Sarah McLoughlin wins Ladies All Star Award
All Star Winner – Update:
Congratulations to Sarah McLoughlin who won an All Star Award at the Banquet on Saturday evening in the City West Hotel. Another honour was also awarded as Mary Quinn received the 2007 Hall of Fame Award.
These are very fitting awards for two of Leitrims finest Ladies footballers from the present and the past
Excerpt From Irish Examiner.com:
ALL IRELAND winners Cork dominated the 2007 O Neills/TG4 Ladies Gaelic Football Allstar Awards with seven Allstars.
The Rebelettes and Connacht champions Mayo dominated the nominations for this years Allstars with 16 but it was Cork who deservedly picked up the majority of the honours.
Eamonn Ryans girls claimed their third consecutive All-Ireland title this year, with captain Juliet Murphy collecting her second Allstar in those three years. Other Cork Allstars included Angela Walsh, Rena Buckley, Bríd Stack, Briege Corkery, Valerie Mulcahy and Deirdre O Reilly.
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Mayo claimed two Allstars with Claire O Hara and Cora Staunton. Staunton was the Championships Golden Boot winner with 4-46 in six championship games. This was her fifth Allstar Award.
Intermediate champions Leitrim picked up one Allstar in Sarah Mcloughlin, while Wexford also collected one.
The Young Players of the Year Awards went to Louise Ní Mhuircheartaigh (Kerry – Munster) Amy Connolly (Dublin – Leinster), Ciara Hegarty (Donegal – Ulster) and Melissa Coleman (Mayo – Connacht).
Cumann Peil Gael na mBán also announced that in January, the Ladies Football Allstars would travel to Dubai for an exhibition match.
2007 All Stars: M R Kelly (Wexford); R Buckley (Cork), A Walsh (Cork), R. Hallahan (Waterford); B Corkery (Cork), B Stack (Cork), C O Hara (Mayo); J Murphy (Cork), B Leahy (Kildare); T, Lawlor (Laois), C Staunton (Mayo), S McLoughlin (Leitrim); D O Reilly (Cork), G. Begley (Tyrone), V Mulcahy (Cork).
18-Nov-07 by Brendan Doyle – PRO