Below are the nominees for the 2023 Club of the Year sponsored by Kingsbridge Private Hospital Group. Find out more about this year’s shortlisted nominees below.
It was an historic season for Carryduff who won their first ever senior men’s title with victory over Loughinisland. At u-16, the boys were champions in Down before competing in the Paul McGirr Cup in Dromore. There was Ladies Football success with their minors finishing off a glorious season in the club. At county level, the club had players at all codes. A progressive club, they added another string to their bow with handball beginning to thrive.
Dunloy continue to ensure their senior teams will remain knocking on the door with a series of underage successes. Their senior footballers reached the county final for the first time in 82 years. Their minor hurlers won the Antrim and Ulster championships with the Darragh Cup topping off the treble. At u-15 level, they were hurling and football champions. It was the same for their u-13s with success in both codes and their u-11s also had an excellent year. On the camogie front, Dunloy’s u-16 and u-12 camogie teams had years to remember as well.
It has been an excellent season for Lavey on all fronts and across all ages. Despite being new to Ladies Football, they backed up last year’s Derry Junior title with Intermediate glory and were Ulster Junior champions. At u-15 level, the girls won the camogie and football Féile double with the footballers going on to land the All-Ireland title. The u-17 boys retained their Derry hurling title and in keeping with their dual theme reached the football final. As well as this, they provided players to All-Ireland winning county football, camogie and hurling teams.
Voting opens at 10am on Thursday 8th February and will close at 10am on Monday 12th February. Votes do not determine the final winners but help create awareness of the nominee’s shortlisting. The winner of this category will be announced at our Gala Awards Night at the Hillgrove Hotel, Monaghan on Friday 1st March 2024.