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John Doyle (Gaelic footballer)

Johnny Doyle
Personal information
SportGaelic football
PositionCorner Forward
Born (1977-01-30) 30 January 1977 (age 37)
Allenwood, County Kildare
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
YearsCountyApps (scores)
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles1
All Stars1

Johnny Doyle is a Gaelic footballer for Kildare. He is the cousin of Kildare player Ken Doyle.

Playing career

Doyle has won one Agricultural Colleges All-Ireland. His talents are very versatile and he has won an All-Ireland Cross Country Athletic College medal and won several boxing medals.[1]


Doyle plays his club football for Allenwood and was awarded Kildare Footballer of the Year in 2004 and 2005. He won the Kildare Senior Football Championship with Allenwood in 2004. Doyle and Allenwood's form continued in 2006 with a Kildare Senior Football Championship final appearance against Moorefield.


Doyle has won one Leinster Senior Football Championship medal with Kildare in 2000 and a Kildare Under-21 county title. He was all round top scorer in the 2008 and 2010 Championships. Doyle was named as a 2010 Vodafone GAA football All Star for his performances with Kildare in the 2010 Championship. Injury curtailed Doyle's activities at the start of the 2011 season, yet he is still the only man for the hardship. Kildare lost their 2011 All-Ireland quarter-final to Donegal after extra-time, when Kevin Cassidy thumped over the winner from the middle of the field. In 2012 Doyle captained Kildare to the National Football League Div 2 title with a win over Tyrone. in 2012 and 2013 he was one oft the |Kildare team to bring home the O'Byrne Cup.


  • 2 Kildare Senior Player of the Years (2004, 2005)
  • 1 All Star (2010)


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