Daniel Hughes (Gaelic footballer)

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Daniel Hughes
Personal information
Irish name Dónall Ó hAodha
Sport Gaelic football
Position Right half forward
Born County Down, Northern Ireland
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Nickname Danny
Club(s)
Years Club
Saval
Club Titles
Down titles 0
Ulster titles 0
All-Ireland Titles 0
Inter-county(ies)
Years County Apps (scores)
2001-Present Down 35 (2-56)
Inter-county titles
All Stars 1

Daniel Hughes is a Gaelic football player from County Down, Northern Ireland. He plays for the Down senior inter county football team and for his club Saval.

He scored three points in the 2010 All-Ireland Football Final where Down were defeated 0-15 to 0-16 by Cork.[1]

In October 2010, Hughes was named in the 2010 All-Star football team for his performances for Down during the 2010 season, it was his first All Star award.[2][3] In November 2010, Hughes was also named in the 2010 GPA Gaelic Football team of the year.[4] Daniel brother Johnny played for London in 2009 where Down played London.

References

  1. ^ "All-Ireland SFC Final: Cork 0-16 0-15 Down". BBC Sport. 2010-09-19. Retrieved 2010-10-27. 
  2. ^ "'Strange' All Stars snub for Rebels". Irish Independent. 2010-10-14. Retrieved 2010-10-19. 
  3. ^ "Four Down players are among the 2010 GAA All Stars". BBC Sport. 2010-10-14. Retrieved 2010-10-27. 
  4. ^ "Cork & Down dominate GPA selection". RTE Sport. 2010-11-04. Retrieved 2010-11-10. 

Honours

  • 1 Railway Cup 2009
  • 1 Dr McKenna Cup 2008
  • 1 Ulster Player of The January 2008
  • 1 All Star 2010
  • 1 Irish News Ulster All-Stars 2010
  • 1 Top Scorer In The Down Senior Football Championship 2005
  • 3 Down Senior Football League Division 2 2003 2007 2010