Player Profiles 2018

  • Shea Loye
    Shea Loye
  • Seán O’Hanlon
    Seán O’Hanlon
  • Ryan McShane
    Ryan McShane
  • Ruairi Mc Caughley
    Ruairi Mc Caughley
  • Ross McQuillan
    Ross McQuillan
  • Ronan Lappin
    Ronan Lappin
  • Patrick Burns
    Patrick Burns
  • Michael Stevenson
    Michael Stevenson
  • Lorcán Oliver
    Lorcán Oliver
  • Kevin Dyas
    Kevin Dyas
  • Joe McElroy
    Joe McElroy
  • Jamie Cosgrove
    Jamie Cosgrove
  • James McAlinden
    James McAlinden
  • Eoghan McDonnell
    Eoghan McDonnell
  • Eddie English
    Eddie English
  • Eamon McGeown
    Eamon McGeown
  • Darren McKenna
    Darren McKenna
  • Connaire Mackin
    Connaire Mackin
  • Charlie Magill
    Charlie Magill
  • Cathair McGeary
    Cathair McGeary
  • Charlie Vernon
    Charlie Vernon
    Senior Football
  • Niall Rowland
    Niall Rowland
    Senior Football
  • Ben Crealey
    Ben Crealey
    Senior Football
  • Aaron McKay
    Aaron McKay
    Senior Football
  • Gavin McParland
    Gavin McParland
    Senior Football
  • Jemar Hall
    Jemar Hall
    Senior Football
  • Oisin Mac Iomhair
    Oisin Mac Iomhair
    Senior Football
  • Aidan Forker
    Aidan Forker
    Armagh Senior Football
  • Brendan Donaghy
    Brendan Donaghy
    Senior Football
  • Niall Grimley
    Niall Grimley
    Senior Football
  • Stephen Sheridan
    Stephen Sheridan
    Senior Football
  • Ciaran Higgins
    Ciaran Higgins
    Senior Football
  • Oisin Lappin
    Oisin Lappin
    Senior Football
  • Ethan Rafferty
    Ethan Rafferty
    Senior Football
  • Patrick Morrison
    Patrick Morrison
    Senior Football
  • Andrew Murnin
    Andrew Murnin
    Senior Football
  • Anto Duffy
    Anto Duffy
    Senior Football
  • Jack Grugan
    Jack Grugan
    Senior Football
  • Aaron Findon
    Aaron Findon
    Senior Football
  • Gregory McCabe
    Gregory McCabe
    Senior Football
  • Rory Grugan
    Rory Grugan
    Senior Football
  • Blaine Hughes
    Blaine Hughes
    Senior Football
  • Ryan Owens
    Ryan Owens
    Senior Football
  • Paul Hughes
    Paul Hughes
    Senior Football
  • Mark Shields
    Mark Shields
    Senior Football
  • Colm Watters
    Colm Watters
    Senior Football

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Shea Loye

Player Name:  Shea Loye

Age:  19

Height: 6ft

Weight: 82kg

Position: ​Forward

Club:  Mullaghbawn

Honours: Ulster Colleges Herald, Treanor & McCormack Cups, Armagh u16 1b league, Armagh minor division 1 all county league, Armagh u21 division 2 all county championship, Armagh senior division 2b league

Inter-County Debut

Competition:                       Year:                         Opposition:

Joined panel January 2018.

Occupation:  electrician

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Ciaran McDonald

Twitter: @shealoyee

Seán O’Hanlon

Player Name:  Seán O’Hanlon

Age:  30

Height: 6’1”

Weight: 80kg

Position: Goalkeeper

Club:  Killeavy

Honours:  2012 Armagh Intermediate Championship; 2017 Armagh Intermediate Championship; 2018 NFL Division 3

Inter-County Debut

Competition:                       Year:                         Opposition:

 

Occupation:  Project Manager

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Paul McStay

Twitter:  @soh_1988

Ryan McShane

Player Name:  Ryan McShane

Age:  23

Height: 5ft 7

Weight: 73kg

Position: Forward

Club: Armagh Harps

Honours:  Minor Club Championship, U21 Club Championship, Senior Club Championship 2017

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup        Year: 2018              Opposition: UUJ

 

Occupation:  Stonemason

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Cristiano Ronaldo

Twitter: @MiniMcShane

Instagram: @Mini_McShane

Ruairi Mc Caughley

Player Name:  Ruairi Mc Caughley

Age:  25

Height: 5ft 7

Weight: 78kg

Position:       Defender

Club:  Wolfe Tone Derrymacash

Honours:  MacLarnon Cup

Inter-County Debut

Competition: Mc Kenna Cup                   Year: 2016              Opposition: Cavan

 

Occupation:  Marketing Executive

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Roy Keane

Instagram Handle:  @ruairi.mc2

Ross McQuillan

Player Name: Ross McQuillan

Age: 19

Height: 6ft 2

Weight: 12 stone

Position: Defender | Midfielder |Forward

Club: St Patricks, Cullyhanna

Honours: 2018 NFL Division 3, 2 Leinster School Championships, U21 Armagh Championship

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup        Year: 2018               Opposition: Donegal

Occupation: Student

Childhood Sporting Hero: Aaron Kernan

Instagram: @rossmcquillan25

Ronan Lappin

Player Name:  Ronan Lappin

Age:  26

Height: 6ft 4

Weight: 13st 10lbs

Position:   Forward

Club:  Maghery Sean MacDermott’s

Honours: 

1 x Armagh Senior Championship

2 x Armagh Senior Div 1 League

2 x MacRory Cup

1 x Hogan Cup

Inter-County Debut

Competition:           McKenna Cup          Year: 2018               Opposition: Down

 

Occupation:  Accountant

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Robbie Keane

Twitter – @ronanlappin

Instagram – @ronanlappin

Patrick Burns

Player Name:  Patrick Burns

Age:  25

Height: 6ft

Weight: 84kg

Position:       Defender

Club:  Forkhill

Honours:  Freshers All-Ireland Champions 2013 (Queens),

Ulster minor league winner,

National League Division 3 winner,

Armagh League Division 3 winner.

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup

Year: 2017

Opposition: Down

 

Occupation:  Actuary

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Paul McGrane/Kieran McGeeney

Twitter Handle: @patrickburns93

Instagram Handle: @Patrickburns93

Michael Stevenson

Player Name:  Michael Stevenson

Age:  27

Height: 5 foot 10 inches

Weight: 79.4kg

Position: Forward

Club:  Sarsfields GFC

Honours:  Intermediate Armagh Club Championship/ Asian Games Championship Winner/ Div 3 League Armagh

Inter-County Debut

Competition: Division 1 League                         Year: 2012              Opposition: Mayo

 

Occupation:  Teacher

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Oisin McConville

Instagram Handle: @michaelstevenson90

Lorcán Oliver

Player Name:  Lorcán Oliver

Age:  22

Height: 6ft 5

Weight: 97kg

Position:  Midfielder

Club:  Armagh Harps

Honours:  Armagh Senior Football Championship, Armagh Minor Football Championship

 

Inter-County Debut

Competition:                       Year:                         Opposition:

 

Occupation: Student

Childhood Sporting Hero: Kieran McGeeney

Instagram Handle: @lorcanoliver

Kevin Dyas

Player Name:  Kevin Dyas

Age:  30

Height: 6ft

Weight: 80kg

Position: Forward

Club:  Kilmacud Crokes

Honours:  Ulster Minor Championship, Ulster U21 Championship

 

Inter-County Debut

Competition: NFL               Year: 2007              Opposition: Kildare

 

Occupation:  Management Consultant

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Henrik Larsson

Twitter Handle:  @dyaskev

Instagram: @kevindyas

Joe McElroy

Player Name:  Joe McElroy

Age:  23

Height: 6ft 1

Weight: 84kg

Position:       Defender

Club: Armagh Harps         

Honours: 

2 x Armagh Club Minor championship, 1 x U21 Armagh Club Championship, 1x Armagh Senior Club Championship

NFL Division 3 2018

Inter-County Debut

Competition: National League

Year:2016

Opposition: Galway

 

Occupation:  Student Teacher

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Oisin McConville

 Instagram Handle:  @jmcelroy27

Jamie Cosgrove

Player Name:  Jamie Cosgrove

Age:  23

Height: 5ft 11

Weight: 12st

Position:       Defender

Club:  Killeavy

Honours: 

Club Intermediate Championship, Minor Club Championship

Inter-County Debut

Competition: NFL Div 3                Year: 2018              Opposition: Offaly

 

Occupation:  Student

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Francie Bellew

Instagram Handle:  @jamiecosgrove

James McAlinden

Player Name:  James McAlinden

Age:  19

Height: 5ft 8

Weight: 165Ibs

Position:       Defender

Club:  Sarsfields

Honours:

McCormick Cup St. Ronans College

Ulster Colleges All Star

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup        Year: 2018               Opposition: Donegal

 

Occupation:  Student

Childhood Sporting Hero: Oisin Smyth

Twitter: @jamesmcalinden1

 Instagram: @jamesmcalinden6

Eoghan McDonnell

Player Name:  Eoghan McDonnell

Age:  19

Height: 6ft

Weight:  81kg

Position: Midfielder

Club:  Mullaghbawn

Honours:  Herald cup, Nolan cup, U16 Div 1B, Minor Div 1 League, Senior 2B League, U21 Intermediate Championship

Inter-County Debut

Competition: NFL Division 3        Year:              2018              Opposition: Offaly

 

Occupation:  Electrician

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Paul McGrane

Instagram:  @eoghanmcdonnell

Eddie English

Player Name:  Eddie English

Age:  24

Height: 5ft 9

Weight: 12stone

Position: Forward

Club:  Mullaghbawn

Honours:  MacLarnon Cup 2012, Club Division 2b league 2017, NFL Div 3 2018

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup                    Year: 2014              Opposition: Queens

 

Occupation:  Electrician

Childhood Sporting Hero: Bernard Brogan   

Twitter: @Eddieenglish

Instagram:  @eddienglish78

Eamon McGeown

Player Name:  Eamon McGeown                     

Age:  29

Height: 6’2

Weight: 14stone

Position: Forward

Club:  Highmoss Sarsfields

Honours:

NFL Div 3 Champions 2019

Armagh Intermediate Championship 2010

2 Armagh League Titles

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup                    Year: 2019              Opposition: UUJ

 

Occupation:  Logistics Co-ordinator

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Kieran McGurk

Twitter Handle:  @mcgeown14

Darren McKenna

Player Name:  Darren McKenna                                  

Age:  23

Height: 6’ 1’’

Weight: 82 KG

Position:       Defender | Midfielder |

Club:  Dromintee

Honours:  Division 3 National League, Armagh Minor League  

Inter-County Debut

Competition: Championship                   Year: 2017              Opposition: Tyrone

 

Occupation:  Electrician

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Paul McGrane

Instagram Handle:  @darrenmc95

Connaire Mackin

Player Name:  Connaire Mackin

Age:  23

Height: 6ft 2

Weight: 83 Kg

Position:       Defender | Midfielder |Forward

Club: Shane O’Neills         

Honours:  Minor Championship, U21 Championship, MacLarnon Cup.

Inter-County Debut

Competition: NFL Division 3                    Year: 2018   Opposition: Fermanagh

 

Occupation:  Joiner

Childhood Sporting Hero:  John McEntee

Instagram Handle:  @connairemack_

Charlie Magill

Player Name:  Charlie Magill

Age:  20

Height: 6ft

Weight: 76kg

Position: Forward

Club:  Redmond O’Hanlons GAC

Honours:  Intermediate U21 Championship

Inter-County Debut

Competition:           –           Year:      –             Opposition:    –

 

Occupation:  Student

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Colm Cooper/ Cristiano Ronaldo

Instagram:  @charliemagill97

Cathair McGeary

Player Name: Cathair McGeary

Age: 19

Height: 6ft 1

Weight: 77kg

Position: Defender

Club: Collegeland O’Rahillys

Honours:

Inter-County Debut

Competition: Mckenna cup Year: 2018 Opposition: Donegal

Occupation: Student

Childhood Sporting Hero: Usain Bolt

Instagram Handle: @cathairmcgeary18

Charlie Vernon
Senior Football

Player Name:  Charlie Vernon

Age:  31

Height: 6ft 1

Weight: 14.5st

Position:       Midfielder

Club:  Armagh Harps

Honours:  1 Railway Cup, 2 Ulster Senior c’ships, 3 National leagues, County Player of Year 2015, 1 Ulster U21 c’ship, 1 Senior club c’ship, 1 u21 Club c’ship, Sigerson Cup, Ryan Cup, Captain Ireland International Rules u-18, 1 x Ulster minor club c’ship, 2x Minor Club c’ships and 1 Ulster Minor League.

Inter-County Debut

Competition: National League                Year: 2006              Opposition: Kildare

 

Occupation:  Chartered Accountant

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Michael Jordan

Twitter Handle:  @charlievernon86

Niall Rowland
Senior Football

Player Name:  Niall Rowland

Age:  27

Height: 5ft 11

Weight: 82kg

Position:       Defender

Club:  Culloville Blues

Honours:  Ulster Minor League & Championship 2009, All Ireland Minor C’ship 2009, Armagh Intermediate Championship 2011, Armagh Intermediate League 2016, NFL Division 3 2018

Inter-County Debut

Competition:    McKenna CUP       Year:           2013              Opposition: Down

 

Occupation:  Marketing Executive

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Ronan Clarke

Twitter Handle:  @NiallR12

 

Ben Crealey
Senior Football

Player Name:  Ben Crealey

Age:  20

Height: 6ft 5

Weight: 92kg

Position: Midfielder

Club:  Maghery Sean MacDermott’s

Honours:

Armagh Senior Championship 2016, Allianz League D3 2018.

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup               Year: 2017             Opposition: Derry

 

Occupation: Student

Childhood Sporting Hero: Zinedine Zidane

Instagram Handle: @ben_crealey

Aaron McKay
Senior Football

Player Name:  Aaron McKay

Age:  22

Height: 6ft 1

Weight: 86kg

Position:       Defender

Club:  St. Patrick’s Dromintee

Honours: 

Ulster Colleges Treanor Cup, Mac Cormack Cup and Mac Larnon Cup

U18 Masita All Ireland Schools Noonan Cup

Sigerson Cup

 

Inter-County Debut

Competition: National League   Year:   2017  Opposition: Sligo

 

Occupation:  Student

Childhood Sporting Hero: Paul Mc Grane

Twitter: @AMcKay95  

Instagram:  @aaronmckay6

Gavin McParland
Senior Football

Player Name:  Gavin Mc Parland

Age:  27

Height: 6ft

Weight: 13.8 stone

Position:       Forward

Club: Ballymacnab

Honours:

Minor Ulster/League and All Ireland 2009

Inter-County Debut

Competition: Mc Kenna Cup       Year: 2011               Opposition: Down

 

Occupation:  Beef Farmer

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Ciaran McDonald

Twitter Handle: @gavinmcparland

Instagram Handle: @gavinmcp14

Jemar Hall
Senior Football

Player Name:  Jemar Hall

Age:  24

Height: 5ft 8

Weight: 75kg

Position:  Forward

Club:  Forkhill

Honours: 

MacLarnon Cup

B All-Ireland Colleges 2012

Armagh NFL Division 3 2013

 

Inter-County Debut

Competition: O’Fiaich Cup          Year: 2016               Opposition: Derry

 

Occupation:  Personal Trainer

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Ronaldo

Twitter Handle:     @JemarHall

Instagram Handle:  @Jemar_Hall

Oisin Mac Iomhair
Senior Football

Player Name:  Oisín Mac Íomhair

Age:  28

Height: 6ft

Weight: 84kg

Position: Forward

Club:  Na Piarsaigh Eanach Mór

Honours:  Mac Rory Cup, Hogan Cup, Armagh U21 Intermediate Championship, Armagh Junior Championship, NFL Division 3 (2015 & 2018)

Inter-County Debut

Competition: O’Fiaich Cup          Year: 2013              Opposition: Down

Occupation:  Teacher

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Oisín McConville & Maurice Fitzgearld

Instagram Handle:   @oisin90

 

Aidan Forker
Armagh Senior Football

Player Name:  Aidan Forker

Age:  26

Height: 5ft 11

Weight: 13.5 stone

Position:       Defender | Forward

Club:  Maghery GFC

Honours: Armagh Senior County Championship 2016, County League Division 3, MacRory Cup.

Inter-County Debut

Competition: O’Fiaich Cup          Year: 2011              Opposition: Meath

 

Occupation:  Teacher

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Brian O’Driscoll, Steven Gerard, Paudric Joyce

Twitter: @AidanForker

Instagram: @aforker1

Brendan Donaghy
Senior Football

Player Name:  Brendan Donaghy        

Age:  31

Height: 6ft 1

Weight: 13st

Position:       Defender

Club:  Clonmore Robert Emmets

Honours:  2 x Junior Championship

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup        Year:  2006  Opposition:  Fermanagh

 

Occupation:  Quality Manager

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Kieran McGeeney, Oisin McConville

Twitter Handle:  @DonaghyBrendan

Niall Grimley
Senior Football

Player Name:  Niall Grimley

Age:  23

Height: 6ft 2

Weight: 87kg

Position:       Midfielder | Forward

Club:  Madden Raparees

Honours:  2018 NFL League Division 3, 2013 Intermediate Club Championship

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup        Year: 2016              Opposition: Cavan

 

Occupation:  Data Input Operator

Childhood Sporting Hero:  David Beckham

Twitter: @niallgrimley

Instagram:  @niallgrimley

Stephen Sheridan
Senior Football

Player Name:  Stephen Sheridan                     

Age:  28       

Height: 6’1

Weight: 85 kg

Position:       Midfielder

Club:  Peadar O’Doirnin, Forkhill

Honours: Ulster University – Ryan Cup 2016, Armagh – Div 3 winners 2018

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup                   Year: 2015              Opposition: Tyrone

 

Occupation: 

Childhood Sporting Hero:  LeBron James

Twitter: @Stephensher8

Instagram Handle:  @Stephensher8

Ciaran Higgins
Senior Football

Player Name:  Ciaran Higgins

Age:  21

Height: 6ft 3

Weight: 93kg

Position:       Defender

Club:  Maghery

Honours:  Senior County championship 2016, Senior County League 2013

Inter-County Debut

Competition: NFL Division 3        Year: 2017              Opposition: Sligo

 

Occupation:  Student

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Steven Gerrard

Twitter: @ciaranhiggs

Instagram Handle:  @Ciaran_Higgins_

Oisin Lappin
Senior Football

Player Name:  Oisin Lappin

Age:  28

Height: 6ft

Weight: 80kg

Position:       Defender

Club:  Maghery

Honours:  Armagh Senior Club Championship 2016, MacRory & Hogan Cup 2008

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup        Year: 2017              Opposition: Derry

 

Occupation:  Accountant

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Ronaldo

Instagram Handle:  @oisinlappin

 

Ethan Rafferty
Senior Football

Player Name:  Ethan Rafferty

Age:  24

Height: 6ft 3in

Weight: 92kg

Position: Forward

Club:  St. Colmcilles Grange

Honours: 

NFL Div 3 2015 & 2018

U21 Club Intermediate Championship

Inter-County Debut

Competition: Dr McKenna Cup  Year: 2013  Opposition: Cavan

 

Occupation:  Administration

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Dan Carter

Twitter: @Ethan_Raff

Instagram Handle:  @ethanraff5

 

Patrick Morrison
Senior Football

Player Name:  PatrickPaddy’ Morrison

Age:  34

Height:  6’3”

Weight: 14st

Position:       Goalkeeper

Club:  Na Clarsaigh, Ard Mhacha

Honours:

2017 County Armagh SFC Winner

O’Fiaich Cup Winner 2016

NFL Div.3 Winner 2015; 2018

Ulster County Minor League Winners 2001

MacRory Cup Winner 2000

2 x Division 2 Club League Titles

5 x B Championships

U21 County Champions 2004

Minor County Champions 2002

U10/12/14/16/Minor League & C’ships

 

Inter-County Debut

Competition: NFL Div.3               Year: 2015              Opposition: Limerick

 

Occupation:  Revalidation Support Officer for Southern Trust

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Michael Jordan, Jonah Lomu, Peter Schmeichel

Twitter | Instagram Handle:  None

Andrew Murnin
Senior Football

Player Name:  Andrew Murnin

Age:  26

Height:  6ft 2

Weight: 85kg

Position: Full Forward

Club:  St Pauls Lurgan

Honours:

2009 – Minor All-Ireland Championship, League and Ulster Championship
2014 – Armagh Intermediate Club Championship and League

2015 – NFL Div 3

2018 – NFL Div 3
Inter-County Debut

Competition: NFL               Year: 2015                           Opposition: Limerick

 

Occupation:  Accountant

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Anthony Tohill

 Instagram Handle:  @amurnin91

Anto Duffy
Senior Football

Player Name:  Anto Duffy

Age:  27

Height:  6ft 1

Weight: 14st

Position: Midfielder / Forward

Club:  Pearse Ogs

Honours:

U14, U16, Senior Championship

NFL Div 3 2018

Inter-County Debut

Competition: Ulster Championship       Year: 2010   Opposition: Donegal

 

Occupation:  Joiner

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Paul McGrane

 Instagram Handle:  @antoduffy8

Jack Grugan
Senior Football

Player Name:  Jack Grugan

Age:  24

Height: 6ft 2

Weight: 98kg

Position:       Forward

Club:  Ballymacnab Round Towers

Honours:  U18 Club League and Championship 2011, NFL Division 3 2018

Inter-County Debut

Competition:                       Year:                         Opposition:

 

Occupation:  Teacher

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Michael Murphy/Steven Mc Donnell

Instagram:  @jackgrugan

 

Aaron Findon
Senior Football

Player Name:  Aaron Findon     

Age:  25

Height: 6ft 5

Weight: 97kg

Position:       Midfielder

Club:  St Peters Lurgan

Honours:  MacLarnon Cup, Ulster Minor League, All Ireland Freshers Championship, 2 x NFL Division 3, Irish News All Star

Inter-County Debut

Competition: O’Fiaich Cup          Year: 2013              Opposition: Down

 

Occupation:  Sales Rep @theGAAstore

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Paul McGrane

Twitter: @aaronfindon

Instagram:  @finbin93

Gregory McCabe
Senior Football

Player Name:  Greg McCabe

Age:  23

Height: 5ft 11

Weight: 77kg

Position: Defender

Club:  Shane O’Neills

Honours:  U14 All County Feile, U14 Championship, U21 Club Championship, MacLarnon Cup, All Ireland Intermediate, Mac Cormack Cup, NFL Div 3.

Inter-County Debut

Competition: Div 3 NFL    Year: 2017  Opposition: Longford

 

Occupation:  Coach

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Steven Gerrard

Instagram:  @gregmccabe95

Rory Grugan
Senior Football

Player Name:  Rory Grugan

Age:  27

Height: 6ft 1

Weight: 81kg

Position:       Forward

Club:  Ballymacnab GFC

Honours:  All Ireland Minor C’ship 2009, NFL Division 3 2018

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup                   Year: 2011              Opposition: Down

 

Occupation:  French Teacher

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Oisin McConville

Twitter Handle: @Grugs_91

Instagram Handle:  @Grugs_91

Blaine Hughes
Senior Football

Player Name: Blaine Hughes

Age:  22

Height: 5ft 11

Weight: 76kg

Position: Goalkeeper       

Club: Carrickcruppen       

Honours:  MacLarnon Cup, All Ireland Schools, County Championship Under 16

Inter-County Debut

Competition: NFL               Year: 2017               Opposition: Longford

Occupation:  Stock Control Administrator

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Ciaran McDonald

Instagram: @blainehughes

Ryan Owens
Senior Football

Player Name:  Ryan Owens

Age:  19

Height: 5ft 10

Weight: 75kg

Position: Defender

Club:  Clann Eireann

Honours:  NFL Division 3 2018, Ulster College All Star, Club Player of the Year

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup                    Year:  2018              Opposition: Donegal

 

Occupation:  Student/ Part time coach

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Thierry Henry

Instagram Handle:  @ryanowens6

Paul Hughes
Senior Football

Player Name: Paul Hughes

Age:  26

Height: 5 ft 11

Weight: 12 stone

Position:       Defender

Club:  Crossmaglen

Honours:  2 All-Ireland Senior Club, 4 Ulster Senior Club, 6 County Senior Clubs, 3 County U21 Club and 2 Gaelic Life Ulster Club All-Stars

Inter-County Debut

Competition: National League                Year: 2014              Opposition: Louth

 

Occupation:  Construction Worker

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Oisin McConville

Twitter Handle: @Paulhughes91

Instagram Handle:  @Paulhughes91

Mark Shields
Senior Football

Player Name:  Mark Shields

Age:  28

Height: 6ft

Weight: 13 stone

Position: Defender

Club: St. Killian’s Whitecross      

Honours:   Club Intermediate Champions 2007 & 2016, NFL Division 3 Champions 2015 & 2018.

 

Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup                    Year: 2012               Opposition: Down

 

Occupation:  Physiotherapist Student

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Dennis Bergkamp

Twitter: @markshields_89

Instagram: @mark_Shields7

Colm Watters
Senior Football

Player Name:  Colm Watters

Age:  29

Height: 6ft

Weight: 82kg

Position: Forward

Club:  Culloville

Honours:  2005 Ulster Minor Football Championship, U17 International Rules Series, 2010 NFL Division 2,  2011 Armagh Intermediate Championship, 2016 Armagh Div. 2 League, 2018 NFL Division 3
Inter-County Debut

Competition: McKenna Cup        Year: 2010  Opposition: UUJ

 

Occupation:  Quantity Surveyor

Childhood Sporting Hero:  Armagh’s Ulster winning team of 1999… McGeeney, McGrane, McConville, McEntees, McKeever, Marsden.