Event of the Year Award

Pictured following the awarding to IT Carlow Boxing Club of the Student Sport Ireland Event of the Year 2016-17 for its "Showdown in the Barrow" boxing event, from left: Carmel Lynch, Chairperson of Student Sport Ireland; Donal McNally, Director of Sport IT Carlow; Eoghan Chelmiah, student member, IT Carlow Boxing Club; Lindsay Peat, Irish Rugby International (Special Guest); Jake McNally, student member, IT Carlow Boxing Club; Paula Hickey, IT Carlow Sports Centre Supervisor; Jackie Kinch, IT Carlow Clubs and Societies Intern.

Pictured following the awarding to IT Carlow Boxing Club of the Student Sport Ireland Event of the Year 2016-17 for its “Showdown in the Barrow” boxing event, from left: Carmel Lynch, Chairperson of Student Sport Ireland; Donal McNally, Director of Sport IT Carlow; Eoghan Chelmiah, student member, IT Carlow Boxing Club; Lindsay Peat, Irish Rugby International (Special Guest); Jake McNally, student member, IT Carlow Boxing Club; Paula Hickey, IT Carlow Sports Centre Supervisor; Jackie Kinch, IT Carlow Clubs and Societies Intern.

IT Carlow’s Boxing Club Event “Showdown in the Barrow” was awarded 2016-17 Student Sport Ireland Event of the Year award at the 2017 SSI Staff Networking Event held in the Hilton Hotel Templepatrick.

Nominations for the 2017-18 Event of the Year will open in April 2018.

The Event of the Year Award sets out to identify and recognise excellence in the organisation and delivery of intercollegiate events by third level sports clubs.

Each club that hosts an intercollegiate event in the 2017/2018 academic year may submit a nomination form.