County camogie Convention
FOLLOWING THE Wicklow County Camogie Association Convention held in Lawless’ of Aughrim, on Sunday, December 7, the following persons were elected onto the County Executive Committee for the forthcoming year.
Chairperson: Michael Neary, Glenealy (outgoing David Murray); ViceChairperson: David Murray, Kiltegan (outgoing Kathleen McAllister); President: Molly Hollingsworth; VicePresedent: Ann Le Grue; Secretary: Suzanne Pearson, Knockananna (incumbant); Treasurer: Kathleen McAllister, Annacurra (outgoing Ken Bolger); PRO: Courtney Cullen, Glenealy (outgoing Mary Carthy); Registrar: Nuala Cullen, Glenealy (incumbant); Delegate to Leinster Council: Nat Pearson, Knockananna (incumbant); Delegates to Congress: Winnie O’Hanlon, Ballinacor (incumbant); Breda Byrne, Ballinacor (incumbant).
In his address to the County Convention, outgoing Chairperson David Murray thanked all the officers of the County Board and the individual clubs for their co-operation during the year.
He thanked the trainers and mentors of the various county panels for their hard work and dedication. He mentioned that it was particularaly gratifying to see the county represented at Junior and U-18 level once again.
This was David’s third and final year as County Chairperson and while we are not entirely losing his services, his presence at the head of the organisation in the county will be missed.
Suzanne Pearson, County Seceratary, as part of her report, expressed sincere thanks and appreciation to Paul Earls of The National Directory of Ireland, Arklow for their sponsorship of the camogie championships and Adult Leagues for this year and also their help in publishing the County Final programme.
She paid special thanks to her fellow officers for all their hard work and the various sub-committees for all their endless work.
She expressed thanks to all involved in looking after the county teams this year and credited each girl on all county teams who represented their club and county with pride, and certainly wore the Blue and Gold with honour.
She wished all the delegates and clubs good health and a sporting 2009.
ROLE OF HONOUR FOR 2008
LEAGUE: U-10 Blitz: Ballinacor; U-12: Knockananna; U-14: Glenealy; U-16 : Glenealy; Junior: Glenealy; Intermediate: Knockananna; Senior: Donard / Glen; Adult league: Donard/ Glen.
ABOVE BOARD PUBLISHING CHAMPIONSHIPS: U-12 ‘A’ winners: Knockananna; runners-up: Ballinacor; U-12 ’B’ winners: Glenealy, runners-up: Annacurra; U-14 ‘A’ winners: Glenealy, runners-up: Avondale; U-14 ‘B’ winners: Kilcoole, runners-up: Aughrim; U-16 ‘A’ winners: Glenealy, runnersup: Kiltegan; U-16 ‘B’ winners: Knockanna, runners-up: Kilcoole; Junior winners: Glenealy, runners-up: Avondale; Intermediate winners: Knockananna, runners-up: Kilcoole; Senior winners: Donard/Glen, runners-up: Kiltegan.
SHIELD: U-12: Knockananna, runners-up: Avondale; U-14: Glenealy, runners-up: Kilcoole; U-16: Knockananna, runners-up: Glenealy; Junior: Glenealy, runners-up: Avondale; Intermediate: Knockananna, runners-up: Kilcoole; Senior winners: Donard/Glen, runners-up: Ballinacor.