Another weekend has passed in the football championship and once again we can take you through our best 15 players from the games over the weekend. So let’s take a look at our team of the week.
- Raymond Galligan (Cavan) – kept a clean sheet between the sticks for Cavan. He also set up some good attacks with some superb kick-outs.
2. Jason Foley (Kerry) – was solid in the Kingdom defence. He also scored a crucial point at a time Kerry needed the score.
3. Jason McLoughlin (Cavan) – a superb performance McLoughlin in the drawn game with Armagh. A repeat performance of him will be expected in the replay.
4. Peter Kelly (Kildare) – A big performance from Kelly in the full-back line in the win over Longford.
5. Mattie Taylor (Cork) – Taylor put in a fine performance at wing back contributing two points from play in the win over Limerick.
6. Jack Sherwood (Kerry) – A big performance from Sherwood. Commanded the centre back spot although doesn’t always start at that position
7. Aidan Forker (Armagh) – Forker was the driving force for Armagh at wing back. He held Martin Reilly scoreless also.
8. Fergal Conway (Kildare) – Contributed 1-01 on the scoreboard for the Lilywhites.
9. Jarlath Og Burns (Armagh) – A man of the match against Cavan scored 1-02 from play. Was forced off injured with a head injury.
10. Jamie Malone (Clare) – Was one of the Banner’s shining lights in defeat to Kerry scoring three points.
11. Ruairi Deane (Cork) – Played a part in all three Cork goals. He helped Hurley with his two, before scoring one himself
12. Tommy Moolick (Kildare) – A superb performance from Moolick who kicked 0-03 in the win over Longford in Tullamore.
13. James O’Donoghue (Kerry) – A good performance from O’Donoghue who kicked 1-01 from play.
14. Ben McCormack (Kildare) – McCormack as pivotal to the Kildare win setting up some scores and also kicking two from play.
15. Cian Mackey (Cavan) – A second-half substitute for Cavan in the drawn game with Armagh. He scored three points though and could have kicked the winner right at the death.