Michael Phelan (born 1982) is an Irish Gaelic footballer who played as a right wing-back for the Tipperary senior team.
Born in Ardfinnan, County Tipperary, Phelan first arrived on the inter-county scene at the age of seventeen when he first linked up with the Tipperary minor team before later joining the under-21 side. He made his senior debut during the 2006 championship. Phelan subsequently became a regular member of the starting fifteen.
At club level Phelan is a one-time championship medallist with Ardfinnan. He also plays hurling with Ballybacon-Grange.
Phelan retired from inter-county football following the conclusion of the 2009 championship.Ardfinnan
Tipperary Senior Football Championship (1): 2005