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Mayo and Leitrim players on the move to Dublin GAA clubs

St Vincent’s and Ballyboden St-Enda’s are set to benefit.

THE TREND OF inter-county players transferring to Dublin GAA clubs is set to continue with Mayo’s Enda Varley and Leitrim’s Fergal Clancy on the move.

Mayo's Enda Varley and Leitrim's Fergal Clancy Source: INPHO

Varley is switching from his native Garrymore to 2014 All-Ireland club champions St Vincent’s. The attacker is not currently involved with the Mayo senior side but has been in recent seasons and came on as a substitute in the 2013 All-Ireland final loss to Dublin.

Clancy lined out for Leitrim in last year’s championship and is joining Ballyboden St-Enda’s, who take on Castlebar Mitchels in the All-Ireland club football decider next week.

The GAA website’s transfer database confirms that both moves were rubberstamped on Sunday 6 March.

Other well-known inter-county footballers who have recently switched include Fermanagh’s Tomas Corrigan to St Oliver Plunkett’s-Eoghan Ruadh, Armagh’s Kevin Dyas to Kilmacud Crokes and Roscommon’s Neil Collins to St Brigid’s.

Neil Collins Neil Collins has switched club allegiances for St Brigid's Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

The issue of transfers to the capital is a thorny issue and there’s been heated debate reacting to the latest developments.

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