GAA News - Sunday 16 Jul 2006
Niall Barrett awarded Carlow Footballer of the month for June
Tinryland footballer Niall Barrett received good news at the weekend when it was announced that he has been awarded the Carlow player of the month prize for June in conjunction with Detail Clothing Carlow and the Nationalist.
Niall received the June award for his outstanding display in Tinryland’s shock first round victory over O’Hanrahans in the Carlow S.F.C. A totally committed player who is an example to the many young players in the club, Niall is a member of the Carlow senior panel and he follows Carlow senior player Thomas Walsh as the second winner of this prize. To the amazement of many Niall was overlooked by the Carlow selectors in the recent championship games with Wicklow, Laois and Meath. Niall received his prize of a valuable suit at a function in Detail clothing on Friday last from proprietor Phillip McDonald and Carlow Nationalist sports editor Eamonn O’ Molloy.
At the same function Mount Leinster Rangers player Brian Nolan received the hurling award.