Mayo's Eoghan McLaughlin and Fionn McDonagh have been named on the Electric Ireland GAA Rising Stars Football Team of the Year. The team spotlights 15 exceptional players from this season’s Higher Education Football Championships.
In a season filled with stand-out team and individual performances, NUI Galway took home the Sigerson Cup for the first time since 2003 after a powerful display against runners-up, UL, while GMIT gained promotion from the Electric Ireland Trench Cup following their impressive run of form in this season’s Championship.
In this year’s Electric Ireland Higher Education GAA Rising Stars 2022 Football Team of the Year, Sigerson Cup Champions, NUI Galway, lead the way with seven players included - this includes Westport's Fionn McDonagh, Conor Carroll and Cathal Heneghan from Roscommon, and Galway's Eoin Kelly, Sean Kelly, Matthew Tierney and Gavin Burke.
Beaten finalists UL have four representatives on the team - including Mayo's Eoghan McLaughlin.