John Joe Nerney
Born in Croghan, County Roscommon, Nerney first excelled at football in his youth. He arrived on the inert-county scene at the age of seventeen when he first linked up with the Roscommon minor team. He subsequently joined the Roscommon senior team. Nerney was a regular on the starting fifteen for over a decade and won one All-Ireland medal and several Connacht medals. He was an All-Ireland runner-up on one occasion.
At club level Nerney played with Boyle.
- "John Joe was a Roscommon GAA legend". Hogan Stand. 25 June 2015. Retrieved 25 June 2015.