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Sports awards launched

Launching the Newtownabbey Sports Awards in the new Newtownabbey Way, Mayor Victor Robinson, Councillor Pat McCudden, Willie John McBride, Deputy Mayor Fraser Agnew and Councillor Billy Webb. INNT 45-025-FP

Launching the Newtownabbey Sports Awards in the new Newtownabbey Way, Mayor Victor Robinson, Councillor Pat McCudden, Willie John McBride, Deputy Mayor Fraser Agnew and Councillor Billy Webb. INNT 45-025-FP

The 2012 Newtownabbey Sports Awards and Sporting Hall of Fame were launched this week. Now in their 12th year, the awards promise to be the biggest and best yet.

The categories at the annual event include: Services to Sport; Club of the Year; Sports Coach of the Year; Adult Sportsperson of the Year; Junior Sportsperson of the Year; Junior Team of the Year and Sportsperson of the Year with a disability.

Dean Holmes, Sport and Play Development Officer, said: “The Sports Awards are a fantastic opportunity for all sporting talent in Newtownabbey to be showcased and ... have their hard work and efforts rewarded.”

The closing date for applications is Thursday, January 31 2013 so if you think that you, your club or anyone you know has achieved excellence in sport in 2012, complete the application form as soon as possible!

Application forms can be obtained from all leisure facilities in the Borough, council offices or by post on request by contacting 028 9034 0138/0061 or dholmes@newtownabbey.gov.uk / jcoulter@newtownabbey.gov.uk. Forms can also be downloaded at www.newtownabbey.gov.uk.

 
 
 

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