Eglish St Patricks GFC crest
Eglish St Patricks GFC

Cormac McAnallen in action for his club and county.

The senior footballers play at Fr Connolly park The club's new football pitch is named Pairc Chormaic named after Cormac McAnallen.
Honours -
Senior Championship 1970
Intermediate Championship 1992 & 1997
Junior championship (Second Team) 1973
Senior League in 1976
Intermediate League 2007 & 2010

The club's most famous son is Cormac McAnallen. With Tyrone McAnallen won the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship in 2003, and twice won both the Ulster Senior Football Championship and National League titles. At underage level he won an All-Ireland Minor and two All-Ireland Under 21 Championships with Tyrone. He also won an All Stars Award for his performances in the 2003 Championship.

McAnallen played for UCD while studying in Dublin and helped the university win the Dublin Senior Football Championship.

McAnallen died suddenly on 2 March 2004, aged 24. Despite his relatively short career, he won almost every honour in the game. He was often captain of successful teams, and was known as a particularly inspirational captain

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