Annerville committee to posthumously acknowledge Bloody Sunday team
The Annerville committee have decided to posthumously award a special Knocknagow award in memory of the Bloody Sunday team.
It is to be a permanent fixture in the GAA museum in Croke Park.
On Wednesday, March 30th at 2pm, Muiris Walsh in his capacity as Chairman, will present the award to GAA President Larry McCarthy on the spot where Michael Hogan was shot.
The Knocknagow Award was first introduced at a presentation of the 1962 Awards at a special dance in the Collins Hall, Clonmel on January 20, 1963, to honour an outstanding Tipperary sportsperson from the past.
The first recipient was athlete, J J Ryan of Cordangan, Tipperary.
First Lady Knocknagow Winner
The 1979 Awards were presented at the Clonmel Arms Hotel at the end of January 1980. History was made when the Knocknagow Award was won by a lady, former international hockey player, Jenny O’Donnell, for the first time.