Ladies Medal Presentation

posted 21 Mar 2011, 13:57 by Caltra GAA


The Caltra Cuans Ladies Junior Footballers who had a tremendous year in 2010 were on Saturday night 12th March last presented with their County
Connacht and All-Ireland Medals at the clubs annual dinner and social at the Shearwater Hotel Ballinasloe on Saturday last by two former Galway footballing greats namely Tomas Meehan and Kieran Fitzgerald. The attendance was welcomed by Michael Mockler Chairman and he congratulated the Players and Management for a fantastic year with County ,Connacht, and All Ireland  final wins and the success  which also included an All Ireland Club sevens title. The Connacht P.R.O. Geraldine Carey congratulated Caltra Cuans on being the first Galway and Connacht team to have success at this level and she said she looked to their success at intermediate level in the year ahead. She complimented them on their sportsmanship on and off the field on the year gone bye.  Tomas Meehan recalled their great success but called on them to push on from here for further success in the year and years ahead. Kieran Fitzgerald spoke of seeing them at U 12 and U14 with his late girl friend Mairead Meehan and also called on them to enjoy success but to also seek better days ahead.  Gabriel Naughton introduced the individual team members who were presented with their three medals by Tomas Meehan and Kieran Fitzgerald. The team captain Ciara Kilroy thanked all the followers, those who turned out on the night, the hotel and staff and reserved a special word of thanks for the management team of Mary Hanlon, Marie Mannion, Sean o Ceallaigh, Declan Meehan and Gabriel Naughton who were recipients of presentations on behalf of the club and the players. Ciara also thanked the team’s main sponsor Sadie Kilcommins and presented her with a collage of photographs. She complimented the players “who had a lot done but a lot more to do” she said. Martin Noone  the Vice Chairman  Spoke of the commitment of the club officers and the Management team and officers over the years. An enjoyable night for all with music, song and dance went on until the early hours of the morning. The club congratulated Ciara Naughton and Ciara Leonard who played for the Galway U 14 team last week-end