Conor Mortimer - Playing Career

Playing Career

Mortimer was a member of the 2004 and 2006 Mayo teams, both of which lost to Kerry in the All-Ireland Final. In 2006, Mortimer was the top scorer in the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship (1-32) as Mayo took the Connacht title, came from behind to beat Dublin in the semi-final but were ultimately thrashed by Kerry in the 2006 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final. Rewarding his own great year, Mortimer was selected in the 2006 GAA Football All Stars and the GPA Gaelic Team of the Year.

Mortimer quit the Mayo football panel the week of the 2012 Connacht football final against Sligo,. Former manager John Maughan expressed regret that Mortimer still has much to offer the county cause. A Mortimerless Mayo went on to reach the 2012 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final, which they lost to Donegal.. Conor is the all time leading championship scorer for Mayo.

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