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#John Heslin

# john-heslin - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Westmeath now optimistic of star forward's return for league campaign

John Heslin is expected to rejoin the county squad after he completes his PhD studies.

# john-heslin - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Massive blow for Westmeath as 2018 captain steps away to focus on college commitments

Meanwhile, Ray Connellan will not be rejoining the squad after recently finishing up with AFL side St Kilda.

# john-heslin - Saturday 26 May, 2018

'That defeat will stay with me, I'll be thinking about that situation' - county focus after club agony

John Heslin is looking ahead with Westmeath as the 2018 championship dawns.

# john-heslin - Monday 22 January, 2018

Leading the charge! Westmeath name football and hurling captains for 2018

John Heslin will captain the footballers while Tommy Doyle is set to lead the hurlers.

# john-heslin - Sunday 26 November, 2017

St Loman's progress to first Leinster senior final where boss Dempsey prepares to face former side

The Westmeath champions scored a narrow victory over Simonstown.

# john-heslin - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

'I’ve tried my best to annoy him and it hasn’t worked yet': Heslin on his three in-a-row-winning manager

Luke Dempsey has won five senior inter-county titles in the last five years with two different clubs.

# john-heslin - Monday 15 May, 2017

'When you play a Division 4 final and you have 300 at it, where's the GAA going with that?'

Westmeath star John Heslin has raised some pertinent issues.

# john-heslin - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

'I was very close to Dave through my time in UCD' - Westmeath star on help with AFL career

Sigerson Cup winner John Heslin on the late Dave Billings.

# john-heslin - Saturday 20 February, 2016

'l had to nearly hold back tears before the game' - Heslin pays tribute to UCD great Billings

John Heslin remembers the late Dave Billings after today’s victory.

# john-heslin - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

UCD made to work to see off NUIG in the Sigerson Cup

The Galwegians were let down by poor shooting and lost by two points in Dangan.

# john-heslin - Friday 24 July, 2015

Westmeath leave out captain and ace forward injured for Fermanagh qualifier

Ger Egan is on the bench and John Heslin’s ankle injury has ruled him out.

# john-heslin - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

A moon boot didn't stop one GAA star doing the #PressUpChamp Challenge

Well done John Heslin and Westmeath.

# john-heslin - Sunday 28 June, 2015

5 talking points from Westmeath’s incredible victory over Meath

The Lake County will face Dublin in the Leinster final on 12 July.

Incredible Westmeath comeback to beat Meath and reach Leinster final

Tom Cribbin’s Westmeath came from ten points down to beat Meath at Croke Park this afternoon.

# john-heslin - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Westmeath racked up 3-7 in the second half to send Louth into the qualifiers

Tom Cribbin’s men face Wexford on 14 June.

# john-heslin - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Missed injury time free sees Cavan progress at Westmeath's expense

John Heslin kept his side in touch all afternoon but could not find the target at the death.

# john-heslin - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

'We trained all year to play three Championship games - which is ridiculous'

GAA Central Council meets on Saturday to discuss the Football Review Committee’s recommendations.

# john-heslin - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

2013 - the sporting year in numbers

29 seconds that will haunt us for all of eternity… and the rest of the numbers that mattered in 2013.

# john-heslin - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Injury time winner from Woods gives Fermanagh victory over Westmeath

Peter Canavan has his first championship win with the Ernesiders as they progress to the next round of the qualifiers.

# john-heslin - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Dublin ease to victory over Westmeath to reach Leinster semis

A Paddy Andrews goal helped Jim Gavin’s side secure a routine victory.

# john-heslin - Monday 16 July, 2012

Well played: Here's your Gaelic Football team of the week

Ewan McKenna runs through his best XV from a busy weekend of GAA action. Do you agree?

# john-heslin - Friday 25 March, 2011

Heslin the latest GAA star to head down under

Eighteen-year-old Westmeath footballer will join Tommy Walsh and Tadhg Kennelly in the AFL next season.