Home Sport GAA In Pictures: All-Ireland star visits Rosenallis GAA for their juvenile awards night

In Pictures: All-Ireland star visits Rosenallis GAA for their juvenile awards night

There was a great atmosphere around Rosenallis as over 150 juvenile players packed into the local community centre for their awards night.

U5s to U15s were joined on the night by Clare dual star Podge Collins who gave out the medals.

The 2013 All-Ireland winner spoke about the importance of including all in games, and the importance of fun-based drills for U12s.

Various mentors and Rosenallis GAA juvenile chairman Seamus Hyland joined their temas on the night.

Rosenallis U14s and U15s were rewarded with their accolades from county finals on the night.

This year, the U15 side celebrated victory in the ‘A’ hurling shield final against Clough-Ballacolla and in the ‘B’ football championship, seeing off Clonaslee in the final.

The U14s defeated Ballinakill in the ‘B’ hurling final and reached the ‘B’ football final, losing out to Park-Ratheniska/Spink at the final stage.

It’s not the end of Rosenallis’s 2018 season yet, with semi-final and final fixtures coming up.

Rosenallis’s U21 ‘B’ side are through to the ‘B’ football semi-final against the Heath.

Their U19 football side meet Killeshin-Crettyard in the ‘B’ final tonight, Friday 7 December in the Centre of Excellence, Portlaoise, at 7.30pm.

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Siún Lennon joined LaoisToday in a full-time capacity after studying Journalism and New Media in the University of Limerick. She hails from Rosenallis and her interests vary from news, sports and politics.