Plunkett Donaghy


Plunkett Donaghy

Infobox GAA player |

name = Plunkett Donaghy
irish =
placeofbirth= Tyrone
countryofbirth= Northern Ireland
dob=
sport= Gaelic football
code= Football
county= Tyrone
province= Ulster
clposition= Midfield
club= Moy
clyears=
clapps(points)=
clcounty=
clprovince=
clubs= Moy
counties=Tyrone
icposition= Midfield
icyears= ?-1993
icapps(points)=
icprovince= 2: 1986, 1989
icallireland=
allstars=1: 1986
icupdate=19:05 20 October 2006 (BST)
clupdate=
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Plunkett Donaghy is a former Tyrone Gaelic footballer.

Career

Donaghy was part of the Tyrone team that went to their first All Ireland Final in 1986, against Kerry, and won an All Star Award for his contributions.He later captained Tyrone to an Ulster Championship success in 1989.

Legacy

His playing abilities, being part of the first (relatively) successful Tyrone team, as well as his instant recognisability due to his "shaggy" hair, put him among the greats of Tyrone football,

References

* [http://www.ulsterherald.com/gaa3.htm Interview with Donaghy prior Tyrone's 2005 All Ireland Final meeting with Kerry]
* [http://www.teamtalkmag.com/2003/county/senior-championship/all-ireland/jordan-interview.htm Article comparing Plunkett Donaghy to contemporary players]


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