Mark Vaughan (born 11 October 1985 in Dublin) is an Irish Gaelic footballer from Dublin. Vaughan plays his club football with Kilmacud Crokes. He made his break into the senior Dublin squad in 2005 making his first senior championship start on June 19 against Wexford. He scored two late frees in the Leinster Quarter-Final against Meath to ensure Dublin's win. Mark attended Griffith College Dublin and the Dublin Institute of Technology.
He attended Blackrock College where he excelled in sports including soccer and rugby. He played u-17 soccer for Ireland and had a trial for the U19 Rugby team and he also played rugby for Blackrock but he eventually decided to concentrate solely on Gaelic football. When at Blackrock College he guided them to an All-Ireland Schools soccer title in 2003. It was a game at Croke Park in 2003 that ignited his passion for Gaelic football. He was a star player for Crokes as they won the 2004 and 2005 Dublin Championships, 2005 Leinster Club Football Championships and reached the All-Ireland club semi-final against Salthill-Knocknacara of Galway, which they lost.
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