Joe Higgins (Gaelic footballer)

Joe Higgins
Personal information
Sport Gaelic Football
Position Corner back
Born Kellyville, Laois
Years Club
St Josephs
Club titles
Laois titles 2
Years County
1999-2009 Laois
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 1
All Stars 1

Joe Higgins is a former Gaelic footballer from County Laois.[1]

Higgins played for St Josephs GAA club. He played at corner back for Laois and in 2003 won an All Stars Award and was part of the Laois team that won the Leinster Senior Football Championship title for the first time since 1946.

Higgins emerged on to the scene in 1997 as part of the Laois minor team that retained the All-Ireland Minor Football Championship title.

In 1998, Higgins added a Leinster U21 Football Championship title to his list of honours.[2]


  1. Steven Miller, Leinster Express (December 16, 2009). "End of an era as Joe Higgins retires". Retrieved 2010-07-15.
  2. Cliona Foley (January 22, 2008). "Laois in turmoil as star duo pull out". Irish Independent. Retrieved 2010-07-15. With St Josephs, Higgins picked up two Laois Senior Football Championship medals.
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