Created on Wednesday, 08 May 2013 12:03
Bus √Čireann National Women's League Awards announced
The nominees for Player and Young Player of the Season in the Bus √Čireann Women's National League have been announced and the Team of the Season has been selected. The Awards will be presented at a function in the Aviva Stadium next Tuesday, May 14, along with the Top Scorer Award and the Merit Award.
Every player in the Bus √Čireann National Women's League had a vote in the Player and Young Player of the Season categories while the Women's National League Committee selected the Team of the Season.
The six nominees for Player of the Season are: Sara Lawlor (Peamount United), Sylvia Gee (DLR Waves), Rianna Jarrett (Wexford Youths Women), Julie-Ann Russell (Peamount United), Caroline Thorpe (Raheny United) and Mary Waldron (Raheny United).
Wexford's Rhianna Jarrett has also been nominated for the Young Player of the Season along with Katie McCabe (Raheny United) and Ciara O'Connell (Cork Women's FC).
The Team of the Season includes three players from Raheny United, Peamount United and Wexford Youths Women and one from DLR Waves and Castlebar Celtic. The team is : Mary Rose Kelly (Wexford Youths Women), Seana Cooke (Raheny United), Megan Campbell (Raheny UnitedLauren Dwyer (Wexford Youths Women), Karen Duggan (Peamount United), Sylvia Gee (DLR Waves),Sarah Rowe (Castlebar Celtic), Caroline Thorpe (Raheny United), Rianna Jarrett (Wexford Youths Women), Sara Lawlor (Peamount United), Julie-Ann Russell (Peamount United).
The Director of the Bus √Čireann Women's National League, Fran Gavin, said: "This has been another excellent season culminating in an exciting title race which will go down to the last games this Sunday. The standard and quality of player in the league improved and the awards are an opportunity for us to pay tribute to those players who have excelled during the course of the season. We have also introduced a Merit Award this year to honour those who have made a valuable contribution to the development of women's football in Ireland."
Bus √ČIreann Women's National League 2012-13 Awards
Player of the Season (Nominees):Sara Lawlor Peamount UnitedSylvia Gee DLR WavesRianna Jarrett Wexford Youths Women'sJulie-Ann Russell Peamount UnitedCaroline Thorpe Raheny UnitedMary Waldron Raheny United
Young Player of the Season(Nominees):Katie McCabe Raheny UnitedRianna Jarrett Wexford Youths Women'sCiara O'Connell Cork Women's FC
Team of the Season:Mary Rose Kelly Wexford Youths Women'sSeana Cooke Raheny UnitedMegan Campbell Raheny UnitedLauren Dwyer Wexford Youths Women'sKaren Duggan PeamountSylvia Gee DLR WavesSarah Rowe Castlebar CelticCaroline Thorpe Raheny UnitedRianna Jarrett Wexford Youths Women'sSara Lawlor Peamount UnitedJulie-Ann Russell Peamount United