Niall McKeever

Niall McKeever (born 16 February 1989) is a former professional Australian rules football player. He was taken at pick #67 in the 2010 Rookie Draft, after having played football for Antrim in the Gaelic Athletic Association.[1] McKeever made his debut in Round 14, 2011 against Fremantle.[1]

Niall McKeever
Personal information
Full name Niall McKeever
Date of birth (1989-02-16) 16 February 1989
Place of birth Portglenone Co Antrim
Original team(s) Antrim (GAA)
Draft No. 67, 2010 Rookie Draft, Brisbane Lions
Height 197 cm (6 ft 6 in)
Weight 95 kg (209 lb)
Position(s) Defender
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2010–2013 Brisbane Lions 22 (2)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2013.
Career highlights
  • Brisbane Lions Reserves premiership player (2012, 2013)
Sources: AFL Tables,

He was delisted by the Lions following the conclusion of the 2013 season.[2]

Peil Star video

In 2016, McKeever appeared in a street Gaelic football film created by Peil Star with Kieran Hughes (Monaghan), Richie Donnelly (Tyrone) and Ryan McHugh (Donegal). The film was shot at Belfast's Titanic Quarter.[3]

Brownlow Medal votes
Season Votes
2012 1
Total 1
Green / Bold = Won


  1. "Niall McKeever –".
  2. "Lions farewell four".
  3. Loughran, Neil (20 September 2016). "Ulster GAA players show off their skills in Peil Star video". The Irish News. Retrieved 20 September 2016.
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