The January Player of the Month award for the Bus Eireann Women's National League was presented today to Emma Mullin from Castlebar Celtic.
8 February 2012; Emma Mullin, Castlebar Celtic, is presented with the Bus Eireann Women's National League Player of the Month for January by Andrew McLindon, PR Manager Bus Eireann, and Republic of Ireland women's manager Sue Ronan. Busaras, Store Street, Dublin. Picture credit: Barry Cregg / SPORTSFILE.
Emma has been one of the stand-out players in the league contributing no fewer than 10 of her teams 23 goals up to the end of January. Emma also chipped in with another goal for Celtic last weekend.
Emma's electric form in the Bus Éireann Women's National League has been rewarded with a call up to Sue Ronan's Republic of Ireland squad for the forthcoming Algarve Cup. Speaking at the presentation in Bus Áras today League Director Fran Gavin said ‘The Bus Éireann Women's National League has provided us with some top quality football, an abundance of goals and no shortage of drama. Emma's performances for Castlebar have been typical of the excellent standards that we have come to expect from the teams involved. I look forward to more of the same from all of the teams as we approach the exciting climax of the league.'
Andrew McLindon of Bus Éireann said ‘Congratulations to Emma on winning the Player of the Month award. Her goal-scoring record in the League has been incredible and demonstrates how the Bus Éireann Women's National League is helping to develop the next generation of internationals.'
The next round of matches in the Bus Éireann Women's National League takes place this Sunday as Wexford travel to play league leaders, Raheny, Cork Women's FC entertain Shamrock Rovers and title-chasing Peamount host Castlebar Celtic.