2023 PwC Camogie All-Star Award Nominations Announced

2023 PwC Camogie All-Star Award Nominations Announced

Mon 18th Sep | News

The nominations for the highly anticipated 2023 PwC Camogie All-Star Awards have been revealed. Leading the pack is the formidable 2023 All-Ireland Champions, Cork, with an impressive eleven nominations. Waterford follows closely with nine nominations, while Galway, Tipperary, and 2022 All-Ireland Champions, Kilkenny, also receive well-deserved recognition with seven, six, and three nominations respectively.

All-Ireland Senior Champions Cork lead the way in the 2023 PwC Camogie All-Stars nominations, as they celebrate their triumphant return to glory after a five-year hiatus. The Rebels, with their eleven nominations, showcase the exceptional talent that contributed to their O’Duffy Cup victory this year. The eagerly anticipated Awards Ceremony will take place at Croke Park on 4th November 2023.

The deserving Cork players nominated for the PwC Camogie All-Stars team are:

  1. Amy Lee
  2. Amy O’Connor
  3. Fiona Keating
  4. Hannah Looney
  5. Katrina Mackey
  6. Laura Hayes
  7. Laura Treacy
  8. Libby Coppinger
  9. Meabh Cahalane
  10. Meabh Murphy
  11. Saoirse McCarthy

All-Ireland Finalists, Waterford, receive a significant number of nominations. The talented players recognised for their exceptional contributions are:

  1. Annie Fitzgerald
  2. Beth Carton
  3. Brianna O’Regan
  4. Keeley Corbett Barry
  5. Lorraine Bray
  6. Mairead O’Brien
  7. Niamh Rockett
  8. Orla Hickey
  9. Vikki Falconer

Galway’s players who have been nominated for the prestigious PwC Camogie All-Stars team are:

  1. Aoife Donohue
  2. Carrie Dolan
  3. Fiona Ryan
  4. Niamh Hanniffy
  5. Roisin Black
  6. Shauna Healy
  7. Siobhán McGrath

Tipperary, have received six nominations with those players recognised for their outstanding contributions to the 2023 All-Ireland Championships are:

  1. Aoife McGrath
  2. Cait Devane
  3. Julieanne Bourke
  4. Karen Kennedy
  5. Roisin Howard
  6. Teresa Ryan

Kilkenny, the 2022 All-Ireland Champions, also have three nominations. The players who have been nominated for their tremendous efforts are:

  1. Claire Phelan
  2. Denise Gaule
  3. Grace Walsh

In addition to the team nominations, the PwC GPA Camogie Player of the Year nominations have been announced.  These nominations are selected and voted by intercounty players, through the GPA, with the awards sponsored by PwC.

The PwC GPA Camogie Senior Player of the Year category features three remarkable players. The nominees are:

  1. Amy O’Connor – Cork
  2. Beth Carton – Waterford
  3. Saoirse McCarthy – Cork

Derry, All-Ireland Intermediate Champions, have two nominations in this category. The nominees from Derry are:

  1. Aine McAllister – Derry
  2. Aoife Ni Chaiside – Derry

Finalists, Meath are also represented with a nomination for:

  1. Aoife Minogue – Meath

The PwC GPA Camogie Premier Junior Player of the Year category includes the following nominees:

  1. Ellen Casey – Clare
  2. Caoimhe Cahill – Clare
  3. Jean Kelly – Tipperary

All these nominations reflect the outstanding performances displayed throughout the season, showcasing the incredible skill, dedication, and passion of these exceptional athletes. The Awards Ceremony promises to be a celebration of the sport and a testament to the talent within our camogie community.

Our 2023 PwC Soaring Stars and Manager of the Year winners will be announced on Monday, 25th September.

Speaking to mark the announcement of the PwC All-Stars, Camogie Association Uachtarán Hilda Breslin said; “2023 has been an extraordinary year, showcasing exceptional talent and unwavering determination from all the players. I extend my heartfelt congratulations to those who have been chosen as nominees for the prestigious PwC Camogie All-Stars. Each of them has contributed immensely to the breath-taking display of our beloved game, making it an unforgettable journey from start to finish. I would like to express my sincere gratitude to our sponsors, PwC, for their unwavering support of the All-Stars Awards.

“Every single nominee is truly deserving of their recognition, and I eagerly anticipate celebrating their achievements at the Awards evening in the iconic Croke Park. Furthermore, I would like to extend my congratulations to the numerous well-deserving nominees of the PwC GPA Camogie Player of the Year Awards across the Senior, Intermediate, and Premier Junior championships. These awards will be decided by their fellow players and highlight the profound respect each recipient holds among their peers, as well as their exceptional personal performance and dedication to the sport.

 “To all the nominees, I wish you the best of luck in your pursuit of these prestigious titles. May your future endeavours continue to inspire and elevate the world of camogie.”

Enda McDonagh, Managing Partner, PwC, said: “On behalf of everyone at PwC, a huge congratulations to each of the 36 nominees for the 2023 PwC Camogie All-Stars and also those shortlisted for PwC GPA Camogie Senior, Intermediate and Premier Junior Players of the Year. To be nominated is a fantastic recognition of their performances throughout the season. The commitment shown by all demonstrates the level of dedication and sacrifice they make for their teams. Developing and recognising talent is a strategic priority for PwC and we are proud to celebrate high performance both on and off the field.”

Tom Parsons, GPA CEO, added: “Congratulations to all of the nominees. I want to salute every one of those players for their efforts and thank them for their commitment and for the entertainment that they provided for us all. To be recognised for your individual excellence within a team environment is special. And to those players in the running to become the PwC GPA Camogie Players of the Year, the very best of luck. They have demonstrated the highest levels of skill, dedication, and teamwork in 2023 and every one of you should be very proud of being selected.

“My thanks to PwC for your continued commitment to recognising and promoting our intercounty players, and to the Camogie Association for the organisation of these awards, a fantastic way to honour the best in our games. We look forward to celebrating with everyone on November 4th.”

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