Tralee Nominees In Sports Star Of The Month Award

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The victorious Tralee Golf Club who won the AIG Munster Junior Cup.

The victorious Tralee Golf Club who won the AIG Munster Junior Cup.

THE Tralee Golf Club Junior Cup team and a Tralee Harriers Club stalwart are vying for the August 2016 Radio Kerry and Randles Bros Sports Star(s) of the month.

Patsy O’Connor of Tralee Harriers competed in the Over 60’s National Glohealth Master championships. He won gold in the Shot, Javelin and Discus and set new National Records in all 3. In the Shot, he beat the 1972 Olympian Phil Conway’s previous record.

Tralee Golf Club’s Junior Cup Team won the AIG Junior Cup Munster Final for the first time in over 65 years.  Tralee defeated Fermoy in the semi-final and edged out Co Tipperary in the final.

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The third nominees (who were in a clear lead in the poll on Wednesday morning) are rally duo Rob Duggan and Ger Conway, won the DMACK British Junior Rally Championship, claiming 4 race wins and 2 more podium finishes in the 7-round series.

This secures a drive in the 2017 Fiesta Trophy, which will be run over 5 rounds of the World Rally Championship.

Voting is now open and will close at midnight on Sunday September 11th .

To vote call 066 7123666 to register your vote (7.30 to 5.30pm daily). Vote online by clicking here or on the Radio Kerry Facebook Page Poll by clicking here

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The monthly winner will be profiled on Radio Kerry’s Terrace Talk and featured on the Radio Kerry Website.

In March 2017 an event will be held at Randles Dromhall Hotel in Killarney to honour all the winners of the previous 12 months at which the Radio Kerry Sports Star of the Year will be announced.

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