Munster GAA Awards

Tipperary's John McGrath and Jake Morris set to be honoured at Munster GAA awards

Brian McDonnell

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Tipperary's John McGrath and Jake Morris set to be honoured at Munster GAA awards

Tipperary's John McGrath pictured in action.

John McGrath and Jake Morris will be honoured for their respective contributions to Tipperary's 2016 hurling season at an awards ceremony hosted by the Munster Council in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork on Saturday.

Loughmore-Castleiney's John McGrath has been announced as the senior hurler of the year while Jake Morris (Nenagh Éire Óg) has been named as the minor hurler of the year - both players played a key role in their respective sides winning the 2016 provincial title.

John McGrath made his championship debut against Cork in the Munster championship this year scoring a point in a terrific performance. The Loughmore-Castleiney man also scored a point in the in the provincial semi-final against Limerick while McGrath was superb in the Munster final against Waterford when notching 3-2.

Meanwhile Nenagh Éire Óg's Jake Morris was named minor hurler of the year following his terrific contribution to Tipperary's provincial success at the grade.

The minor football award went to David Clifford (Kerry), Camogie award to Niamh Mulcahy (Limerick), handball award to Aishling O’Keeffe (Cork) and the club of the year award to Ballyea (Clare).