John Higgins (Gaelic footballer)

John Higgins (born 1963) is an Irish retired Gaelic footballer. His league and championship career with the Kerry senior teams lasted four seasons from 1983 until 1987.[1]

John Higgins
Personal information
Irish name Seán Ó hUiginn
Sport Gaelic football
Position Left wing-back
Born 1963
Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland
Club(s)
Years Club
John Mitchels
Club titles
Kerry titles 0
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
1983-1987
Kerry
Inter-county titles
Munster titles 3
All-Irelands 3
NFL 1
All Stars 0

Higgins first appeared on the inter-county scene when he was selected for the Kerry minor team in 1981. He later won a Munster medal with the Kerry under-21 team, before making his senior debut during the 1983-84 league. Over the course of the following four seasons he won three successive All-Ireland medals as a non-playing substitute between 1984 and 1986. He also won three successive Munster medals and one National League medal. Higgins played his last game for Kerry in June 1987.

HonoursEdit

Kerry

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Profile: John Higgins". Terrace Talk. Retrieved 17 January 2018.