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Niall McNamee (born 21 October 1985 in Rhode, County Offaly) is an Irish sportsperson. He plays Gaelic football with his local club Rhode and former Offaly senior inter-county player.

Niall McNamee
Personal information
Sport Gaelic Football
Position Full Forward
Born (1985-10-21) 21 October 1985 (age 33)
Tullamore, Republic of Ireland
Height 1.9 m (6 ft 3 in)
Years Club
Club titles
Offaly titles 9
Years County
Inter-county titles

He has been one of the top forwards in the country from the mid-2000s. He has had little success with Offaly but did play in the 2006 Leinster final in 2006 but lost out to Dublin.

He was a member of the Irish team for the 2010 International Rules Series.

He has had much success at club level with both his with his local club Rhode and with UCD. With Rhode he has won Offaly Senior Football Championships in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010 2012 2014, 2016 and 2017.In 2016 also Niall Mcnamee won Senior footballer of the year. He also won Minor and Under 21 titles with the club. With UCD he won a Dublin Senior Football Championship in 2006. McNamee has also admitted to having a severe gambling addiction. He has become a little bit of an inspiration by going around the country and giving talks on his addiction.