Tom Parsons (footballer)

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Tom Parsons
Personal information
Irish name Tomás Mac an Phearsúin
Sport Gaelic Football
Position Midfield
Born 1988 (age 28–29)
Sligo, Ireland
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Club(s)
Years Club
2005- Charlestown Sarsfields
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
2008- Mayo
Inter-county titles
Connacht titles 2

Tom Parsons (born 1988) is a Gaelic football player from County Mayo in Ireland. He plays for the east Mayo club Charlestown Sarsfields and the Mayo senior football team.

Parsons is a very promising midfielder.[1] He broke onto the Mayo senior team in 2008, giving what was described as an 'inspirational' display against Sligo in the Connacht Senior Football Championship semi-final. He also performed well against eventual winners Galway in the Connacht final.[2] Mayo were knocked out of the championship by Tyrone in the last round of the qualifiers[3]

Parsons also played for the Mayo side that the 2008 All-Ireland Under-21 Football Championship semi-final in 2008.[4]

He was selected in the Ireland squad to play in the 2008 International Rules series against Australia.[5] some speculation that Parsons might consider signing a contract with an Australian Football League club, but he said that he had no interest in playing Australian Rules.[6]

Tom was recently recalled to the mayo senior team.

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