Highly promising young St Aidans High School, Derrylin footballer, Michal Prusakiewicz, who has been playing a key role for both his schools Under-14 and Under-16 sides in their respective Ulster Schools League campaign has most unfortunately now been ruled out of further involvement this year due to leg injuries sustained in a road accident just outside the entrance to St Aidans School last Thursday afternoon.
The Year 10 pupil received major injuries in a road accident last week but thankfully School staff members did Trojan work in caring for Michal and in directing traffic on what is a very busy main A509 cross-border route-way, while awaiting the arrival of the emergency services, Michal then being brought first to the South West Acute Hospital, Enniskillen, before being transferred to Altnagelvin Hospital, Derry, for further treatment.
He was subsequently released on Saturday and is thankfully progressing well towards recovery and the hugely popular young lad, most assuredly has the very best wishes of the entire school community and the whole wider community for a full and complete recovery.
Michal, a native of Poland, made his own bit of history last year when he became the first ever non-national to captain a winning team in a Fermanagh Final by leading his Derrylin O’Connell’s to an Under-12 League Division 1 title victory over Derrygonnelly Harps in Kinawley. Michal was also a key member of Derrylin O’Connell’s Under-16 team that won the Division 2 League title.
Definitely, a future Fermanagh star in the making, Michal, a member of the current Fermanagh Under-14 Development Academy squad, would have been due to play his school teams on successive days this week. First would have been an Ulster Under-14 League Semi Final against St Columbans Kilkeel, in Armagh and again the following day for the Under-16 side in their bid for provincial quarter Final success against Lumen Christie College, Derry, in Garvaghey, his unexpected absence certainly representing a major handicap for both sides prospects in Ulster Schools action.
All of Fermanagh GAA would like to wish Michal a very speedy recovery and hope to see him back at school and back on the football field soon again.
We wish you all the best Michal.