Davy Dennis Perpetual Memorial Cup for Underage Hurling

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Rory and Ciarán

Congratulations to Ciarán Mulvey  who is the second recipient of the Davy Dennis Cup. The Cup honours the memory of a Cork man who came to work in Newbridge in 1954 and joined Moorefield because the club was “committed to entering hurling teams in the championships” and he perceived Moorefield as having a positive attitude to our traditional field game. Ciarán received his award from last year’s winner Rory Mc Grath.

Ciarán won this award as he is gets on very well with all off his peers and everyone likes him. His attitude to training and improving his skills is one of the best, he hates missing training and he always gives it everything. For this commitment and effort he was made captain of the under-15s this year. He always handles himself with integrity and confidence and always has a smile on his face. Ciarán plays hard but fair and he is never cautioned by referees. The harder the challenge, the harder he works which will always guarantee excellence. He is a well deserved recipient of the Davy Dennis award. Well done Ciarán.


 

 

 

Rory Mc Grath and Lorcán O’Rourke

Congratulations to Rory Mc Grath who is the first recipient of the Davy Dennis Cup. The Cup honours the memory of a Cork man who came to work in Newbridge in 1954 and joined Moorefield because the club was “committed to entering hurling teams in the championships” and he perceived Moorefield as having a positive attitude to our traditional field game. Rory, as a member of the Under-14 team is a player who has displayed dedication, respectfulness, commitment, sportsmanship and all the attributes to make him a worthy winner of this award for 2017. Well done Rory. 

 

 


INTRODUCTION

The inaugural presentation of the Davy Dennis Cup will be made at the underage hurling awards in Moorefield tonight (Friday 10 November).

The Cup honours the memory of a Cork man who came to work in Newbridge in 1954 and joined Moorefield because the club was “committed to entering hurling teams in the championships” and he perceived Moorefield as having a positive attitude to our traditional field game.

  • The Cup will be awarded annually at the end of the season.
  • The winner will be chosen from Moorefield hurling players under 18 years of age.
  • The winner will receive a small personal inscribed memento to keep and the Cup must be returned to the club annually.

 

AWARD CRITERIA

  • Attendance and punctuality at training and matches
  • Sportsmanship within the club and with opposition
  • Discipline, including lack of fouling
  • Presentation: clean gear in good condition
  • Respect for coaches, referees, opposition
  • Skills development
  • Effort and Commitment
  • A team player
  • Tactical awareness
  • Knowledge of the rules