Conor Murray Rewarded For Excellent Year With Prestigious Award


Conor Murray has been rewarded for his sensational form in 2016 after being named Limerick Sports Star of the Year.

The Ireland & Munster scrumhalf was announced as the overall winner at a gala luncheon at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Ennis Road on Friday.

Murray was a standout performer for both club and country in 2016, and is now widely regarded in the rugby spectrum as the best scrumhalf in the world right now. His form has continued into 2017, as he helped lead Munster to the quarter finals of the Champions Cup.



The Limerick Sports Star award which is organised by the Limerick Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa and the Limerick Leader honours the outstanding sporting candidate for their achievements in a given month. The winners are announced monthly but presented quarterly at a lunch in the Limerick Radisson Blu. Each monthly winner is presented with a personalised silver presentation plate from Keane’s Jewellers.

The judging panel for the Limerick Sports Star Awards ie: Colm Kinsella (Acting Sports Editor, Limerick Leader); Jerome O’Connell (GAA Correspondent, Limerick Leader); Steven Miller (former Limerick Leader Sports Editor), Pat Price (Limerick Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa); Stephen Lucey (former Limerick hurler and footballer); Dave Mahedy (UL Director of Sport).

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