Future GAA Stars Awarded High Performance Scholarships at UL
25 November 2014
In some news off the field, thirty-three GAA athletes across Hurling, Gaelic Football and Camogie were awarded the first UL GAA – Bank of Ireland High Performance Scholarships at the University of Limerick on Wednesday 19th November. Speaking at the event, UL President, Professor Don Barry said; “At UL, we are very proud indeed of our students’ achievements both academically and in the field of sport and we recognise that we are lucky to have some of the country’s greatest sports stars studying and training here. The UL GAA – Bank of Ireland High Performance Programme has been developed to support our sports stars in their ongoing commitment to scholarship, club and county.”
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. Congratulations to all Limerick players who received awards. In hurling Tom Morrissey, Club: Ahane, John Fitzgibbon, Club: Adare, Dan Morrisey, Club: Ahane, Tom Ryan, Club: South Liberties, Sean Finn Club: Bruff. In football Gearoid Hegarty, Club: St Patrick’s. Camogie Niamh Richardson, Club: Murroe/Boher.