Waterford All-Star senior hurler Stephen Molumphy presented St Molleran’s GAA Club annual hurling, football and camogie awards to the club’s juvenile players at Carrickbeg Community Hall on Sunday, November 11.
Camogie Player of the Year awards were presented to Abbie Norris, Aoife Tobin, Clodagh Reade, Aoife Fleming, Katie Norris, Ciara Doherty, Teighan Quinlan and Megan Gough.
Footballer of the Year awards were presented to Conor Reade, Richard Comerford and Killian Cloona.
Hurler of the Year awards were received by Jack Reade, Daniel Fiddis, Jimmy Dunne and Josh Power.
St Molleran’s Juvenile Committee Chairman Paul Keane congratulated all the award winners on their achievements and bringing great honour to their club.
He praised the great input of the members, who work to keep the club at the top and urged all players to keep focused.
He thanked all the coaches and parents for their support and congratulated the U-14 hurling team, who reached the county final this season for the first time in 15 years.
Mr Keane also thanked the committee for all their work in determining the player of the year awards.
“They are always loyal to the club and players. Their input and support throughout the year keeps the club tight knit, focused, organised and forward thinking.”
The Chairman also thanked John Maher for his work behind the scenes, sponsor John Maher Crystal as well as Sean Fleming and Robert Dunne, club members who helped sponsor the trophies for the awards.
The girls’ camogie team players were highly praised for their commitment and achievements throughout the year and their honed skills and speed on the pitch were commended.
Those who were selected from the juvenile section onto the underage development squad were also congratulated.
A special presentation was made to U-14 hurler Jack Meade, who brought great honour to St. Molleran’s GAA Club having been chosen to represent Waterford on the U-14 county hurling team during the season.
He is an inspiration to the young players of St. Molleran’s.
All-Star senior hurler Stephen Molumphy presented the awards and spoke of how honoured he was to do so. He talked of his own home team from the small village of Ballyduff Upper bordering the Co. Cork border.
“We had the bare minimum team but we loved the game and training.”
Stephen urged the young players to keep up the practice all year round.
“Get out with your friends and practice any chance you get, keep working hard, enjoy the game, keep focused and success will come to you all.”
Chairman Paul Keane thanked Stephen for his visit and congratulated all the players, who received awards and emphasised the importance of keeping the awards going.
He also congratulated all the young players of the club for their commitment throughout the season and commented on how their skills were all improving.
The Club’s agm will take place on Saturday, December 1 in St. Molleran’s Club House at 7pm.
All club members and intended members are requested to attend.