Letterkenny Gaels host underage awards

Letterkenny Gaels host underage awards

Gaeil Leitir Ceanainn celebrated a year of success for camogie and girls football in the Clubhouse at Pairc na nGael on Sunday past.

The 2015 presentation evening looked back at a year when the camogs brought county, provincial and All Ireland medals to the club and the footballers gained promotion at U16 level.

Highlights of 2015 for the Camogs included the Centra Hurling Day in Croke Park, meeting the President of the Camogie Association and achieveming county success. Sponsors Castle Grove Country House were thanked as were club coaches Ann Marie Gibbons, Celine Sweeney, Aideen Quinn, Rory Quinn, Emer McHugh, Una Quinn, Eimear Gillespie, Ellen Quinn, Grainne Gallagher and Laoise McMenamin.

Medals and trophies were presented to players from the various age-groups. A special award for Outstanding Commitment to Letterkenny Gaels Camogie was given to Úna Quinn for her contribution to coaching, playing and club development.

Lead club coach Ann Marie Gibbons spoke about the huge improvement in all age groups and the team spirit that has been quickly and firmly established.

Club Chairman Charlie Cannon performed his first official duties in presenting these trophies to the girls.

On the girls football side Kevin Lynch spoke about the football year for Gaeil Leitir Ceanainn girls and urged parents to become involved. Coach Nicky McGarrigle was also thanked for his input.