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Dublin: 12°C Tuesday 15 June 2021

How many of these past schools Gaelic football stars can you recognise?

Put your knowledge to the test.

Source: Lorraine O'Sullivan/INPHO

THE BEST SCHOOLS Gaelic footballers in the country do battle this weekend in the Post-Primary All-Ireland finals at Croke Park.

Some of the best current players in the game have lined out on the schools Gaelic football stage but how many of these can you recognise?

Take our quiz to find out.

Which Donegal player is pictured here after an All-Ireland Vocational triumph?
Neil McGee
Karl Lacey

Colm McFadden
Frank McGlynn
Who's this former Meath footballer in action for St Pat's (Navan)?
Brian Farrell
Mark Ward

Nigel Crawford
Cian Ward
The player on the right is a current Galway senior and an ex St Jarlath's player. Name him?
Micheal Lundy
Gary O'Donnell

Gary Sice
Gareth Bradshaw
Who's the Armagh footballer in action for Abbey CBS in 2006?
Kevin Dyas
Charlie Vernon

Finian Moriarty
Brendan Donaghy
Which Kerry defender is in action on the left in the 2009 Hogan Cup final?
Fionn Fitzgerald
Mark Griffin

Shane Enright
Paul Murphy
Can you name the Galway footballer here playing in the 2011 Hogan Cup decider?
Shane Walsh
Paul Varley

Damien Comer
Patrick Sweeney
Who's the Down footballer in action on the left here for Abbey CBS?
Donal O'Hare
Conor Maginn

Brendan McArdle
Kevin McKernan
Name this Cork footballer (right) in action in the 2010 All-Ireland vocational final?
Mark Collins
Kevin O'Driscoll

Tom Clancy
John O'Rourke
Which former Galway footballer (right) is playing here for St Jarlath's in 2001?
Nicky Joyce
Joe Bergin

Sean Armstrong
Matthew Clancy
Can you name this Meath attacker in action for St Pat's in the Hogan Cup?
Mickey Newman
Graham Reilly

Eamonn Wallace
Shane O'Rourke
Finally can you identify this Kerry All-Ireland winner from his Hogan Cup days?
Bryan Sheehan
Declan O'Sullivan

Killian Young
Donnchadh Walsh
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