Neil Rock of Rush and Clontarf's Lara Maritz have both been nominated for the Fingal Sports Star of the Year award.

The pair are among 11 nominees for the prestigious accolade which is run in conjunction with the Fingal Independent and the Maldron Hotel.

Ireland U19 international Rock enjoyed a successful season with Irish youth teams including playing at the World Cup in New Zealand.

He also helped Rush clinch their third National Cup triumph with victory over Limerick.

Lara Maritz also enjoyed great success during the season.

She established herself in the senior Women's side and was in the squad that played in the T20 World Cup in the West Indies.

Domestically she was a pivotal member of the Clontarf side that clinched the senior cup.

For further detail of the awards and the voting process you can visit:

https://submit.independent.ie/fingal-independent-sport-star-of-the-year-2018.html