HAT-TRICK OF AWARDS FOR DONEGAL GAA STARS

first_imgDONEGAL star Karl Lacey last night added another trophy to his cabinet – the Ulster GAA writers’ Player of the Year Award.And Jim McGuinness won Personality of the Year and Patrick McBrearty Young Achiever of the Year to complete a great hat-trick for the county.At a glittering ceremony in Bundoran, classy half-back Lacey was given a huge round of applause by locals and visitors alike as he picked up the main award. The 26-year-old Four Masters player had a superb season, helping Donegal to league promotion, the Ulster title and an all-Ireland semi-final.Unfortunately injury ruled him out of a Rules appearance Down Under.“It is an unexpected bonus and it is very welcome,” said Lacey at the Great Northern Hotel in Bundoran.“We had a very good year under manager Jim McGuinness and we would hope we can do more in 2012. “There is already a lot of people looking forward to next year and seeing improvements.”Jim McGuinness collected the Personality of the Year accolade while teenage sensation Patrick McBrearty took delivery of the Young Achiever of the Year award.HAT-TRICK OF AWARDS FOR DONEGAL GAA STARS was last modified: November 19th, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more