Tom Prendergast (Gaelic footballer)

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Tom Prendergast
Personal information
Irish name Tomás de Priondragás
Sport Gaelic football
Position Right wing-back
Born 1943
Castlemaine, County Kerry
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Club(s)
Years Club
1950s-1970s Keel
Club titles
Kerry titles 1 Football 1 Hurling
Inter-county(ies)
Years County Apps (scores)
1966-1973 Kerry
Wicklow
Donegal
Cork
23 (1-06)
Inter-county titles
Munster titles 4
All-Irelands 2
NFL 3
All Stars 0

Tom Prendergast (born 1943 in Castlemaine, County Kerry) is an Irish former sportsperson. He played Gaelic football with his local club Keel and was a member of the Kerry senior inter-county team in the 1960s and 1970s.[1] He won the Texaco Footballer of the Year in 1970. During the 1960s he also played with Wicklow, Donegal and Cork.

At club level with Keel he won a Kerry Intermediate Football Championship, Kerry Junior Football Championship and a number of Mid Kerry Senior Football Championship, he also won a Kerry Senior Football Championship with Mid Kerry. He also played hurling with the Killarney club and won a County Hurling Championship medal in 1969.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kerry GAA profile". www.hoganstand.com. Retrieved 2010-04-09. 
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Michael Gleeson (politician)
Kerry Senior Football Captain
1972
Succeeded by
Paudie O'Donoghue