Shane Kingston picks up local award

Shane Kingston was recently honored at the Cork International Hotel in receiving the February  Southside & District Sports Star of the Month Award sponsored by the Cork International Hotel & Gerald McCarthy Trophies for his performances with UCC.

This week, UCC’s Kingston was also awarded the Electric Ireland 2020 “Player of the Year” in recognition of his performances for UCC throughout the Fitzgibbon Cup campaign. Shane scored 4 points in the final against Carlow IT to ensure UCC retained the Fitzgibbon Cup. This was Shane’s second Fitzgibbon Cup medal with UCC.

Shane received the award in recognition of “the brilliant campaign, shown through his skill and work rate when on and off the ball. A consistent threat to opposition teams, he scored 4 points in the Final”.

Shane was one of 6 UCC students to receive All Star Awards for their performances with UCC at the Fitzgibbon Cup this year. Shane was joined by: Paddy O Loughlin, Shane Conway, Mark Coleman, Darragh Fitzgibbon & Robert Downey in the All Star team which was announced this week. Unfortunatley the presentation ceremony was postponed due to the coronavirus situation.