Galway’s Shane Walsh and Cork’s Patrick Horgan have been rewarded for their respective performances in football and hurling in June by winning the PwC GAA/GPA Player of the Month award winners.

Walsh has been in outstanding form so far this championship and was a key member of the Galway team that won the Connacht title. 

He scored five points in their semi-final win against Sligo before going on to notch 0-08 in a man of the match performance against Roscommon in the Connacht final.

Horgan was in exceptional firm all through Cork’s run to retaining their Munster hurling title. 

In June, he contributed a combined total of 1-16 in their drawn game against Limerick and their come from behind win against Waterford with his usual unerring accuracy from placed balls and crucial scores from play.

GPA chairman Seamus Hickey added; "Congratulations to Galway footballer Shane Walsh and Cork hurler Patrick Horgan on their respective June Player of the Month awards.

"Both players have shown outstanding performances on the field in recent times.

"Well done to both very deserving winners."