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N.Y. All-Ireland panel taking shape

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

The New York GAA has begun its 6-month training program for this summer’s All-Ireland football championship, according to Pat Scanlon, who, along with Leslie McGettigan, will be selecting the panel in support of manager Frank Brady.

Players should meet on Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 1:45 p.m. at the Lansdowne Bar on 251st Street and Broadway.

The players who are currently being considered for the panel are Keith Hennessy, Ted Steede, Justin O’Halloran, Mike Martin, Eddie Murphy, Bonnie Duffy, Hughie O’Sullivan, Kevin Lilly, Brendan Donohue, Pat Mahoney, Noel Buckley, David Newman, Collie Mathers, Tom Moriarity, Neville Dunne, Joe Madden, Jim Donohue, John Meehan, John Donohue and Aidan Connolly.

Also, Ian Smith, Richie Maher, Sean Tague, Eunan Doherty, Gerry Kelly, John Markey, Donal Breslin, Owen Cummins, Stephen Cassidy, Edmund Cleary, Kieran Keveaney, Keith Murray, William O’Donnell, Paudie Mulvihill, Daniel O’Sullivan, David Reynolds, Danny Leavy, Colm Scanlon, Owen O’Loughlin, Philip Connolly, Enda Henry and Eamon McCarthy.

"This list can be added to or subtracted from," Scanlon said.

The team will make it All-Ireland debut in May against Mayo. Before that, they will play two matches against an Irish army squad.

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