Mayo's Lee Keegan and Dublin duo Brian Fenton and Ciarán Kilkenny have been shortlisted for the GAA's Player of the Year award. 

The three starred for their respective teams as they fought it out for All-Ireland honours, with the Dubs winning after a replay. 

Midfielder Fenton was the choice of the Sunday Game panel for Footballer of the Year

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Meanwhile, Mayo goalkeeper David Clarke is among the nominees for the GAA GPA Opel Football All Stars team. 

Clarke was controversially dropped from the side for the replay against Dublin, whose captain Stephen Cluxton is also in the running for the award. 

The finalists received 11 nominations each.

There are eight counties listed for the awards, which takes place on 4 November. The breakdown is: Dublin 11; Mayo 11; Tyrone 6; Tipperary 5; Kerry 4; Galway 4; Donegal 3; Clare 1.

Gary Brennan becomes Clare’s first footballer to be nominated for an All Star since 1997, and goes up against five others including Fenton. 

Tipperary's surprise run to the semi-finals has been recognised with goalkeeper Evan Comerford, defender Robbie Kiely, midfielder Peter Acheson and forwards Michael Quinlivan and Conor Sweeney all on the list. 

Young Player of the Year will be decided between Mayo’s Diarmuid O’Connor and Tipperary’s Josh Keane and Jimmy Feehan.

The team will be selected by the country's Gaelic games corespondents, while the player award is voted on by players. 



1. Evan Comerford (Tipperary)

2. Stephen Cluxton (Dublin)

3. David Clarke (Mayo)


1. Jonny Cooper (Dublin)

2. Brendan Harrison (Mayo)

3. Keith Higgins (Mayo)

4. Cian O’Sullivan (Dublin)

5. Lee Keegan (Mayo)

6. Colm Boyle (Mayo)

7. Philly McMahon (Dublin)

8. Ryan McHugh (Donegal)

9. Cathal McCarron (Tyrone)

10. John Small (Dublin)

11. Patrick Durcan (Mayo)

12. Shane Enright (Kerry)

13. Declan Kyne (Galway)

14. James McCarthy (Dublin)

15. Kevin McLoughlin (Mayo)

16. Paddy McGrath (Donegal)

17. Robbie Kiely (Tipperary)

18. Killian Young (Kerry)


1. Brian Fenton (Dublin)

2. Peter Acheson (Tipperary)

3. Matthew Donnelly (Tyrone)

4. Gary Brennan (Clare)

5. Paul Conroy (Galway)

6. Colm Cavanagh (Tyrone)


1. Ciarán Kilkenny (Dublin)

2. Diarmuid Connolly (Dublin)

3. Dean Rock (Dublin)

4. Kevin McManamon (Dublin)

5. Paul Geaney (Kerry)

6. Michael Quinlivan (Tipperary)

7. Andy Moran (Mayo)

8. Conor Sweeney (Tipperary)

9. Aidan O’Shea (Mayo)

10. Paul Murphy (Kerry)

11. Cillian O’Connor (Mayo)

12. Damien Comer (Galway)

13. Diarmuid O’Connor (Mayo)

14. Peter Harte (Tyrone)

15. Danny Cummins (Galway)

16. Patrick McBrearty (Donegal)

17. Seán Cavanagh (Tyrone)

18. Niall Sludden (Tyrone)