The following six nominations were received for the Butler’s Bar Fethard Sports Achievement Award for December. The December winner will be announced at a special function in Butler’s Bar on Friday night, January 8, and the overall winner for 2015 will be announced later this month.
The December nominations are:
(1) Bernard Feery – Bernard was part of a three man Tipperary team that won gold in the All Ireland Masters Cross-Country which took place in early December.
(2) Mouse Morris – although not having any winners, two of his horses ‘First Lieutenant’ and ‘Rule The World’ finished second and third respectively in high class races over the Christmas period in Leopardstown.
(3) Kevin Coffey – greyhound owner Kevin had some success at Clonmel Track recently when his dog ‘Bubs Star’ won a valuable race.
(4) Emaleigh Cuddihy – this young lady from Tullamaine recently recorded two first places at the Redking Taekwando inter club tournament in Cashel.
(5) Meah Cuddihy – younger sister to Emaleigh also recorded two second place finishes in the same event. Her medals came from Yellow Tip Sparring and Yellow Tip Patterns.
(6) Fethard Athletics Club – nominated because of their continued successful organising of the Santa Run which this year raised over €1000 for the childrens ward of South Tipperary General Hospital.