DUBLIN goalkeeper Abby Shiels from Lucan Sarsfields has been announced as the winner of the 2023 ZuCar Golden Glove award.
Abby’s outstanding save to deny Cork’s Daire Kiely in the TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship semi-final in Thurles on July 29 won the popular vote on the Ladies Gaelic Football Association website.
Abby was one of four nominees for the prestigious individual honour, along with Mayo’s Laura Brennan, Meath’s TG4 All Star goalkeeper, Monica McGuirk, and Kerry’s Ciara Butler.
The ZuCar Golden Glove award for Abby crowns a magnificent individual season for the 21-year-old Lucan Sarsfields goalkeeper, who was the last line of defence as Dublin claimed the 2023 TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship title with victory over Kerry at Croke Park on August 13.
There were over 4,000 votes registered for the 2023 ZuCar Golden Glove award, with Abby’s save accounting for 1879 votes.
Abby’s nearest challenger, Mayo netminder Laura Brennan, received 1021 votes.
Abby was presented with her award at Croke Park today by Ladies Gaelic Football Association President.
Mícheál Naughton, and Allyson McCarthy, Group Marketing Manager, Joe Duffy Group, representing ZuCar. nd ladies senior football championship final victory over Kerry at Croke Park.
The performance saw Tyrrell named as ‘Player of the Match’ after the victory which marked the capital women’s first Brendan Martin Cup success since 2020.
Meanwhile, Dublin GAA and Go-Ahead Ireland have launched the Go-Ahead Ireland Dublin GAA Club Awards. The awards recognise the work done by clubs, officials, volunteers, and players both on the pitch and in their communities by inviting entrants to nominate.
those who have gone above and beyond in their local area.
Having linked up with Mick Bohan’s squad off the back of a fantastic International rugby career, the now 33-year-old enjoyed an outstanding individual season with Dublin this year that saw her notching 1-21 in total during the championship.
Dublin GAA and Go-Ahead Ireland have today launched the Go-Ahead Ireland Dublin GAA Club Awards.
The awards recognise the work done by Dublin GAA clubs, officials, volunteers and players both on the pitch and in their communities by inviting entrants to nominate those who have gone above and beyond in their local area.
The awards are as follows:
Go-Ahead Ireland Referee Recognition Award 2023 (€3,000 & €1,000 Awards for clubs)- for which clubs can nominate affiliated referees who have demonstrated excellent leadership, guidance, and fairness in a written submission.
Go-Ahead Ireland Club Community Spirit Award 2023 (€3,000 & €1,000 Awards for clubs)- for which entrants should outline their club’s leadership, dedication, and involvement in community activities and initiatives in a video and written submission.
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