Munster Rugby players and UCC graduates Ronan O'Gara, Mick O'Driscoll, Denis Hurley, TomÃ¡s O'Leary and Frankie Sheehan were joined by fellow graduates, Munster Rugby CEO Garrett Fitzgerald, Operations Manager Bryan Murphy and Irish Coach Declan Kidney.
Mr Con Oâ00Brien, Vice-President for the Student Experience at UCC represented Dr Michael Murphy, President, UCC at the reception. Mr Oâ00Brien welcomed the sporting heroes and guests and said: â00This is a unique occasion for the university to celebrate the outstanding sporting achievements of our graduates. The university is proud of its sporting heroes who have brought such honour to themselves and to their alma mater.â0
The players continued outside to the quad for a photo reception with all the graduates honoured on the night.