McGee, Hugh & McBrearty nominated for player honours

Neil Mc GeeDonegal's Neil Mc Gee, Ryan Mc Hugh and Patrick Mc Brearty have been nominated for player of the year honours.

McGee along with Kerry's James O'Donoughue and Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly have been shortlisted for the Opel GPA footballer of the year award.

Mc Hugh and McBrearty and Galway's Shane Walsh have been nominated for the young player prize.

Nine Donegal players have been named among the 2014 All Star nominees.

Recently crowned All-Ireland champions Kerry lead the way with 11 nominations Dublin also earn nine,
Connacht champions Mayo receive six and Monaghan's season is acknowledged by the inclusion of four of their players on the short list of 45.

The nine Donegal nominations are Paul Durcan, Neil and Eamon Mc Gee, Frank Mc Glynn, Neil Gallagher, Odhrán MacNiallais, Paddy McBrearty, Ryan McHugh and Michael Murphy.

2014 Nominations

Goalkeepers
Paul Durcan (Donegal), Rory Beggan (Monaghan), Stephen Cluxton (Dublin).

Full backs
Fionn Fitzgerald (Kerry), Keith Higgins (Mayo), Éamonn McGee (Donegal), Neil McGee (Donegal), Andy Mallon (Armagh), Rory O'Carroll (Dublin), Philip McMahon (Dublin), Paul Murphy (Kerry), Drew Wylie (Monaghan).

Half backs
Aidan O'Mahony (Kerry), Peter Crowley (Kerry), James McCarthy (Dublin), Frank McGlynn (Donegal), Dessie Mone (Monaghan), Jonny Cooper (Dublin), Colin O'Riordan (Tipperary), Colm Boyle (Mayo), Lee Keegan (Mayo).

Midfield
Neil Gallagher (Donegal), Michael Darragh Macauley (Dublin), Odhrán MacNiallais (Donegal), Anthony Maher (Kerry), David Moran (Kerry), Séamus O'Shea (Mayo).

Half forwards
Johnny Buckley (Kerry), Diarmuid Connolly (Dublin), Paul Flynn (Dublin), Aidan O'Shea (Mayo), Ryan McHugh (Donegal), Michael Murphy (Donegal), Donnchadh Walsh (Kerry), Shane Walsh (Galway), Mark Lynch (Derry).

Full forwards
Kieran Donaghy (Kerry), Paul Geaney (Kerry), Conor McManus (Monaghan), Cillian O'Connor (Mayo), James O'Donoghue (Kerry), Brian Hurley (Cork), Kevin McManamon (Dublin), Tony Kernan (Armagh), Paddy McBrearty (Donegal).