Historical Panels

Senior Football Panel 2021

Jack O’Connor named the 2021 senior football panel on 6th May 2021. There were seven exits and eleven new players coming in.

Exits – Johnny Byrne (switched to hurlers), Tommy Moolick (retired), Keith Cribbin (retired), Ben McCormack (work commitments), Mattie Byrne (army tour), Éanna O’Connor, Eoghan Bateman

In – Ryan Houlihan, Niall Kelly, Chris Byrne, Mark Glynn, Brian McLoughlin, Shane O’Sullivan, Alex Beirne, Adam Steed, Barry Kelly, Jack Sargent and Paddy McDermott

On 4 June 2021, Sarsfields announced that Ben McCormack had returned to the panel.

Kildare 2021 Panel

PlayerClubChampCh AppsLeagueLg AppsTotalTotal AppsChamp G-PCh ScoreLeague G-PLg ScoreTotal G-PTotal Score
Aaron Masterson Moorefield 4(1) 5 6(6) 12 10(7) 17 0-3 3 0-4 4 0-7 7
Adam Steed St. Laurence' 0(0) 0 0(0) 0 0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
Alex Beirne Naas 1(1) 2 2(2) 4 3(3) 6 0-2 2 0-1 1 0-3 3
Barry Kelly Athy 0(0) 0 0(0) 0 0(0) 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
Ben McCormack Sarsfields 12(1) 13 15(3) 18 27(4) 31 0-14 14 3-25 34 3-39 48
Brian McLoughlin Clane 0(3) 3 1(3) 4 1(6) 7 0-1 1 0-6 6 0-7 7
Chris Byrne Clane 0(0) 0 0(0) 0 0(0) 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
Con Kavanagh Sarsfields 2(1) 3 7(3) 10 9(4) 13 0-0 0 0-1 1 0-1 1
Conor Hartley Sarsfields 1(4) 5 5(9) 14 6(13) 19 0-1 1 0-4 4 0-5 5
Daniel Flynn JTB 18(1) 19 28(3) 31 46(4) 50 8-26 50 9-31 58 17-57 108
Daragh Ryan Sarsfields 0(0) 0 0(0) 0 0(0) 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
Darragh Kirwan Naas 3(1) 4 6(0) 6 9(1) 10 0-9 9 0-11 11 0-20 20
Darragh Malone Allenwood 2(1) 3 1(4) 5 3(5) 8 0-1 1 0-0 0 0-1 1
David Hyland Athy 30(7) 37 39(11) 50 69(18) 87 0-9 9 1-4 7 1-13 16
Eoin Doyle Naas 34(8) 42 41(4) 45 75(12) 87 0-4 4 1-3 6 1-7 10
Fergal Conway Celbridge 34(2) 36 41(7) 48 75(9) 84 2-28 34 2-17 23 4-45 57
Jack Robinson Clogherinkoe 0(0) 0 2(3) 5 2(3) 5 0-0 0 0-2 2 0-2 2
Jack Sargent Eadestown 0(0) 0 0(0) 0 0(0) 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
James Robinson Round Towers 0(0) 0 0(0) 0 0(0) 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
Jimmy Hyland Ballyteague 7(4) 11 14(9) 23 21(13) 34 1-19 22 2-37 43 3-56 65
Kevin Feely Athy 24(1) 25 37(2) 39 61(3) 64 1-38 41 2-63 69 3-101 110
Kevin Flynn Celbridge 13(0) 13 13(4) 17 26(4) 30 0-7 7 2-8 14 2-15 21
Liam Power Raheens 0(1) 1 3(2) 5 3(3) 6 0-0 0 0-2 2 0-2 2
Luke Flynn JTB 1(1) 2 6(2) 8 7(3) 10 0-0 0 2-1 7 2-1 7
Mark Dempsey Moorefield 11(0) 11 10(1) 11 21(1) 22 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
Mark Donnellan Maynooth 39(0) 39 48(0) 48 87(0) 87 0-7 7 0-6 6 0-13 13
Mark Glynn St. Laurence' 0(0) 0 0(0) 0 0(0) 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
Mick O'Grady Celbridge 28(1) 29 44(0) 44 72(1) 73 0-3 3 0-5 5 0-8 8
Neil Flynn Maynooth 17(6) 23 18(7) 25 35(13) 48 3-90 99 1-74 77 4-164 176
Niall Kelly Athy 23(11 34 31(8) 39 54(19) 73 2-39 45 7-57 78 9-96 123
Paddy Brophy Celbridge 22(2) 24 24(7) 31 46(9) 55 2-28 34 2-36 42 4-64 76
Paddy McDermott Naas 0(1) 1 0(0) 0 0(1) 1 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
Paul Cribbin JTB 21(4) 25 39(6) 45 60(10) 70 1-41 44 1-54 57 2-95 101
Ryan Houlihan Moorefield 4(1) 5 6(0) 6 10(1) 11 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
Shane O'Sullivan Clane 0(3) 3 0(4) 4 0(7) 7 0-1 1 0-5 5 0-6 6
Shea Ryan Sarsfields 3(2) 5 9(6) 15 12(8) 20 0-0 0 0-1 1 0-1 1


Senior Hurling Panel 2021

Brian Byrne, Naas

Caolan Smith, Clane

Cathal Derivan, Leixlip

Cathal Dowling, Naas

Cathal McCabe, Maynooth

Cian Forde, Maynooth

Cian Shanahan, Clane

Colm Chan, Confey

Conor Dowling, Naas

Conor Kielty, EOCC

Conor Nolan, Maynooth

David Slattery, Confey

Declan Flaherty, Coill Dubh

Gerry Keegan, Celbridge

Jack Sheridan, Naas

Jack Travers, Leixlip

James Burke, Naas

James Dolan, EOCC

Johnny Byrne, Coill Dubh

Kevin Aherne, Naas

Kevin Whelan, Naas

Liam Dempsey, EOCC

Mark Delaney, Coill Dubh

Mark Doyle, Clane

Niall O’Muineacháin, Celbridge

Paddy McKenna, Clane

Paul Divilly, Confey

Rian Boran, Naas

Rory O’Neill, EOCC

Ross Kelly, Naas

Sean Christanseen, Clane

Sean Whelan, Ardclough

Shane Ryan, Naas

Simon Leacy, Naas

Tadhg Forde, Maynooth

Senior Football Panel 2020 (Post Lockdown)

Jack O’Connor announced a revised senior panel for the remainder of 2020 on Friday 9th October.

Eleven players are gone from the panel that was in place at the time of Kildare’s last game v Laois in March are All Ireland Under-20 winners Aaron O’Neill, Mark Barrett and Tony Archbold. Peter Kelly and David Slattery have retired. Niall Kelly and Chris Byrne are injured. Adam Tyrrell is unavailable for the time being. Liam Healy, Pascal Connell and John Tracey have not been retained.

With the panel numbers reducing from 37 to 31, coming in are Sarsfields pair Ben McCormack and Mattie Byrne following their return from traveling, Luke Flynn, Mark Dempsey and the manager’s son Éanna O’Connor.

All players’ League and Championship records for Kildare seniors are shown for the panel here.

David Hyland (Athy) is Captain and Mick O’Grady (Celbridge) Vice-Captain.

Kildare 2020 Panel

PlayerClubChampCh AppsLeagueLg AppsTotalTotal AppsChamp G-PCh ScoreLeague G-PLg ScoreTotal G-PTotal Score
Aaron Masterson Moorefield 1(1) 2 3(5) 8 4(6) 10 0-1 1 0-2 2 0-3 3
Ben McCormack Sarsfields 9(1) 10 15(3) 18 24(4) 28 0-14 14 3-25 34 3-39 48
Con Kavanagh Sarsfields 2(0) 2 7(1) 8 9(1) 10 0-0 0 0-1 1 0-1 1
Conor Hartley Sarsfields 0(4) 4 5(6) 11 5(10) 15 0-1 1 0-3 3 0-4 4
Daniel Flynn JTB 16(1) 17 27(3) 30 43(4) 47 6-23 41 9-29 56 15-52 97
Daragh Ryan Sarsfields 0(0) 0 0(0) 0 0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
Darragh Kirwan Naas 2(0) 2 2(0) 2 4(0) 4 0-8 8 0-6 6 0-14 14
Darragh Malone Allenwood 1(0) 1 1(1) 2 2(1) 3 0-1 1 0-0 0 0-1 1
David Hyland Athy 27(7) 34 36(11) 47 63(18) 81 0-9 9 1-4 7 1-13 16
Eanna O'Connor Moorefield 1(2) 3 2(5) 7 3(7) 10 0-0 0 0-7 7 0-7 7
Eoghan Bateman Naas 0(0) 0 0(0) 0 0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
Eoin Doyle Naas 32(8) 40 37(4) 41 69(12) 81 0-4 4 1-3 6 1-7 10
Fergal Conway Celbridge 31(2) 33 39(5) 44 70(7) 77 2-25 31 2-16 22 4-41 53
Jack Robinson Clogherinkoe 0(0) 0 2(3) 5 2(3) 5 0-0 0 0-2 2 0-2 2
James Robinson Round Towers 0(0) 0 0(0) 0 0(0) 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
Jimmy Hyland Ballyteague 4(4) 8 10(9) 19 14(13) 27 0-12 12 0-27 27 0-39 39
Jonathan Byrne Allenwood 13(3) 16 18(7) 25 31(10) 41 0-8 8 0-5 5 0-13 13
Keith Cribbin JTB 25(5) 30 37(13) 50 62(18) 80 0-12 12 2-11 17 2-23 29
Kevin Feely Athy 22(1) 23 33(2) 35 55(3) 58 1-36 39 2-58 64 3-94 103
Kevin Flynn Celbridge 10(0) 10 9(4) 13 19(4) 23 0-7 7 0-7 7 0-14 14
Liam Power Raheens 0(1) 1 3(2) 5 3(3) 6 0-0 0 0-2 2 0-2 2
Luke Flynn JTB 0(1) 1 2(2) 4 2(3) 5 0-0 0 1-0 3 1-0 3
Mark Dempsey Moorefield 8(0) 8 6(1) 7 14(1) 15 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
Mark Donnellan Maynooth 37(0) 37 44(0) 44 81(0) 81 0-7 7 0-6 6 0-13 13
Mattie Byrne Sarsfields 1(1) 2 2(1) 3 3(2) 5 0-1 1 0-1 1 0-2 2
Mick O'Grady Celbridge 25(1) 26 40(0) 40 65(1) 66 0-2 2 0-5 5 0-7 7
Neil Flynn Maynooth 14(6) 20 15(6) 21 29(12) 41 2-75 81 1-60 63 3-135 144
Paddy Brophy Celbridge 22(1) 23 24(5) 29 46(6) 52 2-28 34 2-36 42 4-64 76
Paul Cribbin JTB 21(4) 25 35(6) 41 56(10) 66 1-41 44 1-52 55 2-93 99
Shea Ryan Sarsfields 2(0) 2 8(4) 12 10(4) 14 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
Tommy Moolick Leixlip 24(10 34 32(10) 42 56(20) 76 3-19 28 4-21 33 7-40 61


Note: Shane O’Sullivan (Clane) and Alex Beirne (Naas) were both togged for the Cavan game on 18th October although not officially included in the panel issued the week before. According to his club, Moorefield, Ryan Houlihan is also involved as of November 2020.

Manager: Jack O’Connor

Selectors: Ross Glavin, Tom Cribbin, Bryan Murphy

Senior Hurling Panel 2020 (Post-Lockdown)

The Senior Hurling panel announced by David Herity in October 2020 was:

Captain: Brian Byrne

Brian Byrne Naas
Cathal Derivan Leixlip
Cathal Dowling Naas
Cian Forde Maynooth
Cian Shanahan Clane
Conor Dowling Naas
Conor Gordon Coill Dubh
Conor Kielty Éire Óg Corra Choill
David Slattery Confey
Declan Molloy Ardclough
Drew Costello Ardclough
Jack Sheridan Naas
Jack Travers Leixlip
James Burke Naas
Jamie Connolly Celbridge
John Doran Leixlip
Kevin Aherne Naas
Kevin Whelan Naas
Liam Dempsey Éire Óg Corra Choill
Mark Doyle Clane
Muiris Curtin Moorefield
Niall O Muineacháin Celbridge
Paddy McKenna Clane
Paul Divilly Confey
Rian Boran Naas
Richie Hogan Naas
Rory O’ Neill Éire Óg Corra Choill
Ross Kelly Naas
Sean Christanseen Clane
Sean Whelan Ardclough
Shane Ryan Naas
Simon Leacy Naas
Tadhg Forde Maynooth

Manager David Herity. Management team: Deckie O’Toole (Selector/Coach) and Ronan McWilliams (Selector/Coach) and they will be joined by former top goal keeper Paul Dermody (Selector/Coach).

The remainder of the backroom team include: Paul O’ Donovan (S&C), Stephen Harold (S&C), Laura Talty (Physio), Colm Nolan (Stats), Stephen Nolan (Stats), Richie Hogan (Kitman), Stephen Sheeran (Video Analysis).

Under 20 Football Panel 2020

Aaron Browne, Celbridge
Adam Conneely,  Twomile House
Adam Steed,  St Laurences
Alex Beirne,  Naas
Billy Maher,  Allenwood
Cathal McCabe,  Maynooth
Cian Burke,  Clane
Cian Powell, Celbridge
Colm Joyce,  Naas
Conor Lynch, Maynooth
D J Early,  Monastrevin (Capt.)
Dan Coughlan,  Kilcullen
Darragh Kirwan,  Naas
Darren McDermott,  Leixlip
Drew Costello,  Naas
Eoghan Mulhall,  Kilcock
Eoin Conneff,  Eadestown
Eoin Curley,  St Laurences
Findlay Nairn,  Kilcock
Jack Cleary,  Naas
Jack Collins,  Twomile House
Jack Doyle,  Suncroft
Jack Hamill,  Raheens
Jack Sargent,  Eadestown
James Behan,  Clane (Vice-Capt.)
John Lawlor,  Eadestown
Karl Hartley,  Sarsfields
Kyle Costello,  Leixlip
Luke Griffin,  Naas
Luke Kelly,  Sallins
Mark Cully,  Carbury
Mark Grehan, Clogherinkoe
Matt Anderson,  Athy
Paddy McDermott, Naas
Paudi Behan,  Kilcullen (Vice-Capt,)
PJ Cullen,  St. Laurence’s
Sam McCormack,  Clane
Sean Moore,  Athy
Shane O Sullivan,  Clane
Tom Browne,  Naas
Tony O Connor,  Twomile House

Manager: Gay Campbell

Minor Football Panel 2020

Panel announced 7th December 2020 for the delayed championship.

Aaron McNally Balyna
Adam Fanning Clane
Ben Fitzsimons Eadestown
Calum Bolton Sarsfields
Cathal McKennedy Newtown Gaels
Charlie Litton Oliver Plunkett’s
Cian Grimes Sallins
Conn Kehoe Suncroft
Conor Doyle Athy
Conor Lonergan Monasterevan
Cormac Barker Kilcullen
Daragh Sloane Balyna
Daragh Swords Newtown Gaels
Elliot Byrne Naas
Eric Morrissey Monasterevan
Fionn O’Giollain Maynooth
Fionn Tully Raheens
Harry O’Neill Clane
Jack McKevitt Naas
Jack Rodgers Naas
James Kilbride Naas
James McGrath Athy
Joe Ledwidge Leixlip
Luke Killian Sallins
Micheal O’Connor St. Edwards
Oisin O’Sullivan Clane
Patrick Doyle Oliver Plunkett’s
Rory Moran Aylmer Gaels
Ryan Burke Newtown Gaels
Sean o Sullivan Kilcock
Shane Farrell Kilcock

Manager: Micheál Conneff

Minor Hurling Panel 2020

1 Alan Goss Celbridge
2 Alan Tobin Naas
3 Ben Loughlin Naas
4 Charlie Sheridan Naas
5 Cian Boran Naas
6 Cian O’Neill Maynooth
7 Ciaran Flanagan Maynooth
8 Conn Kehoe Moorefield
9 Conor McBrearty Maynooth
10 Conor Treacy Celbridge
11 Conor Whyte Maynooth
12 Cormac Nolan Maynooth
13 Daire Guerin Naas
14 Daniel O’Meara Maynooth
15 Eoin Hayes Kilcock
16 Fionn Cooke Éire Óg Corra Choill
17 Fionn Maher Naas
18 Harry Younge Sallins
19 Jack Couch Sallins
20 Jack O’Brien Celbridge
21 Killian Harrington Naas
22 Liam O Reilly Naas
23 Morgan Dunne Maynooth
24 Niall Dolan Éire Óg Corra Choill
25 Oisin Cooke Éire Óg Corra Choill
26 Paul Byrne Coill Dubh
27 Rory Bryden Maynooth
28 Seamus Kelleher Naas
29 Sean Gleeson Celbridge
30 Sean Maher Moorefield
31 Stephen Moran Sallins
32 Tom O’Donovan Naas

Manager: Eoin Stapleton