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UCC Sports Star Award

17 Dec 2020
UCC Honour 2019/20 Sports Stars.

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Anya Curran, who was one of thirteen receipients of a UCC Sports Star award for 2019/20. Anya is recognised for her gold medal performance in the European Taekwon-do Championships in August 2019.

UCC’s Head of Sport, Morgan Buckley: “Although the sporting year was cut short, we still have had another great year with UCC Sports Clubs: the Fitzgibbon Cup staying in Leeside for another year. The U20’s rugby secured the Donal Walsh Trophy for a third consecutive year, along with Aussie Rules and Trampoline making it a hat-trick of success in their intervarsity competitions. Mountaineering and Canoe clubs also enjoyed intervarsity success and our athletes medalled at the Indoor Athletics Intervarsities and many more.

The full list of UCC Sports Star award winners for 2019/20 is as follows:

Athletics | David Cussen
Gaelic Football | Brian Hartnett
Golf | Seán Desmond
Hockey | Caoimhe Perdue
Hurling | Shane Kingston and Shane Conway
Rowing | Emily Hegarty, Tara Hanlon, Ronan Byrne, Paul O'Donovan
Rugby | John Hodnett
Taekwon-Do | Anya Curran
Soccer/Hockey | Christina Dring

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