St Patrick’s Lisburn partied through the night as they looked back at 2019, celebrating the progress the club has made both on and off the pitch and the awarding of medals and awards from the past season.
Naomh Padraig’s Chairman Peter Burns compèred the event and welcomed Antrim Chairman Ciarán McCavana, South West Antrim Chairman Jim McGrath and Kerry All-Ireland winner Sean O Sullivan to the showpiece event at the Beechlawn Hotel.
The event highlighted how the club has developed with more and more people in Lisburn now playing football through a number of different junior and senior teams, and the even the onset of hurling in the city. The Antrim Chairman paid tribute to the work of everyone involved at the club, stating that the dinner dance signified how the St Pats gaelic community had progressed in the last number of years, with people now proud to wear their Naomh Padraig shirts in Lisburn.
After the dinner, medals were presented to the Men’s Senior Team for winning the Antrim Junior Championship and the McCormick Cup.
The annual awards were also handed out, with the following winners:
Top Scorer Francis McMeel
Player of the Year Thomas Burns
Players’ Player of the Year Thomas Burns
Player of the Year Emma Marsden
Players’ Player of the Year Stephanie Ní Néill
Most Improved Romi Phillips
South Antrim Men
Clubman of the Year Dan Fay
Most Improved Player Stephen Sandals
Player of the Year Peter Ferris
President’s Cup Benjamin McMullan