Tony Brennan (Gaelic footballer)

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Tony Brennan
Personal information
Irish name Antaine Ó Braonáin
Sport Gaelic football
Position Left wing-forward
Born 1944
Enfield, County Meath, Ireland
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Club(s)
YearsClub
Enfield
Club titles
Meath titles 0
Inter-county(ies)*
YearsCountyApps (scores)
1965-1973
Meath 26 (8-87)
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 3
All-Irelands 1
NFL 0
*Inter County team apps and scores correct as of 18:54, 19 November 2016.

Anthony "Tony" Brennan (born 1944) is an Irish former Gaelic football selector and former player. His league and championship career with the senior Meath county team spanned nine seasons from 1965 until 1973.

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Brennan first came to prominence on the inter-county scene as a member of the Meath junior team. He impressed in a number of challenge games and made his senior championship debut during the 1965 championship. Over the course of the next nine seasons, Brennan won one All-Ireland medal in 1967, as well as three Leinster medals. [1] He played his last game for Meath in July 1973.

In retirement from playing, Brennan became involved in team management. He served as a selector with the Meath senior team under the management of Seán Boylan and helped steer the team to two All-Ireland titles, five Leinster titles and two National Football League titles in a six-year period.

Career statistics

TeamSeason Connacht All-Ireland Total
AppsScoreAppsScoreAppsScore
Meath 1965 20-0200-0020-02
1966 33-0410-0043-04
1967 30-1021-0351-13
1968 20-0900-0020-09
1969 11-0600-0011-06
1970 30-2120-12100-33
1971 22-0800-0022-08
1972 21-0400-0021-04
1973 30-0800-0030-08
Total217-7251-15268-87

Honours

Player

Enfield
Meath

Selector

Meath

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References

  1. "All-Ireland triumph so sweet for Meath". Irish Independent. 12 September 2007. Retrieved 19 November 2016.