Jack Higgins (Gaelic footballer)

John Higgins (1903 – 23 October 1955) was an Irish Gaelic footballer who played as a right centre half-back for the Kildare senior team.[1]

Jack Higgins
Personal information
Irish name Seán Ó hUiginn
Sport Gaelic football
Position Right wing-back
Born 1903
Naas, County Kildare, Ireland
Died 23 October 1955 (aged 52)
Naas, County Kildare, Ireland
Club(s)
Years Club
Naas
Club titles
Kildare titles 6
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
1925-1935
Kildare
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 7
All-Irelands 2
NFL 0

Higgins made his debut during the 1925 championship and was a regular member of the starting fifteen until his retirement a decade later. During that time he won two All-Ireland medals and seven Leinster medals. Higgins was an All-Ireland runner-up on four occasions.

At club level Higgins was a six-time county club championship medalist with Naas.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "A Legendary Lilywhite - Jack Higgins of Kildare". Terrace Talk website. 10 January 2012. Retrieved 26 December 2012.
Sporting positions
Preceded by Kildare Senior Football Captain
1929
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Kildare Senior Football Captain
1935
Succeeded by