Diarmuid Connolly Scores Double Glory

Diarmuid Connolly celebrating with St. Vincent's teammates.

Diarmuid Connolly reached the top of the mountain this October when he not only won his very first All-Star; his club team St. Vincent’s were victorious in the Dublin Senior Football Championship Final.

St Vincent’s had star talent in their ranks as usual at the final in Parnell Park with Footballer of the Year candidate Connolly holding strong in the half-forward line. The team had a late scare before escaping with a 1-10 to 0-14 victory. The team then marched on and successfully progressed to the Leinster semi-final after crushing Portlaoise in a repeat of last season's final which saw Connolly rack up a total of three points.

The half-forward line at the All-Stars this year was probably the most competitive one of all this year. Connolly appeared to be almost certain to land an All-star, leaving quite a talented list of players fighting it out for the third slot on the half-forward line. Connolly won what many believe to be one of the most overdue All-Stars in recent memory as he has long been established as one of the greatest scorers of the modern game.

The future is certainly bright for the player who many believe to be the best Football player in Ireland and it certainly seems that there are many All-Stars and Championships yet to come for Diarmuid Connolly.

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