Three Donegal players get All-Star nominations

Three Donegal gaelic footballers have been included on the list of 45 nominees for the 2020 PWC football All-Star awards, which was published on the Friday morning.

The trio are: St Naul’s Peadar Mogan, Naomh Conaill’s Ciaran Thompson and St Michael’s Michael Langan.

All-Ireland champions Dublin head the list with 13 nominees, while Mayo have received 12.

Cavan’s Ulster championship winning season is rewarded with 10 nominations.

In all, 10 counties are represented on the shortlist.

The full list of nominees is:

David Clarke (Mayo), Stephen Cluxton (Dublin), Raymond Galligan (Cavan).

Davey Byrne, Michael Fitzsimons, Eoin Murchan, John Small, Robbie McDaid (all Dublin)

Oisín Mullin, Eoghan McLaughlin, Lee Keegan, Chris Barrett, Patrick Durcan (all Mayo)

Ciarán Brady, Padraig Faulkner, Gerry Smith (all Cavan),

Kevin Fahy, Bill Maher (Tipperary)

Iain Corbett (Limerick), Aidan Forker (Armagh), Peadar Mogan (Donegal).

James McCarthy (Dublin), Brian Fenton (Dublin), Colin O’Riordan (Tipperary), Gearóid McKiernan (Cavan), Matthew Ruane (Mayo), Ian Maguire (Cork).

Niall Scully, Con O’Callaghan, Ciarán Kilkenny, Dean Rock, Seán Bugler (all Dublin)

Cillian O’Connor, Kevin McLoughlin, Ryan O’Donoghue, Aidan O’Shea, Tommy Conroy (all Mayo)

Martin Reilly, Thomas Galligan (Cavan)

Shane Walsh, Paul Conroy (Galway)

Michael Langan, Ciarán Thompson (Donegal)

Conor Sweeney (Tipperary), David Clifford (Kerry).

The three players shortlisted for Footballer of the Year are: Brian Fenton (Dublin), Ciarán Kilkenny (Dublin) and Cillian O’Connor (Mayo).

The Young Footballer of the Year nominees are all Mayo men: Oisín Mullin, Tommy Conroy and Eoghan McLaughlin.

The award winners will be announced at an online ceremony in February.