Ryan Mc Hugh nominated for Young Player of the Year

Ryan Mc Hugh

Donegal's Ryan McHugh has been named as one of the three nominations for the GAA/GPA Young Player of the Year award,

The Kilcar man is joined in the category by Mayo's Diarmuid O'Connor and Monaghan's Ryan Wylie.

Three Dublin players have been nominated for the Player of the Year prize - Bernard Brogan , Jack McCaffrey and Phily McMahon all make the list.

The All-Ireland champions Dublin, who completed a clean sweep of honours in 2015, lead the way with 11 nominations and they are followed by defeated All-Ireland finalists Kerry, who collect eight.

The two beaten All-Ireland semi-finalists, Tyrone and Mayo, come next in the pecking order with seven apiece.

Ulster champions Monaghan secure four nominations while their provincial rivals Donegal receive five.

The Tyrone seven are Cathal McCarron, Ronan McNamee , Ronan McNabb, Colm Cavanagh, Peter Harte, Mattie Donnelly and Seán Cavanagh. The Donegal five are Paul Durcan, Frank McGlynn, Ryan McHugh, Neil Gallagher and Michael Murphy.

The remaining nominations go to Fermanagh, Westmeath and Laois, who receive one each bringing to nine the total number of counties who are represented on the 2015 shortlist.

The awards will be presented at the Convention Centre in Dublin on Friday November 6.

2015 GAA GPA All-Star Football Nominations Sponsored by Opel

Goalkeepers
Paul Durcan (Donegal), Brendan Kealy (Kerry), Rory Beggan (Monaghan).

Defenders
Frank McGlynn (Donegal), Ryan McHugh (Donegal), James McCarthy (Dublin), Cian O'Sullivan (Dublin), Rory O'Carroll (Dublin), Jonny Cooper (Dublin), Jack McCaffrey (Dublin), Philip McMahon (Dublin), Shane Enright (Kerry), Jonathan Lyne (Kerry), Keith Higgins (Mayo), Lee Keegan (Mayo), Chris Barrett (Mayo), Vinny Corey (Monaghan), Karl O'Connell (Monaghan), Cathal McCarron (Tyrone), Ronan McNamee (Tyrone), Ronan McNabb (Tyrone).

Midfielders
Neil Gallagher (Donegal), Brian Fenton (Dublin), Anthony Maher (Kerry), David Moran (Kerry), Tom Parsons (Mayo), Colm Cavanagh (Tyrone).

Forwards
Michael Murphy (Donegal), Paddy Andrews (Dublin), Bernard Brogan (Dublin), Ciarán Kilkenny (Dublin), Diarmuid Connolly (Dublin), Seán Quigley (Fermanagh), Donnchadh Walsh (Kerry), Paul Geaney (Kerry), James O'Donoghue (Kerry), Donie Kingston (Laois), Cillian O'Connor (Mayo), Diarmuid O'Connor (Mayo), Aidan O'Shea (Mayo), Conor McManus (Monaghan) Peter Harte (Tyrone), Mattie Donnelly (Tyrone), Seán Cavanagh (Tyrone), Kieran Martin (Westmeath)

Player of the Year Nominations
Bernard Brogan (Dublin), Jack McCaffrey (Dublin), Philip McMahon (Dublin).

Young Player of the Year Nominations
Ryan McHugh (Donegal), Diarmuid O'Connor (Mayo), Ryan Wylie (Monaghan).