CONOR GLEESON TAKES TOP PRIZE

Overall winner Conor Gleeson receiving his award from Jackie Cusack (Granville Hotel), Liz Reddy (WLRfm) and Guest of Honour Michael Duignan at the Granville Hotel on Saturday last.

Overall winner Conor Gleeson receiving his award from Jackie Cusack (Granville Hotel), Liz Reddy (WLRfm) and Guest of Honour Michael Duignan at the Granville Hotel on Saturday last.

WLRfm/Granville Hotel GAA Awards 2014

Conor Gleeson, described by John ‘Jackson’ Kiely as the country’s leading underage footballer, was named as Overall Winner of the WLRfm/Granville Hotel GAA Award for 2014 at the awards banquet held at the Granville on Saturday evening last.
The latest honour bestowed upon the Nire/Fourmilewater clubman crowned a superb year, during which he inspired The Nire to the Senior Football Championship and captained Fourmile to Division Three Minor Hurling Championship glory.
“I’m in a bit of shock,” he told WLRfm’s Liz Reddy moments after Guest of Honour Michael Duignan’s announcement. “I really didn’t think I was going to win it, I don’t know what to say but I’m really delighted; it’s a big surprise to me.”
Conor added: “2014 was a great year for me, but there’s no point in me looking back now; it’ll be great to get back into action over the next few weeks and I hope 2015 will be a good year for me with Waterford and with the club of course…

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