The Tesco Homegrown Connacht Club Person of the Year is Yeonette O’Rourke of St. Joseph’s club in Leitrim, which is based in Aughavas/Carrigallen.
Yeonette has been a member of her club’s executive since its foundation in 1998. She has held various offices within the club including Chairperson, Secretary and Club Development Officer as well as training teams in every age group from Under 10 right through to senior grade. Yeonette’s dedication to her club is infectious and has spread to her three children who are all playing for the club at adult grades. She is also the Scór co-ordinator for Carrigallen GAA club.