Boyne's Briscoe gets the nod for top award
Seamie Briscoe of Boyne RFC was named as the winner of the Seán O'Brien Hall of Fame award at a lunch in the Intercontinental Hotel last weekend.
The event was a celebration of junior rugby in the 12 counties and was held ahead of the Leinster and Connacht Guinness PRO14 clash.
MC for the day was Philip Lawlor, Head of Rugby Development in Leinster, and this year's panel of speakers was Gordan D'Arcy and Leinster Rugby Academy Manager Noel McNamara, along with current players Adam Byrne and James Tracy.
The six nominees for the Seán O'Brien Hall of Fame Award were nominated from each of the five areas that make up Leinster Rugby together with a nominee from the junior ranks in senior rugby:
North East Area Nominee:
Seamie Briscoe - Boyne RFC
Midlands Area Nominee:
Mick Clavin - Tullamore RFC
Metropolitan Area Nominee:
Denis Collins - Seapoint FC
South East Area Nominee:
John Brown - Tullow RFC
North Midlands Area Nominee:
Chris Moore - Cill Dara RFC
Senior Clubs Nominee:
Stuart Kinlan - Old Wesley RFC
Congratulations to Seamie and to all the nominees. All those nominated are great stalwarts of their clubs and great ambassadors for the game.