Ulster players named on minor All-Star team of the year

By Michael McMullan

THREE Ulster players were named on the Electric Ireland minor star football Team of the Year.

Ulster champions Tyrone are represented by Ben Hughes who had an excellent game in the Ulster final.

RED HAND…Ben Hughes (3) celebrating Tyrone’s Ulster final win over Derry

Derry reached the All-Ireland semi-final through the back door, with Johnny McGuckian and Ruairi Forbes catching the eye.

The Oakleafers’ brave comeback wasn’t enough against eventual All-Ireland champions Galway in the semi-final.

The team features six players from All-Ireland champions Galway, including Player of the Year Tomás Farthing

1 Kyle Gilmore (Galway and Cortoon Shamrocks)
2 Tomás Farthing (Galway and An Spidéal)
3 Ben Hughes (Tyrone and Donaghmore)
4 Rio Mortimer (Mayo and Claremorris)
5 Paul Gilmore (Mayo and Claremorris)
6 Cillian Trayers (Galway and Claregalway)
7 Fionn Murphy (Kerry and Rathmore)
8 Ruairí Forbes (Derry and Ballinderry Shamrocks)
9 Jack Lonergan (Galway and Claregalway)
10 Johnny McGuckian (Derry and Watty Graham’s Glen)
11 Éanna Monaghan (Galway and Claregalway)
12 Diarmuid Duffy (Mayo and Ballinrobe)
13 Joe Quigley (Dublin and Kilmacud Crokes)
14 Ronan Clarke (Mayo and Bohola Moy Davitts)
15 Colm Costello (Galway and Dunmore MacHales)

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