GAA fans right across the county are currently submitting nominations for this year’s Team of the Championship and to play their part in the selection of the players to be honoured with Longford GAA All Stars Awards for 2016.
The 2016 Team of the Championship will be revealed when the selections for the 15 positions are published in the Longford Leader on Wednesday November 23rd, a couple of weeks before the Gala Awards Night in the Longford Arms Hotel on Saturday December 3rd.
The Senior, Intermediate and Intermediate ‘B’ (Junior) Championships, the Ladies Senior Football Championship and the Senior Hurling Championship will feature players of the year. Readers of the Longford Leader are also invited to nominate their Players of the Championship in each of the categories on the official coupon.
The final phase of the selection process will see three nominations in each of the five categories - Senior, Intermediate and Intermediate ‘B’ (Junior) football, Senior ladies football and Senior hurling - and the five individual award winners will be announced at the Gala Awards Night in the Longford Arms Hotel on Saturday December 3rd.
The closing date for submitting the nominations is Thursday 17 November so do not leave it too late to have your say in the selection of the 2016 Longford GAA All Stars.
The Team of the Championship event has become a very popular social occasion in the county since the awards scheme was first introduced back in 2006. Run by Longford GAA in association with the Longford Leader, the chief organiser is County Board Officer (Central Council Delegate) Michael Carrigy who can be contacted at 087-2915072 for tickets information.