Armagh players to spend summer in USA

There are a number of Armagh club players that have jetted off to the USA for the remainder of the summer. They’ll miss out on the last few league games but should return for the beginning of the championship.

Killeavy have five players that will spend the summer in the states. This year’s Armagh u20 captain Gareth Murphy will spend the summer with Parnell’s and is joined by three other clubmates.

Lee Rice, Caolan Laverty and Ciaran Cosgrove are all set to spend their summer playing with Parnell’s. Killeavy’s Jamie Gaskin is also off to America, but he’ll be playing with Young Irelands.

Dromintee duo Adam Markey and Liam Fearon have both transferred to Kevin Barry’s. Granemore pair Darren Rafferty and Michael King have joined up with Young Irelanders St Brendan’s.


Crossmaglen will have to see out the rest of their league campaign without sharpshooter Dara O’Callaghan, who has joined Christoper’s Gaelic Football. Tony O’Callaghan is off to New York for the summer having joined St Barnabas GAA NY.

Culloville attackers Dara Quinn and Taidgh O’Neill are set to join forces with St Barnabas in New York. St Paul’s forward Antoin McParland, joint captain of the Armagh u20s last year, is off to Ulster in New York along with Armagh Harps clubman Luke McKeever.

Justin Kieran and Daire Mallon of Grange are also off to the USA, although they’ve joined different clubs. Kieran is with Donegal GFC in New York while Mallon will play for Young Irelands. Derrynoose’s Jack Fox has joined Young Irelanders St Brendan’s.

There are also a number of Orchard County club players that are set to spend the summer in Canada. 2021 SFC winner Dan McCarthy will play with Durham Robert Emmets alongside three other Clann Eireann clubmates.

Odhran McGibbon, Michael McCaughley and Redmond French will all join McCarthy at Durham Robert Emmets. Derrynoose defender Eddie McGurgan has joined up with St Vincents GAA Toronto.

There are a large number of Armagh club players that have jetted off to America for the remainder of the summer.
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