McBrine shortlisted for national cricket award

Thursday, 3 November 2016

DONEMANA cricketer Andy McBrine is among the nominations for the 2016 KPC Group Cricket Ireland Awards.

McBrine is up for the Hanley Energy Inter-Provincial Player of the Year. This year, he skippered the North West Warriors, scoring 356 runs at 29.67, while taking 10 wickets at 36.80.

Fox Lodge and Ballyspallen also find themselves shortliseted for the Tildenet Club of the Year award, alonghside Norther West club Ardmore, as well as Clontarf, Cork County, Laois, Ringcommons and Kerry.

Mark Olphert is up for the the Notts Coach of the Year award, having lead Bready II to the O'Neill's Ulster Plate.

In addition to the categories with nominations, there will also be presentations for the Gibneys Outstanding Contribution to Irish Cricket and the Cricket Writers of Ireland Hall of Fame induction.

The winners of all the awards will be announced at the Cricket Ireland Awards Lunch on Friday November 11.


Full list of nominations

KPC Group International Men's Player of the Year: Ed Joyce, Kevin O'Brien, Tim Murtagh International Women's Player of the Year: Isobel Joyce, Kim Garth, Ciara Metcalfe.

Sunday Independent International Emerging Player of the Year: Barry McCarthy, Robyn Lewis, Jenny Gray.

Hanley Energy Inter-Provincial Player of the Year: John Anderson (Leinster Lightning), Andy McBrine (NW Warriors), George Dockrell (Leinster Lightning).

O'Neills Club Player of the Year: Eddie Richardson (North County), John Anderson (Merrion),  Simi Singh (YMCA).

Notts Coach of the Year: Ryan Eagleson, Mark Olphert, Aaron Hamilton, Chris Thomas and Rob O'Connor.

IAA Official of the Year: Paul Reynolds, Stella Downes and Alan Neill.

Tildenet Club of the Year: Clontarf, Cork County, Ardmore, Fox Lodge, Ballyspallen, Laois, Ringcommons and Kerry.



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