The GAA Museum at Croke Park has announced the induction of four more players into the Hall of Fame for 2017 covering the period 1980 to 1984.
Offaly hurler Pádraig Horan and Kilkenny’s Frank Cummins along with Kerry footballer Jack O’Shea and Offaly’s Matt Connor were honoured at a special ceremony at the GAA Museum at Croke Park today.
Uachtarán Chumann Lúthchleas Gael, Aogán Ó Fearghail, congratulated the players on being named on the prestigious list which acknowledges their massive contribution to the GAA at the highest level over a prolonged period.
I am delighted to welcome these four outstanding GAA ambassadors into our GAA Museum Hall of Fame. These four individuals illuminated their respective codes, setting consistently high standards that thrilled crowds and have left an enduring legacy on our Games”.
“I congratulate Pádraig, Frank, Matt and Jack and I hope this acknowledgement helps shine a light on their efforts over many years to generations who were not lucky enough to witness firsthand the skills they brought to bear on the game.”
The quartet are now in an exclusive group of 46 legends of Gaelic Games who make up the Hall of Fame.