Rory O'Carroll

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Rory O'Carroll
Personal information
Irish name Ruaidhrí Ó Cearbhail
Sport Gaelic Football
Position Full Back
Born (1989-11-30) 30 November 1989 (age 27)
Dublin, Ireland
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Years Club
2006- Kilmacud Crokes
Club titles
  Football Hurling
Dublin titles 2 1
Leinster titles 2 0
All-Ireland titles 1 0
Years County Apps (scores)
2009- Dublin 30 (0-00)
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 5
All-Irelands 3
All Stars 2

Rory O'Carroll (born 30 November 1989) is a footballer and hurler with Dublin and Kilmacud Crokes. He lines out as the full back on the Dublin team.[which?] He is the brother of inter-county footballer Ross O'Carroll. Rory made his debut for Dublin against Kerry in March 2009.[1]

Playing career[edit]

O'Carroll holds two All-Ireland medals. In 2009, he won an All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship winners medal with Kilmacud Crokes and in 2010, he won the All-Ireland Under 21 Football Championship with Dublin. He was named on the team chosen as the best 15 players at Under-21 level between 2005 and 2010.[2] O'Carroll won the Leinster Senior Football Championship with Dublin in July 2011 at Croke Park against Wexford. He won the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship with Dublin in September 2011 against Kerry at Croke Park.[3][4]


O'Carroll went to Oatlands in Stillorgan, and is currently a student in University College Dublin (UCD), where he studies French and History and plays for the college GAA teams. He is also well known for engaging in charitable work in Dublin's inner city, in particular Brother Kevin's Capuchin centre in Smithfield. He is also a keen and capable Irish speaker. [5]




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  4. ^ Boyle, Donnchadh (15 February 2013). "Magician Murphy leaves 13-man UCD spellbound". Irish Independent. Independent News & Media. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  5. ^ Irish Independent. 18 August 2010.