John ‘Bubbles’ O’Dwyer and Westmeath GAA’s Kieran Martin were announced as the GAA/Gaelic Players Association Opel All Star Player of the Month awards for June in Hurling and Football this morning.
Martin kicked 2-3 to inspire Westmeath to Leinster SFC semi-final win over neighbours Meath for the first time in history. O’Dwyer on the other hand Bubbles was chosen for the hurling award as he hurled a storm for Tipperary in their Munster SHC semi-final victory of Limerick.
The other football nominees were Adrian Marren (Sligo) and Michael Murphy (Donegal). The hurling nominees was Tadhg de Burca (Waterford) and Ger Aylward (Kilkenny).