THE COUNTY'S best GAA club players took centre stage in November as the Sligo Champion/Sligo GAA/AIB Club All Stars teams were revealed at the Radisson Hotel.
It was the perfect end to a great year for Bunninadden who won the Intermediate title for the first time in their history and also reached the final of the Connacht Club Championship and a Provincial semi-final victory over St. Aidan's of Roscommon.
The six Bunninadden players in the All Stars team were goalkeeper, David Flannery, defenders, Liam Og Gormley and Michael Gormley, midfielder, Padraig Doohan, and forwards Vincent Frizzell and Mark Gormley.
Beaten county finalists, Drumcliffe/Rosses Point, were rewarded with three players in the All Stars selection - Neil Ewing, Gary Feeney and Paul Logan. Castleconnor, who had an impressive season in the intermediate ranks, they had: Kevin Langan and Niall Judge.
The team in full was David Flannery (Bunninadden), Liam Og Gormley (Bunninadden), Gary Feeney (Drumcliffe/Rosses Point), Cormac Coyne (Calry/St Joseph's), Neil Ewing (Drumcliffe/Rosses Point), Michael Gormley (Bunninadden), Garret Ryan (St. Farnan's), Padraig Doohan (Bunninadden), Noel McGuire (Easkey), Michael Langan (Castleconnor), Vincent Frizzell (Bunninadden), Paul Logan (Drumcliffe/Rosses Point), Mark Gormley (Bunninadden), Padraig Clarke (St. Pat's), Niall Judge (Castleconnor)
The 2012 All Stars senior team was dominated by county champions, Curry, were were represented by seven players: Kenneth Morley and Aodhan Brennan, midfielders, Sean Davey and Brian McDonagh, and forwards, Niall McDonagh, Adrian Marren and David Maye. Four players from Championship runners-up, St. Mary's, were included in the selection. They were Mark Rooney, Johnny Martyn, Johnny Davey and Mark Breheny.
Five members of the team were winning their second All Stars awards. They were Kenneth Morley, Johnny Martyn, Adrian McIntyre, Mark Breheny and Niall Murphy.
The senior team in full was: Mark Rooney (St. Mary's), Kenneth Morley (Curry), Johnny Martyn (St. Mary's), Aodhan Brennan (Curry); Johnny Davey (St. Mary's), Adrian McIntyre (Tourlestrane), Kevin Gallagher (Eastern Harps); Sean Davey (Curry), Brian McDonagh (Curry); John McPartland (Coolera/Strandhill), Mark Breheny (St. Mary's), Niall McDonagh (Curry); David Maye (Curry), Adrian Marren (Curry), Niall Murphy (Coolera/Strandhill)
Curry sharpshooter, Adrian Marren, who clocked up a personal tally of 4-40 in the Championship, was named as senior player of the year while the intermediate player of the year award went to Bunninadden's outstanding midfielder, Padraig Doohan.
John Brennan, the great Coolaney/Mullinabreena stalwart, was a popular recepient of the Club Hall of Fame award. He was one of six ' Club Hero' candidates who raised over €90,000 for development projects at his club.