Will it be another Glen footballer that comes up trumps in our coveted Men’s Footballer of the Year award? This award is sponsored by Tyrone Trailers and is in association with Ulster GAA.

Last year it was tigerish defender Ryan Dougan who fended off stiff competition to land the prized individual award, and he’s in the running again having been named on our Football Team of the Year.

This particular award will be announced at the award’s night on Friday, March 1 at the Hillgrove Hotel in Monaghan and Dougan isn’t the only Glen man in contention for the award.

Conor Glass will no doubt be taken into consideration, especially after delivering a Tour de Force in the All- Ireland final, while his colleagues
Michael Warnock and Eunan Mullholland are also in with a shout of selection.

Cullyhanna had a season to remember, culminating in All-Ireland Intermediate final glory at Croke Park, and two of their players made our team selection, namely Michael

Murray and Ross McQuillan. Also among the runners and riders are Arva duo Ciarán Brady, who was phenomenal in the All-Ireland Junior Championship final defeat of Listowel, and attacker Kevin Bouchier.

The selection panel will also take into consideration the other players who will pick up their Football Team of the Year awards next Friday
evening. Scotstown’s Rory Beggan needs no introduction as one of the greatest ‘keepers of his generation, and another Scotstown player,
Darren Hughes, has proven his immense longevity in the middle sector.

Trillck’s Richie Donnelly had a brilliant season as they surged to an Ulster Senior Championship semifinal, where they lost to Scotstown after extra-time, while top Donegal player Ciaran Thompson carried the fight for Naomh Conaill.

Eoin Bradley, you know the one, shot the lights out time and time again for Glenullin while Ballyhaise player David Brady and Blackhill’s
James Daly were also named as part of our team award.

It’s a big honour and plenty of big names have picked up the trophy since our awards began, so it’ll be fascinating to see who is added to the
roll of honour this time around.


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