NMD Sports Awards 2022
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council in association with the Sports Association Newry, Down and South Armagh (SANDSA) welcomed over 250 guests to the Canal Court Hotel, Newry on Wednesday 29 March for the NMD Sports Awards 2022.
The event celebrates the remarkable achievements of teams and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to sport across the district, as well as paying tribute to the efforts of coaches, volunteers, mentors, teachers and parents who support our athletes and clubs and help to make Newry, Mourne and Down a healthy and active district.
This year’s recipients were nominated for their contribution in the following Junior and Senior categories: Club Team of the Year, Sports Volunteer of the Year, Club Coach of the Year and Sportsperson of the Year. With so many exceptional successes racked up by sporting stars across the district, competition was notable for the award categories.
The Council is proud to support the sports community in our district and the NMD Sports Awards is an opportunity to celebrate the high level of sporting performances and the achievements of our remarkable local stars. We continue to foster a culture of physical fitness and wellness and create opportunities for residents of all ages and abilities to engage in an active lifestyle, whether by increasing their daily physical activity or competing in high performance sport.
The winners of this year’s NMD Sports Awards 2022 in association with SANDSA are:
Junior Club Team of the Year - Dundrum Coastal Rowing Club – U18 Team
Senior Club Team of the Year - Clonduff Camogie Club
Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability - Tom Williamson, Down Triathlon Club
Life-Time Services to Sport - Jimmy Davis, Carnbane League
Young Sports Volunteer of the Year - Liam Toner, Downpatrick Football Club
Senior Sports Volunteer of the Year - Orla Morgan, Clonduff Camogie Club
Young Club Coach of the Year - Rebecca Burke, Strangford Coastal Rowing Club
Senior Club Coach of the Year - Guinevera McGilligan, Clonduff Camogie Club
Junior Sportsperson of the Year - Anna Gardiner, East Down Athletics Club
Senior Sportsperson of the Year - Amy Broadhurst, St Bronagh’s Boxing Club