September 6th, 2016

Shortlist of finalists announced for Sports Awards

THE 14TH annual Stratford District Sport Awards evening organised by the district council takes place on Friday, January 22.

The 2016 event will be hosted by Stratford Manor Q Hotel and the headline sponsors are NFU Mutual, Rybrook Stratford and Everyone Active.

Judges have met and a shortlist of finalists for the eight awards has been chosen as follows:

Everyone Active Junior Team Award: Studley High School – swimming; Stratford Sea Cadets – rowing; Stratford Cycling Club (youth); Stratford School U16 Girls – football; Stratford Cricket Club U15 team.

Stratford Bike Hire Senior Team Award: Stratford Cricket Club; Stratford Town Football Club; Stratford Rugby Club.

Fit for Sport Alternative Sport Award: Danielle Brain – canoe polo; Nicole Brain – canoe polo; Demi Barnett – Tae Kwon-Do; Sky Barnett – Tae Kwon-Do; Evie Lowe – skipping.

Rybrook MINI Stratford Coach/PE Teacher Award: Mathew Pickering – boxing; Paul Hawkins – athletics; Daniel Redshaw – fencing; Nick Bridges – football; Nathan Edwards – cricket.

VASA Volunteer Award: Sandy Green – athletics; Emma Hancocks – multi-sports; Jo Littler – rugby; Mathew Pickering – boxing.

NFU Mutual Community Award: Stratford Athletic Club Juniors; Stratford Rugby Club; Stratford Cycling Club.

The Clubhouse Junior Sports Person Award: Eleanor Beacock – ballroom/Latin dancing; Oliver Cresswell – athletics; Freya Eaton – skiing; Agnes McTighe – athletics; Jack Sumners – athletics.

Stratford Herald Senior Sports Person Award: Ian Beach – wheelchair basketball; Paul McHugh – futsal; Richard Shephard – athletics/triathlon; Moira Parsons – bowls; Wayne Vickers – athletics/triathlon; Kate Wright – athletics; Rory Dwyer – athletics.

If you are interested in attending this special evening of celebration, tickets can be purchased at a price of £30 per adult and £15 per child. The ticket will include a reception and three-course meal.

Visit www.stratford.gov.uk/sportsawards for more information on all of the finalists or for details of how to purchase tickets. Alternatively, contact Danny Tolhurst on 01789 260115 or e-mail sports@stratford-dc.gov.uk.

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