Presentation Night for Déise Óg U15 Footballers
December 02, 2019
There was a large crowd in attendance at the presentation night for the Déise Óg U15 Football Development Squad in WIT Arena on Friday 22nd Nov. The squad was honoured as winners as the Dermot Early Plate competition during the summer. The panel of 30 players and 4 mentors put in a huge effort this year and were well rewarded with a victory over Westmeath in the final in Abbottstown. The U15's played Limerick, Wexford & Westmeath in the group games before a semi final victory against Fermanagh. This set up a repeat match against Westmeath which went right to the wire with the Déise lads winning 2-10 to 2-8.
We were delighted to have Waterford Senior Football manager Benji Whelan as the special guest on the night. Benji was fullsome in his praise for the players and management. His words were well received by players, parents and mentors on the night.
Benji then presented each player with his medal and the jersey they wore for the final. Thanks to Déise Óg for organising the night and to Waterford County Board officers for attendance on the night and support throughout the year.