The Camogie Association/WGPA Players’ Player of the Year Award nominees have been named

The winners will be announced on November 5th

BY Daniel Kelly 14:07 Tuesday 11 October 2016, 14:07 11 Oct 2016

Cork's Orla Cotter Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

The shortlists for the second Camogie Association/WGPA Players’ Player of the Year Awards have been announced.

Cork's Orla Cotter, who lost out on the Senior Player of the Year award last year to teammate Niamh O'Connor is the only player to be nominated for the second year in a row.

Cotter has been joined by All-Ireland winner Denise Gaule from Kilkenny and Wexford's Kate Kelly.

Players who are members of an inter-county panel, participating in this year’s Championship will now be invited to vote on their Player of the Year based on the final shortlists. The overall recipients announced on the night of the Camogie All-Stars Awards on November 5th.

Speaking about the announcement Camogie Association President Catherine Neary said; "The Players’ Player of the Year Awards recognise and acknowledge the achievements of a player across each of the adult grades and is a testament of the esteem these players are held in by their peers. This award is a very prestigious award for a player and it is a huge honour to be chosen by their peers."

Senior Player of the Year Shortlist:

Orla Cotter (Cork), Denise Gaule (Kilkenny), Kate Kelly (Wexford)

Intermediate Player of the Year Shortlist:

Linda Collins (Cork), Jenny Clifford (Kilkenny),Ciara Holden (Kilkenny)

Junior Player of the Year Shortlist:

Ciara Donnelly (Armagh), Eleanor Treacy (Carlow), Ciara Quirke (Carlow)

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