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Who Is Peter Canavan? Meet Irish Former Gaelic Footballer Wife Finola And Daughter

Peter Canavan and his wife Finola must be proud of their son who could be winning All-Ireland 2021 final parade. Even if the football player has retired from the sport, he is proud to witness his son following in his footsteps and becoming one of the best players.

Peter is one of the celebrated players in history, winning All Ireland Senior Football Championship medals, six All-Star awards and two National leagues, and several under-age championship medals.

Even though Canavan retired as a footballer, he stepped down as the manager for Fermanagh and later became a selector for his former team, Tyrone.

Peter Canavan Wife Finola

Peter Canavan is married to his wife Finola Canavan.

Finola is the sister of his former teammate McGarrity, and both of them must have been introduced to each other through him.

Even though there isn’t much revealed about his wife, it is stated that she worked as a physical education teacher in Holy Trinity College Cookstown throughout most of his active football career.

The former footballer and his wife are proud parents to Aine, Claire, Darragh, and Ruairi. Three of his children have been involved in football like him and played for his former team, Tyrone.

Peter Canavan Daughter

Peter Canavan is the father of two daughters, and one of her daughters, Aine, has already proved herself as her father’s daughter.

His eldest daughter Aine is a footballer for Tyrone and Errigal Ciaran and has made her mark in the women’s football league.

Canavan’s daughter is also a doctor and must have been inspired to play football by watching her father play on the field. Aine is married to Peter Harte, who is the nephew of Tyrone GAA manager Mickey Harte.

Peter Canavan Family

Peter Canavan grew up in a large family in Glencull near Ballygawley, County Tyrone, and was the tenth of eleven children.

One of his brothers, Pascal, also played with him with Tyrone for most of the 1990s.

The football champion also went to the states to play football during summer with his brother Pascal and often met their uncle Kieran and his family. His father’s brother had moved to American and resided in New York with his family.

His cousin Sean who worked as a carpenter, was one of the people in the Twin Tower when the horrible crash happened on September 11, 2001.

His Net Worth Details

Peter Canavan is estimated to have around $1-$5 million as his net worth.

He is one of the decorated players in the GAA and must have accumulated a significant amount as his net worth.

Besides his career on the field, Canavan also dipped his foot in media and started his column for Gaelic sports in Hogan Stand and The Daily Mirror. He further became a sports analyst for BBC and Sky Sports.

Find Peter On Twitter

Peter is active on Twitter as @canavan71.

He has over 2500 followers on the page and is frequently seen tweeting about football-related topics.

The Irish football icon is currently looking forward to seeing his son win the All Ireland 2021 and reign as the champion he once held.