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Who are the top 20 Gaelic footballers from each Ulster county over the last 50 years?

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Armagh's Kieran McGeeney, Monaghan's Eugene 'Nudie' Hughes, Tyrone's Peter Canavan and Donegal's Michael Murphy feature highly on our lists.

Armagh's Kieran McGeeney, Monaghan's Eugene 'Nudie' Hughes, Tyrone's Peter Canavan and Donegal's Michael Murphy feature highly on our lists.

Armagh's Kieran McGeeney, Monaghan's Eugene 'Nudie' Hughes, Tyrone's Peter Canavan and Donegal's Michael Murphy feature highly on our lists.

Three All-Ireland-winning captains fill top spot as Martin Beheny has assembled a list of the top 20 footballers from each of the nine Ulster counties in the last 50 years.

The last 40 years, in particular, have been very successful for Ulster, with no fewer than five counties, Armagh, Derry, Donegal, Down (2) and Tyrone (3) winning All-Ireland titles, while Derry (five), Tyrone (two), Down, Monaghan, Armagh and Donegal all won league titles.

Cavan won an Ulster title in 1997 and Fermanagh qualified for the All-Ireland semi-final for the first time in 2004, leaving Antrim as the only county who didn’t get among the main action in the last 50 years.