Conor McManus voted GAA.ie Footballer of the Week
Monaghan forward Conor McManus has been voted GAA.ie Footballer of the Week.
McManus impressed against Kerry in Sunday's Allianz Football League win earning 5,625 votes on the GAA’s Official Instagram page with Conor McCarthy (UCD) second and Kieran Fitzgerald (Corofin) third.
GAA.ie Footballer of the Week
1: Conor McManus (Monaghan) - 5,625 votes
2: Conor McCarthy (UCD) - 4,329 votes
3: Kieran Fitzgerald (Corofin) - 2,610 votes
The stakes were piled high for Monaghan at Inniskeen with Conor McManus once again producing the scores that mattered to defeat Kerry.
McManus struck 1-4 including the decisive penalty for Malachy O'Rourke's Monaghan, who overcame the challenge of a promising Kerry outfit.
Conor McCarthy was at his brilliant best scoring 1-6 as UCD reclaimed the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup title at Santry Avenue on Saturday afternoon.
The lively Scotstown and Monaghan forward is developing into a top class attacker capable of winning matches with his ice cool finishing.
An All Ireland winner with Galway back in 2001, Kieran Fitzgerald continues to deliver for Connacht champions Corofin.
On Saturday in a tight and tense AIB All Ireland Club SFC Semi-Final Fitzgerald's experience was critical as Kevin O'Brien's team advanced to the St Patrick's Day decider against either Nemo Rangers or Slaughtneil.
Players of the Week are decided based on votes cast by followers on the Official GAA Instagram page.**