The O’Donovan Rossa underage team members gathered at Rossa Park on Saturday 25th January 2014 for the annual Rossa Youth presentation. The recently awarded Ulster Club Manager of the Year, Martin McKinless and Ulster Young Club Player of the year Gareth McKinless of Ballinderry Shamrocks, were there to present awards to young Rossa players across under 12’s to under 16’s in both football and camogie in recognition of their skills and successes in 2013. Club Chairperson Siobhan Toner welcomed all players, parents and youth managers and acknowledged their continuous efforts throughout the year.
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The following prize winners for each category were announced:
U14 Player of the Year – Orla McEvoy
U14 Most Improved Player of the Year – Sarah Mullan
U16 Player of the Year – Niamh Kerr
U16 Most Improved – Anna McGeown
U12 Player of the Year – Aidan McCloskey
U12 Most Improved Player of the Year – Sean McKeefry
U14 Player of the Year – Jack L Evans
U14 Most Improved Player of the Year – Peter Tohill
U16 Player of the Year – Conor Maunsell
U16 Most Improved Player of the Year – Connlaoth McElhone
U12 Player of the Year – Tara Murphy & Ellen O’Neill
U12 Most Improved Player of the Year – Dearbhla Walls
U14 Player of the Year – Gabriela Lupari
U14 Most Improved Player of the Year – Ruth Dace
U16 Player of the Year – Siobhan Comer
U16 Most Improved Player of the Year – Labhaoise Kerr
Chairperson Siobhan Toner delivered a special word of thanks to all members of the Rossa underage Management Teams:
Ladies Football Management Team – Gerard Monaghan, Stephen Comer, Seamus McErlain, Karen O’Kane, Rosie Kerr, Roisin McGuckin, Lisa Corrigan & Leanne Doak.
Boys Football Management Team – U12 Oliver Monaghan, U14 John McErlain, U16 Kevin Purvis.
Camogie Management Team – U12 Sara Gribben & Theresa Kidd, U14 Donna Spiers & Sheelagh Moran, U16 Sara Gribben & Caoimhe Toner.
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