UCC award winners announced ahead of tonight’s ceremony
Tonight the River Lee Hotel hosts the annual UCC Sports Star Awards.
This event recognises 10 sportswomen and men who excelled in their chosen sport(s) during the 2015/16 season while also achieving academically.
Previous winners of this event include Ailis McSweeney (athletics), Tommy Walsh (hurling) and Paul Wallace (rugby).
Corks Eamon Ryan is our guest of honour and will present the Kieran Dowd Special Achievement Award to Susan Dwane. Susan has given sterling service to UCC Sport and the Karate club in particular as a student and a coach over the last quarter century.
The event is sponsored by the River Lee Hotel and Bank of Ireland, we thank them for their continued support of this great event. Thanks also to the Irish Examiner who are media partners for this event.
The full list of award winners is as follows:
Adrian O Sullivan – Basketball
Pamela Mackey – Camogie
Brian Begley – Gaelic Football
Marie Ambrose – Ladies Gaelic Football
Lily De la Cour – Kickboxing
Peter Coulter – Hockey
Tadgh De Burca – Hurling
Paul Kiernan – Rugby
Sean O Mahony – Soccer
Chris Mintern – Triathlon
Our photo shows Eamon Ryan with second time winner Chris Mintern at this years Scholarship awards.