Rebel Og Central honoured the referees who took charge of finals during 2017 in Carrigaline Court Hotel on Friday night.
To date, 24 referees have taken charge of finals that have been played during the season.
The event was held in the ballroom in Carriglaine Court Hotel, Cian O Brien, PRO Rebel Og, acted as MC for the evening, speakers on the night included Chairman of Cork GAA, Ger Lane, Secreatry of Coiste na nOg, Jim Healy and Chairman of Rebel Og Central, Michael O’Mahony.
All three speakers thanked all the referees for their support and hard work during the last twelve months in ensuring that games across Rebel Og, at adult grade and schools / colleges levels are refereed.
One of the biggest acknowledgements on the night was awarded to referees secretary, Bernard Corcoran who was present after been out of action recently.
Referee John Ryan, who spoke on behalf of the referees said that, “Bernard’s work with referees is outstanding, giving referees plenty of notice when games are set to take place and always finishing each notification text with let me know ASAP”.
Guests on the night included PRO Cork GAA board Donal Leahy along with County boards Children’s officer Noel O’Callaghan. Rory Noonan of Evening Echo also attend the event.
Officers of Rebel Og Central attended the night including Donal O’Leary (secretary) Terry Brady (PRO), Martin O’Brien (treasurer) Jack Dorgan (Irish Officer) and Bernie O’Mahony (CCCC).