Stars honoured at 25th annual Three FAI International football awards

Ireland's top international football stars were honoured at the 25th Three FAI International Football Awards, which took place at the RTÉ studios in Dublin on Sunday evening. Each winner received a Waterford Crystal vase in recognition of their award.

 Waterford Native John O’Shea scooped the Senior International Player of the Year Award, while UCD Waves winger Julie-Ann Russell was crowned the women’s Senior International Player of the Year.

 Aiden McGeady's memorable winner against Georgia during the UEFA Euro Qualifier last September was voted the Three International Goal of the Year.

 Derby's Jeff Hendrick captured the Young International Player of the Year, Jack Grealish was crowned the U21 Player of the Year, while Colin Healy was voted the SSE Airtricity League Player of the year.

 Former Republic of Ireland midfielder, Andy Townsend was inducted into the FAI Hall of Fame, while Polish legend Jan Tomaszewski was awarded the International Personality of the Year award. Stephanie Roche shared the special merit award in recognition of her nomination for the prestigious FIFA Puskas Award with the Women’s U19 Squad for their remarkable journey to the semi-finals of the UEFA WU19 Championships in Norway.

 

The Three FAI International Football Award winners are:

Category

Winners

Senior International Player of the Year

John O'Shea (Sunderland AFC)

Senior Women's International Player of the Year

Julie-Ann Russell (UCD Waves)

3 International Goal of the Year

Aiden McGeady (Everton FC)

Young International Player of the Year

Jeff Hendrick (Derby FC)

SSE Airtricity League Player of the Year

Colin Healy (Cork City FC)

Hall of Fame Award

Andy Townsend

International Personality Award

Jan Tomaszewski

Special Merit Award

Stephanie Roche (Houston Dash)

Under 21 International Player of the Year

Jack Grealish (Aston Villa FC)

Under 19 International Player of the Year

Sam Byrne (Everton FC)

Under 19 Women's International Player of the Year

Megan Connolly (College Corinthians)

Under 17 International Player of the Year

Danny Kane (Huddersfield Town)

Under 17 Women's International Player of the Year

Evelyn Daly (Lakewood Athletic FC)

Under 16 International Player of the Year

Conor Masterson (Liverpool FC)

Under 16 Women's International Player of The Year

Jamie Finn (Raheny United)

Under 15 International Player of the Year

Anthony Scully (West Ham United)

Junior International Player of the Year

Darren Dunne (Sheriff YC)

Intermediate Player of the Year

Danny Long (Avondale United)

Football for All International Player of the Year

Aoife McNicoll (Irish Powerchair Football Squad)

FAI School's International Player of the Year

Ryan Manning (Yeats College, Galway)