Clann na nGael
Young Player of the Year
The player chosen for this year's award has
represented the club at all levels from under 8, through to under
21. He was a member of under 10, under 12 and under 14
championship winning teams as well as representing the club in the national Féile Peil na
nÓg competition in Tyrone. He has also been a member
of various school teams with
The highlight of his career, so far, came this
year when he made his senior championship debut against St. Aidans
This player's main position is full back, but throughout the year he has also excelled at centre halfback and midfield. He has all the qualities of a top defender: -Tight marking, tough tackling, high fielding and long and accurate clearances.
It is not just his football ability alone that makes him stand out. His attendance at training and matches all year was second to none. His attitude towards his team-mates and trainers is excellent. His commitment and dedication to the Clann na nGael jersey was exemplary throughout the season.
The winner of the Clann na nGael "Young Player of the Year" award for 2009 is