Timahoe GAA player O'Connor collects Leinster Express Laois Sports Star of the Month award

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O'Connor collects Sports Star of the Month award

August winner Ruairi O'Connor with Chloe Sheehy and Annie O'Connor. Pic: Denis Byrne.

Timahoe man Ruairi O'Connor collected his Sports Star of the Month award for August over the weekend.

O'Connor topped the poll after his heroics against Courtwood in the IFC quarter-final had seen him nominated. He scored 5-8 on that occasion in a devastating display.

Ruairi O'Connor with his daughter, Annie.

He collected the award from Richie Downey, Dealer Principle at Downey's Auto Stop in Portlaoise, and had his daughter Annie along to help out on the day too. O'Connor was back in action for Timahoe later that day, but his seven point haul couldn't prevent his club from losing out to Emo by a single point.

Ruairi O'Connor accepts the award from Richie Downey, Downey's Auto Stop, and Rory Delaney, Leinster Express.