Kelly and Kearney land top awards

Patrick Kelly

Ballincollig’s Patrick Kelly and Daniel Kearney of Sarsfields were the big winners at last night’s Reardens Cork GAA club All Star awards.

Kelly picked up the footballer of the year gong for his role in Ballincollig’s maiden county senior championship success. Kearney was the hurler of the year recipient, a driving force in Sarsfields’ fourth Seán Og Murphy Cup triumph in six years. Kearney was selected at midfield on the hurling All Stars team, though county final man-of-the-match Daniel Roche was a surprise omission.

Donal Cronin, Brian Moylan, Stephen McDonnell and Dean Brosnan were the Glen Rovers quartet acknowledged. Douglas brothers Eoin and Alan Cadogan were selected at full-back and corner-forward.

On the football front, finalists Ballincollig and Carbery Rangers garnered all but one spot on the team.

Footballer of the Year: Patrick Kelly (Ballincollig)

Hurler of the Year: Daniel Kearney (Sarsfields)

Ladies Footballer of the Year: Marie O’Callaghan (Mourneabbey).

Camogie Player of the Year: Maria Watson (Milford).

FOOTBALL ALL STARS: David Lordan (Ballincollig); Liam Jennings (Ballincollig), Brian Shanahan (Carbery Rangers), Noel Galvin (Ballincollig); Conor O’Sullivan (Clyda Rovers), Steve O’Donoghue (Ballincollig), Cian Kiely (Ballincollig); Ciarán O’Sullivan (Ballincollig), James Fitzpatrick (Carbery Rangers); John Miskella (Ballincollig), Patrick Kelly (Ballincollig), John O’Rourke (Carbery Rangers); Seamus Hayes (Carbery Rangers), John Hayes (Carbery Rangers), Cian Dorgan (Ballincollig).

HURLING ALL STARS: Alan Kennedy (Sarsfields); William Kearney (Sarsfields), Eoin Cadogan (Douglas), Stephen McDonnell (Glen Rovers); Brian Moylan (Glen Rovers), Ray Ryan (Sarsfields), Éanna Martin (Sarsfields); Daniel Kearney (Sarsfields), Donal Cronin (Glen Rovers); Dean Brosnan (Glen Rovers), Cian McCarthy (Sarsfields), Darren McCarthy (Ballymartle); Alan Cadogan (Douglas), Tadhg Óg Murphy (Sarsfields), Keith Buckley (Na Piarsaigh).


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