14 Tipperary athletes receive LIT sport scholarships

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14 athletes in Tipperary have received sports scholarships at Limerick Institute of Technology.

The athletes come from a number of sports, with five hurlers, three soccer players, three camogie players, two rugby players and a boxer all receiving a scholarship.

Inter-county hurling panel members Robert Byrne and Billy Seymour are among the recipients along with camogie panelist Caoimhe Bourke.

Recently retired Clonmel boxer Dean Gardiner is also a recipient of the award as he begins a course in business studies.

The full list of the Tipperary recipients is below:

Sport: Name: Course: Year:

Boxing Dean Gardiner* Tipperary Business Studies 1

Camogie Caoimhe Bourke Tipperary Marketing + Mgt 4

Camogie Gemma Fox Tipperary Social Care 2

Camogie Maeve Coffey Tipperary Quantifying Surveying 4

Hurling Rob Byrnes Tipperary Masters in Marketing & Mgt Strategy 1

Hurling Billy Seymour Tipperary Enterprise & Innovation 3

Hurling Conor McCarthy Tipperary Marketing + Mgt 3

Hurling Kevin McCarthy Tipperary Marketing + Mgt 2

Hurling Kian O’Kelly Tipperary Marketing + Mgt 1

Rugby Sarah O Gorman Tipperary Civil Engineering 3

Rugby Kate Gayson Molloy Tipperary Bussiness & Sports Mgt 2

Soccer Willie Armshaw Tipperary Applied Biology 3

Soccer Mikey Nash Tipperary Marketing + Mgt 3

Soccer Sarah Armshaw Tipperary Business 1