Tony McManus (Gaelic footballer)

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Tony McManus
Personal information
Sport Gaelic football
Position Forward
Born (1957-04-14) 14 April 1957 (age 60)
County Roscommon, Ireland
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Club(s)
Years Club
2000's Clann na nGael
Club titles
Roscommon titles 12
Connacht titles 7
Colleges(s)
Years College
UCD
College titles
Sigerson titles 3
Inter-county(ies)
Years County Apps (scores)
1977-1993 Roscommon 41 (16-75)
Inter-county titles
Connacht titles 6
All-Irelands 0
NFL 1
All Stars 1

Tony McManus (born 14 April 1957)[1] is a former Gaelic footballer from County Roscommon, Ireland. He played with the Roscommon intercounty team from the 1970s until the 1990s. He had much success winning Connacht Senior Football Championships in 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1990, 1991, a National League Title in 1979, an All-Ireland Under-21 Football Championship in 1978,[2] he also played in the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship final in 1980 when Roscommon lost out to Kerry, he also won an All Star Award in 1989.

He had much success at club level also with Clann na nGael. He won 12 Roscommon Senior Football Championship medals in 1976-77, 1979, 1981–82, 1984–91, he won 7 Connacht Senior Club Football Championship medals in 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989.

He also won 3 Sigerson Cup medals with UCD in 1977, 1978 and 1979 as captain.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "McManus, Tony". Hoganstand.com. 1991-06-28. Retrieved 2011-01-04. 
  2. ^ "Roscommon past U21 side to be honoured". Hoganstand.com. 2008-07-10. Retrieved 2011-01-04.