Maurice Nugent


Player Profile

Place of Birth: Ennis, Co Clare

Nationality: Ireland

Position: Midfield


Club History


Start DateEnd DateTeam
Aug 2015 Present Galway United
Aug 2015 Dec 2018 Galway United U19
Aug 2014 Feb 2015 Mervue Utd U19


Start DateEnd DateTeam
Apr 2018 Present Irish Colleges & Universities

Maurice played for Mervue United U19s during the 2014/15 season before joining Galway United FC in August 2015. He was immediately involved with Galway's Premier Division side and made the bench for games against Drogheda United, Dundalk and Cork City but didn't make a senior appearance and was primarily involved with the club's U19 side.

In February 2017 Maurice was included in Shane Keegan's senior squad ahead of the 2017 Premier Division season. Maurice re-signed for Galway at the start of the 2018 season. Maurice then re-signed with Galway for the start of the 2019 season. He went onto play 29 times, scoring on four occasions in 2019. In November 2019, Maurice signed a new contract with Galway for the 2020 season. Maurice then signed a new contract with Galway for 2021 as the Western side went full time in a bid to get out of the First Division.


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