Winners on the night included the Minster School Year 7-11 Boccia team who were named as School Sports Team of the Year. Their success along the performance pathway at district, county and regional levels has been fantastic with two players in the team being identified and selected to play in the National Super League.
Peter Mills won Senior Sportsperson of the Year for the second year in a row. Despite his international successes, Peter still finds time to visit Southwell Junior Badminton Club where he first started playing. He encourages and inspires young people to play badminton and enjoys returning on a regular basis.
Picking up the award for Junior disabled Sportsperson of the Year was figure skater Megan McFarlane. Her dedication and commitment were rewarded with selection to join Special Olympics GB’s Figure Skating Squad. She has competed in Reykjavik at the Icelandic Special Olympic Finals and International Inclusive Skating event where she won double gold medals. Megan also competes locally in Lammas Ice Skating Club competitions, winning the Brittains Trophy for her routine to Abba’s, Dancing Queen in the clubs pop dance competition.
And as mentioned in last month’s Bramley, Newark Indoor Bowls and Boccia Club had a particularly good evening, being announced as winners in four categories; Club of the Year, Community Event, Senior Team of the Year and Volunteer of the Year (John Hope).