Ray Houghton guest at Tipperary sports star awards

Local, national and international stars were honoured at the Canon Hayes Sports Stars banquet in Tipperary at the weekend. Special guest was former Republic of Ireland soccer star Ray Houghton who won the Golden Sporting Memory Award for his goals against England in the European finals and against Italy in the World Cup.

Local, national and international stars were honoured at the Canon Hayes Sports Stars banquet in Tipperary at the weekend. Special guest was former Republic of Ireland soccer star Ray Houghton who won the Golden Sporting Memory Award for his goals against England in the European finals and against Italy in the World Cup.

The local award went to rally driver Pat O’Connell, the county award to the All Ireland winning Tipperary minor football team, and the national award to paracyclist Mark Rohan.

See full report and photographs in The Nationalist on Wednesday.