Donegal Sport Star Awards: Anne McCaffrey – Tennis Winner 1976


Following the recent  release of the nominations for the Donegal Sport Star Awards, the committee announced their special guest for event this week.

Irish Olympian Ronnie Delany, who captured the gold medal in the 1,500m at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics will be the special guest.

Several overall and previous category winners were in attendance on Monday night, and reflected on the importance of the sports star awards and what they mean to those concerned.

Anne McCafferty from Stranorlar won the tennis category at the inaugural awards in 1976.  She recalls how popular tennis was back in the 1970s...