TWELVE Wicklow sports clubs have submitted applications for this year’s Texaco Sportstars Bursaries.
So far this year 422 clubs from throughout Ireland’s 32 counties have applied, with Wicklow the eight highest entry as things stand.
A total of 25 sports clubs stand to benefit from the scheme which will provide over ¤120,000 in all. Five clubs will be chosen from the Republic and another five from Northern Ireland.
Former RTE sports producer Michael O’Connor will chair the judging panel who will make their decisions in Dublin on Wednesday October 29