Westport GAA

Westport GAA presentation and registration- 15/2/2015.

Westport GAA club had their registration and presentation last Sunday 21st February, which was attended by a large number of players, team managers, parents, supporters and club officers.  Special guests for the event were TD, Minister of State at the Department of Tourism and Sport and Enda Gilvarry, Mayo Minor team manager.  Charlie Lambert, acting chairman and MC for the evening was awarded Clubman of the year.  Chairman Austin Groden paid tribute to Charlie for his dedication and hard work with the club down through the years.  TD, Michael Ring was reminiscent as he spoke fondly of his involvement with the club as a player.  He commended all players, parents, supporters, officers and team managers and highlighted the importance of the club to the Westport region. Enda Gilvarry congratulated the club for a very successful year and spoke of the commitment required by players parents and their management teams.  Club Chairman, Austin thanked TD Michael for his continued support for the club and congratulated Enda on his success with the minor team.  Mary Higgins awarded the Cathal Higgins Memorial trophy to minor player of the year, Aaron Dunne. Other teams presented with awards were the U12 team, division 1 county winners, U-14A team, winners of division 1 league, A Championship winners and West Mayo A winners, U-15 team, division 1 county league champions.

The senior team got their season off to a good start in the Michael Walsh Cup Round 1.  The Result was:Swinford 2 -05 Westport 2- 08.  The venue was Bekan.