CARBERY camogie stars Libby Coppinger and Orla Cronin have both been shortlisted for Camogie All-Stars Awards 2018.
The West Cork duo helped Cork successfully defend their senior All-Ireland crown last month, and that success has seen 12 Rebels nominated for All-Stars.
The final team will be announced at the 15th annual Camogie All-Stars Awards banquet, sponsored by Liberty Insurance, in Citywest Hotel on Saturday, November 3rd.
Goalkeeper Aoife Murray, defenders Pamela Mackey, Hannah Looney, Chloe Sigerson and Laura Treacy are amongst the nominees. Gemma O’Connor has been nominated at midfield and is seeking an incredible 11th All-Star award whilst Julia White and Libby Coppinger are also nominated at midfield. Orla Cotter, Orla Cronin, Amy O’Connor and Katrina Mackey receive the forward nominations from Cork.
Paudie Murray (Cork), Shane Plowman (Dublin) and Ann Downey (Kilkenny) are amongst the nominees for Manager of the Year, which will be announced on the night along with the 2018 All-Stars team.
Camogie All-Stars Awards 2018 sponsored by Liberty Insurance, nominees list:
Goalkeepers: Emma Kavanagh (Kilkenny), Aoife Murray (Cork), Sarah Healy (Galway).
Full-Back Line: Mary Ryan (Tipperary), Laura Treacy (Cork), Grace Walsh (Kilkenny), Shauna Healy (Galway), Catherine Foley (Kilkenny), Edwina Keane (Kilkenny), Sarah Dervan (Galway), Pamela Mackey (Cork), Colette Dormer (Kilkenny).
Half-Back Line: Karen Kennedy (Tipperary), Hannah Looney (Cork), Hannah Hegarty (Dublin), Claire Phelan (Kilkenny), Róisín Egan (Offaly), Anne Dalton (Kilkenny), Davina Tobin (Kilkenny), Áine Lyng (Waterford), Chloe Sigerson (Cork).
Midfield: Niamh Kilkenny (Galway), Gemma O’Connor (Cork), Lorraine Bray (Waterford), Meighan Farrell (Kilkenny), Julia White (Cork), Libby Coppinger (Cork).
Half-Forward Line: Orla Cotter (Cork), Orla O’Dwyer (Tipperary), Siobhán Flannery (Offaly), Katie Power (Kilkenny), Orla Cronin (Cork), Denise Gaule (Kilkenny), Amy O’Connor (Cork), Anna Farrell (Kilkenny), Niamh Rockett (Waterford).
Full-Forward Line: Orla Beagan (Dublin), Carrie Dolan (Galway), Cáit Devane (Tipperary), Shelly Farrell (Kilkenny), Katrina Mackey (Cork), Michelle Quilty (Kilkenny), Beth Carton (Waterford), Grace O’Brien (Tipperary), Siobhán Kehoe (Dublin).
Manager of the Year 2018 sponsored by Liberty Insurance, nominees list: Paudie Murray (Cork), Shane Plowman (Dublin), Ann Downey (Kilkenny).