Longford Gaelic Stats
Longford Gaelic Story (1887-2022)

2000-2020 Dream Team

Longford’s Dream Team 2000-2020 was announced in May 2020 after a month-long competition held by the Longford Leader newspaper. Three players were down-selected for each position and the public voted on the winner for each position. Ten clubs were represented in the final selection, with Fr. Manning Gaels leading the way with three players. There were two each from Dromard, Killoe and Clonguish, and one from Longford Slashers, Colmcille, Mullinalaghta, Granard, Ardagh and Abbeylara. The final fifteen is as follows:

  • Goalkeeper: Damien Sheridan (Dromard)
  • Right Corner Back: Dermot Brady (Longford Slashers)
  • Full Back: Padraig McCormack (Killoe Young Emmets)
  • Left Corner Back: Declan Reilly (Colmcille)
  • Right Half Back: Colin Hannify (Fr. Manning Gaels)
  • Centre Half Back: Diarmuid Masterson (Dromard)
  • Left Half Back: Shane Mulligan (Mullinalaghta St Columbas)
  • Midfield: David Hannify (Fr. Manning Gaels)
  • Midfield: Darren Gallagher (St. Marys Granard)
  • Right Half Forward: Paddy Dowd (Clonguish)
  • Centre Half Forward: Paul Barden (Clonguish)
  • Left Half Forward: Michael Quinn (Killoe Young Emmets)
  • Right Full Forward: Brian Kavanagh (Ardagh St. Patricks / Kilmacud Crokes)
  • Full Forward: Niall Sheridan (Abbeylara)
  • Left Full Forward: Padraic Davis (Fr. Manning Gaels)

Image: Longford Leader (2020)