Monaghan’s Shane Duffy claimed the 2011 MBNA Kick Fada title, while Irene Munnelly took the Ladies’ title at Emmets GAA club in Bray on Saturday.
Magheracloone club man Duffy set the men’s standard amongst a talented field of over 20 inter-county players with an incredible kick of 60m in strong wind.
Paul Hearty from Crossmaglen Rangers in Armagh and Paul Flood from Maynooth, Kildare came second and third respectively with kicks of 60m countback.
The Ladies’ title was claimed by Munnelly from St. Ultan's in Meath with a kick of 37m.
The MBNA Kick Fada determines who is the longest and most accurate kicker of a Gaelic football in Ireland. Competitors must kick the ball over the bar through specific competition goalposts twice the width of conventional goal sizes.