Michael Fennelly and Alan Brogan have been named GAA GPA Players of the Year, while players from Dublin, Kerry, Donegal, Kildare and Mayo make up the 2011 Football All Star team.
The All-Ireland champions lead the way with six players on this year’s side. Kerry have four, with Colm Cooper winning his seventh award. Donegal, who regained the Ulster title this season, occupy three places, with Kildare and Mayo having a player each on the XV.
Alan Brogan followed in the footsteps of his brother Bernard in 2010, to claim the Footballer of the Year, while Kilkenny’s Michael Fennelly took home the Hurler of the Year award.
The Young Footballer of the Year went to Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor, while Liam Rushe of Dublin was named Young Hurler of the Year.
Other hurling awards saw Shane Nolan of Kerry win the Christy Ring Player of the Year; Donegal’s Niall Campbell was honoured with the Lory Meagher award and Martin Finn from London was the recipient of the Nicky Rackard Player of the Year.
2011 GAA/GPA Football All Stars
Stephen Cluxton (Dublin)
Marc O'Sé (Kerry), Neill McGee (Donegal), Michael Foley (Kildare)
Kevin Cassidy (Donegal), Karl Lacey (Donegal), Kevin Nolan (Dublin)
Bryan Sheehy (Kerry), Michael Darragh Macauley (Dublin)
Darran O'Sullivan (Kerry), Alan Brogan (Dublin), Paul Flynn (Dublin)
Colm Cooper (Kerry), Andy Moran (Mayo), Bernard Brogan (Dublin)