Clare hurlers receive UL Scholarships

Clare hurlers receive UL Scholarships

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Tony Kelly among four Clare hurlers to receive UL GAA – Bank of Ireland High Performance Scholarships. Picture credit: Ramsey Cardy / SPORTSFILE
Tony Kelly among four Clare hurlers to receive UL GAA – Bank of Ireland High Performance Scholarships. Picture credit: Ramsey Cardy / SPORTSFILE

Thirty-three GAA athletes across Hurling, Gaelic Football and Camogie, including four from Clare, will tomorrow be awarded the first UL GAA – Bank of Ireland High Performance Scholarships at the University of Limerick.

The UL GAA – Bank of Ireland High Performance Programme will provide students with financial assistance, as well as free access to the top class sports facilities in UL and a range of performance services and supports.

Among the scholarship recipients are All Ireland winners Julia White (Cork Senior Camogie 2014) Shane O’Callaghan (Kerry Senior Football Extended Panel 2014), Tony Kelly, Clare U21 Hurler and the only player in history to win Hurler and Young Hurler of the Year in the same year, David McInerney, Jack Browne, Cathal McInerney (Clare Senior Hurling Winners 2013, U21 2012,’13 & ‘14), Antoin McFadden, Daniel McLaughlin (Donegal Senior Football Winners 2013), Orlaith McGrath (Galway Senior Winners 2013) Shane Ryan (Kerry Minor 2014) U21 All Star Jason Forde.

Also at the awards ceremony, representatives of All Ireland winning teams with links to the University of Limerick will be honoured including: Padraig Walsh, Kilkenny All Ireland Hurling Champion and graduate of Arts in 2014 at UL, Maria Walsh – Cork Senior Camogie All Ireland Winner and 2012 graduate in Physical Education and Maths in 2012 at UL, Valerie Mulcahy, Cork Senior Ladies Football All Ireland Winner, and graduate of Physical Education and Irish at UL.

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