# Diarmuid O'Connor

Last year
# Kerry GAA
'It shows how a minnow club can develop footballers and become senior if the work is put in'
On Friday, Na Gaeil play defending champions Austin Stacks in the opening game of the Kerry SFC championship.
All time
# Strong Showing
Irish athletes fall short of more medals at U20 European Championships
Bandon AC’s Diarmuid O’Connor finished fourth in the decathlon.
# tough break
Another injury blow for Mayo as captain O'Connor set to miss remainder of championship
Diarmuid O’Connor fractured his wrist in training last night.
# The Leader
Mayo name two-time Young Footballer of the Year as captain for 2019
Diarmuid O’Connor will skipper the county this year with Paddy Durcan taking up the vice-captain role.
# Home Advantage
O'Connor and Coen start in Mayo midfield for 'Newbridge or Nowhere' clash with Kildare
Johnny Byrne and Kevin Feely will both start for the Lilywhites.
# Routine Win
Cillian O'Connor hits five points as Ballintubber cruise into the Mayo county final
Diarmuid O’Connor and Allan Dillon also got their names on the scoresheet for Ballintubber.
# Making Their Mark
Burning it up - 23 young footballers who hit the headlines in 2016
There’s plenty more to come from some already established and rising stars.
# Top of the Class
O'Connor and Gleeson scoop GAA/GPA Young Hurler and Young Footballer of the Year awards
Individual honours for U21 players went to the Mayo footballer and Waterford hurler at tonight’s gala bash.
# final 12
O'Connor stars as Mayo cruise past Kildare
An outstanding attacking spell just before half-time saw Stephen Rochford’s side establish a match-winning lead.
# key figure
Mayo star O'Connor claims U21 Player of the Year award
The wing-forward was instrumental in his side’s run to All-Ireland glory.
# reaching out
'It's not right any one player being targeted for one mistake he makes on a pitch'
Mayo star Diarmuid O’Connor has sympathy for Cork goalkeeper Anthony Casey.
# super freak
'He's a freak of nature, we're blessed to have him' - Aidan O'Shea on Diarmuid O'Connor
The Mayo star also lamented his side’s sluggish start to this year’s league campaign.
# Winner alright
Diarmuid O'Connor won a Mayo team-mate over €3,000 by winning Young Footballer of the Year
Mickey Conroy backed his fellow Mayo man to win at 37/1
# Rising Stars
O'Connor and De Búrca claim Young Footballer and Hurler of the Year honours
The prizes were handed out at Dublin’s Convention centre this evening.
# stepping up
Four goals help Mayo win in Connacht U21FC as Leitrim player suffers serious neck injury
The home side won out in Castlebar tonight while Derry beat Down in Ulster.