UCC Hurlers named in Team of the Year
On securing the Fitzgibbon in successive seasons, UCC Senior Hurlers had 6 players named in the Electric Ireland Higher Education GAA Rising Stars Hurling Team of the Year.
A first Fitzgibbon for Cork GAA’s Robert Downey who excelled and showed his versatility in 5 different positions over the course of the competition for UCC
Limerick County hurler and joint captain for UCC Paddy O’Loughlin anchored the defence for his team and his consistent displays saw him win his second Fitzgibbon medal
Blarney GAA man Mark Coleman became famous for his magnificent winning score from a sideline cut in the semi-final for UCC showing his calmness and skill under pressure