Maurice Sheridan

Maurice Sheridan (born 1974) is an Irish former Gaelic footballer. His league and championship career at senior level with the Mayo county team lasted nine seasons from 1995 until 2003.[1]

Maurice Sheridan
Personal information
Irish name Muiris Ó Sirideáin
Sport Gaelic football
Position Left Half Forward
Born 1974
Balla, County Mayo, Ireland
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Occupation Secondary school teacher
Club(s)
Years Club
1991–2000
2001–2009
Balla
Salthill-Knocknacarra
Club titles
Galway titles 1
Connacht titles 1
All-Ireland Titles 1
Inter-county(ies)*
Years County Apps (scores)
1995–2003
Mayo 23 (1-105)
Inter-county titles
Connacht titles 3
All-Irelands 0
NFL 1
All Stars 0
*Inter County team apps and scores correct as of 16:54, 27 November 2016.

Playing careerEdit

Sheridan made his debut on the inter-county scene when he was picked for the Mayo under-21 team. He won back-to-back Connacht medals in this grade, however, an All-Ireland medal remained elusive. Sheridan made his senior debut during the 1995 championship. He was a regular on the starting fifteen over much of the next decade and won three Connacht medals and one National Football League medal. He was an All-Ireland runner-up on two occasions.[citation needed]

ManagementEdit

Sheridan oversaw NUI Galway to the final of the 2018 Sigerson Cup. In January 2021, Sheridan was appointed manager of the Mayo under-20 county team.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Sheridan teaches at Coláiste Bhaile Chláir in Galway.[3]

Career statisticsEdit

Team Season Connacht All-Ireland Total
Apps Score Apps Score Apps Score
Mayo 1995 1 0-00 0 0-00 1 0-00
1996 3 1-18 3 0-15 6 1-33
1997 3 0-21 2 0-07 5 0-28
1998 1 0-03 0 0-00 1 0-03
1999 3 0-18 1 0-03 4 0-21
2000 0 0-00 0 0-00 0 0-00
2001 2 0-09 1 0-04 3 0-13
2001 0 0-00 0 0-00 0 0-00
2003 2 0-02 1 0-05 3 0-07
Total 15 1-71 8 0-34 23 1-105

HonoursEdit

Salthill-Knocknacarra
Mayo

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The 2001 Mayo team: where are they now?". The Mayo News. 20 April 2010. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Sheridan is new Mayo U20 boss". Hogan Stand. 14 January 2021.
  3. ^ "Mayo legend Andy Moran takes first major step into management". The 42. 18 January 2021. Retrieved 18 January 2021.