Congratulations to Kelly Anne Nevin who was the March winner in Butlers Sports Bar’s ‘Fethard Sports Achievement Awards’. Kelly Anne, daughter of Richie and Ann Nevin, Ballintemple, is a member of the Tipperary class-four badminton team who won Munster and All Ireland titles recently. In the All Ireland series played at National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway) they overcame teams from Galway, Meath and Wexford on route to victory. The award was presented by Barry O’Connor, Accounting & Bookkeeping Service Clonmel, on Friday night, April 5, at a function in Butlers Sports Bar. Special guest was Bobbi Holohan, Killusty. In the early 1990s Bobbi’s notable successes on the National and International racquetball circuit included European Ladies Singles and Doubles championship wins. She was a member of the Irish Ladies team which won the European Ladies team title in 1991. Bobbi also won the Ladies Singles and Doubles titles at the Tralee International and the Ulster Open championships in the same year. In 1992 she won the European Ladies Racquetball Championship and was honoured with a Tipperary Cidona Sports Star award.
Nominees for April 2013 are now being taken and can be handed in to Philip Butler at Fethard Sports Bar, Main Street, Fethard, before 6pm on Friday, April 26, or emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org