 1993.

Duff made his debut on the inter-county scene at the age of seventeen when he was picked on the Dublin minor team. He won a Leinster medal in this grade in 1979. Duff later joined the Dublin under-21 team, winning a Leinster medal in 1980. By this stage he had joined the Dublin senior team, making his debut during the 1979-80 league. Over the course of the next thirteen seasons Duff won one All-Ireland medal in 1983. He also won four Leinster medals, two National Football League medals and two All-Stars. He retired from inter-county football during the 1991-92 league.

Duff also played for Swords Celtic and Shelbourne F.C. making his League of Ireland debut as a substitute on 8 December 1985.

In retirement from playing Duff became involved in team management and coaching. He was a selector with the Dublin senior team under Paul Caffrey.

Honours[edit]

Team[edit]

Fingallians
Dublin

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Awards

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former Dublin footballer Kieran Duff reflects on his playing days and his move from the pitch to the stands". buzz.ie. 26 May 2016. Retrieved 8 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "KIeran Duff". Hogan Stand. 11 December 1992. Retrieved 8 November 2016.