Ulster GAA President’s Awards 2016

November 28th, 2016

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The Ulster GAA President’s Awards 2016 took place on Saturday 26th November in the Slieve Russell Hotel, Cavan.

The Ulster GAA President’s Awards provide an opportunity to highlight the achievements of some of our special and significant contributors to the Association in Ulster. The theme for the 2016 awards ceremony was ‘Coaching & Games’.

Below is the full list of recipients.

Recognition of Referees

Ulster Senior Football Championship Final – David Coldrick

Ulster Minor Football Championship Final – Niall McKenna

Ulster Minor Hurling Championship Final – James Connors

Ulster U-21 Hurling Championship Final – Aidan Ferguson

Special Ulster Merit Awards

Ladies Gaelic – Mary Keegan

Camogie – Theresa McAvinchey

Rounders – Una McGlinchey

Special Merit – Handball – Charly Shanks

Coaching Awards

Talent Coach – John McGee

Young Coach – Dan Wharton

Disability Coach – Brendan McAllister

Female Coach – Catherine Kelly

Senior Coach – Michael McShane

Children’s Coach & Coach of the Year – Aoife Foley

Ulster Inter-Provincial Players Presentation

Provincial Wheelchair Hurling Team

Recognition of All-Ireland Scór Champions

Ballad Group – Saul GAC

Léiriú – Truagh Gaels

Instrumental Group – Derrytresk GAC

McGlinchey Cup for Refereeing

Ciaran Branagan

Young Person of the Year

Katie Canniford

Service to the GAA through Education

Art McRory

Player of the Year

Mark Lynch

Lifetime Service to the GAA Award

Naul McCole

Other recipients of awards who were unable to attend on the night include:

Recognition of Referees

Ulster Senior Hurling Championship Final – Eamonn Hassan

Ulster U-21 Football Championship Final – Niall Cullen

Coaching Awards

Youth Coach – Mick Calvey

The complete album of photos from this event can be viewed on the Ulster GAA Facebook Page.