Ladies All-Star Awards for Moville’s Hegarty sisters

first_imgThe Hegarty sisters from Moville, Ciara and Niamh, were named on the 2017 TG4 Ladies Football All-Star team last night.Ciara Hegarty was named at centre half-back on the team with her sister Niamh included at centre half-forward on the selection, which was named at the gala banquet in the Citywest Hotel.Picture: Micheál Naughton, who managed the Donegal senior ladies in 2017, with Niamh and Ciara Hegarty. The Hegartys were instrumental as Donegal reached the Division 1 League final and then won the Ulster Senior Championship.While their All-Ireland bid was gunned down by Mayo in a quarter-final, Donegal’s season was still recognised with the inclusion of the Hegartys on a team dominated by Dublin, the All-Ireland champions, who have six representatives.It is a first award for both of them and the become the first sisters to be selected since the Courtneys, Sharon and Cora, in 2013.Ciara Hegarty receives her All-Star awardTheir Donegal team-mates Karen Guthrie, Yvonne McMonagle and Geraldine McLaughlin were also nominated for awards. Dublin’s haul of six awards matches their previous best on an All-Star team – which was achieved in 2010 when they also won the TG4 All-Ireland senior crown.Captain Sinéad Aherne received a sixth award – making her the most decorated Dublin All-Star recipient in history.Aherne is joined on the TG4 All-Star team by Dublin team-mates Ciara Trant, Rachel Ruddy, Leah Caffrey, Nicole Owens and Noelle Healy.It was a night of history when Mayo’s Cora Staunton collected a record-equalling 11th award, to draw level with Kerry’s Mary Jo Curran at the top of the roll of honour.Niamh Hegarty receives her All-Star AwardLadies All-Star Awards for Moville’s Hegarty sisters was last modified: November 26th, 2017 by Chris McNultyShare 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) Tags:Ciara Hegartydonegal ladies gaaMicheal NaughtonmovilleNiamh Hegartylast_img

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