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Here are the 6 nominees for the latest GAA player of the month awards

Burke, Clifford, McManus, Gillane, Mannion and Duggan are the stars nominated.

CLARE, GALWAY, KERRY, Limerick and Monaghan all have players in the running for the latest PWC GAA/GPA Player of the Month awards.

pjimage (2) Burke, Clifford, Gillane and Duggan are amongst the nominees.

Clare’s Peter Duggan, Galway’s Cathal Mannion and Limerick’s Aaron Gillane are have been shortlisted after their hurling exploits.

Last weekend saw ace free-takers Duggan and Gillane star from placed balls and open play, with respective scoring tallies of 0-14 and 0-13 in their semi-final clashes. Mannion weighed in with 0-4 in their epic semi-final tie with Clare on Saturday evening.

Galway’s Ian Burke, Kerry’s David Clifford and Monaghan’s Conor McManus are the three players in the running for the football award. Burke scored 0-3 between their wins over Kerry and Kildare, with his creativity and ball-winning also integral to Galway’s success.

Clifford struck the vital late goal in Kerry’s draw against Monaghan, after hitting 1-5 the previous week in their tie with Galway. McManus notched 1-9 in a superb showing for Monaghan in that draw in Clones.

The winners will be announced next week but who do you think should be recognised?

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