Seven Kerry players in Football All-Stars team

All-Ireland champions Kerry have dominated the Vodafone All-Star Football team for 2009, with seven making the selection.

All-Ireland champions Kerry have dominated the Vodafone All-Star Football team for 2009, with seven making the selection.

Kingdom stalwart Paul Galvin also scooped Footballer of the Year.

Kerry's Diarmuid Murphy who saved a crucial save against Sligo in the Qualifiers is named in goal.

Cork's Michael Shiels, Donegal's Karl Lacey and man of the match in the All-Ireland final Tom O'Sullivan make up the full back line.

Two Corkmen, Graham Canty and John Miskella join Kerry's Tomás Ó Sé in the half back line.

Kildare's Dermot Early wins his second All-Star, 11 years after his first, and partners first-time winner Seamus Scanlon of Kerry in midfield.

Tadhg Kennelly wins his first All-Star in the half forward line, the Kerryman joining his father who was selected twice in the 1980s.

Pearse O'Neill of Cork and Kerry's Paul Galvin were named in the wing forward positions.

Stephen O'Neill who returned to championship action this year is in the full forward line with Cork's Daniel Goulding and Kerry's Declan O'Sullivan.

Tipperary's young midfielder Noel McGrath was named Young Hurler of the Year, with Donegal's Michael Murphy Young Footballer of the Year in just his third campaign.

And Kilkenny's Tommy Walsh, an All Star in three positions in his career, is Hurler of the Year.

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