All Stars off to San Fran

GAA President Nickey Brennan confirmed today that Vodafone will continue their sponsorship of the All-Stars and that the scheme's presentation banquet will take place this year in the Citywest Hotel on October 17.

GAA President Nickey Brennan confirmed today that Vodafone will continue their sponsorship of the All-Stars and that the scheme's presentation banquet will take place this year in the Citywest Hotel on October 17.

It was also revealed that the 2008 All-Stars tour will be to San Francisco from December 3 to 10.

Vodafone, or as Eircell in their previous incarnation, have been generous sponsors of the All-Stars since 1997. In addition to the presentation banquet and the annual tour, they also sponsor the monthly awards of which there are generally ten.

These include awards for league and championship participation, Ladies Football, Camogie and Referees.

The All-Star Awards were established in 1971 by a small group of journalists and have become the most enduring and successful of such awards.

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