Club is Family for Portlaoise native and Austrialian Rules star Zach Tuohy

Laois native humbled by honour bestowed on him in native Portlaoise and gives credit to his family, friends and local GAA club for helping him reach the top Down Under

Conor Ganly

Reporter:

Conor Ganly


Portlaoise Australian Rules star has paid tribute to all in the GAA club which he calls 'family' for the huge role he played in his success on the playing field Down Under.

Zach is the first Portlaoise native to be be honoured with a Certificate of Achievment Award by the Portlaoise Municipal District.

Family, friends, Portlaoise GAA club colleagues and others gathered this weekin Laois County Council to celebrate the achievements of the professional sportsman in Australia.