Munster Schools Rugby
26th April 2005 By Munster Rugby
GLENSTAL ABBEY AND ROCKWELL COLLEGE COLLECT AVONMORE FAIR PLAY AND PERFORMANCE AWARDS
Munster Schools rugby enjoyed a fantastic season of activity, with a feast of rugby talent on display in both the Avonmore Milk Munster Schools Senior and Junior Cup competititions. As an addition to this season’s competitions, Avonmore introduced a ‘Fair Play and Performance Award’ at both levels, aimed at promoting and acknowledging the achievements of school rugby teams beyond the winning of trophies. These awards were given to nominated schools that best fit the criteria that included: quality of play, style of play, team presentation, upholding of standards and making an impact on others. The process involved various partners to schools rugby nominating a school in each of the categories. Despite being knocked out of the Senior Cup competition in the quarter final stages, Glenstal Abbey School, Murroe, Co Limerick were the proud recipients of the Award at Senior level. At Junior level, Rockwell College, Cashel were the recipients of this prestigious award. Their involvement in the Junior Cup competition also ended at the quarter final stage with a defeat to Crescent College Comprehensive. Both teams were presented with their awards by Kieran O Connor, Sponsorship Manager with Avonmore on Friday April 22nd with Glenstal Abbey receiving a cheque for 1500 in addition to their certificate.