Forest Heath Sports Awards Rewards Local Talent

The Forest Heath Sports Awards took place at Newmarket Leisure Centre last week celebrating sporting heroes, volunteers, clubs, coaches, teams and individuals from within the Forest Heath area.

There were eleven categories including Sports Personality and Young Sports Personality of the Year, Lifetime Achievement and Coach of the Year awards.

The awards evening, hosted by Abbeycroft Leisure, celebrated the sporting talent, commitment and passion of individuals, clubs, schools and volunteers in the Forest Heath area.

Warren Smyth, Chief Executive, Abbeycroft Leisure said  “It was a pleasure to host such a great evening and meet some truly inspirational athletes, coaches and volunteers. Award celebrations such as these provide a much deserved  platform to celebrate and congratulate the dedication, hard work and sacrifices that our sports men and women have to make, and they underpin our ambition to become England’s Most Active County”

The full results were as follows:-
Rocket Club of the Year Award was won by Breckland Netball Club
Newmarket Journal Most Active Workplace Award was won by Godolphin
Verse School of the Year Award was won by Exning Primary School
Unison Unsung Hero Award was won by Kevin Hancock
Newmarket Racecourses Community Volunteer of the Year award was won by Ron Wallwork
Samurai Sports Triumph Over Adversity Award was won by Rhys Turnbull-Bester
Newprint Lifetime Achievement Award was won by Mick Graham
Matrix Individual Performance/Achievement of the Year Award was won by Callum Wilkinson
Newmarket Motor Company Coach of the Year Award was won by Annette Skeet
Suffolk Sport Young Sports Personality of the Year Award was won by Rhys Turnbull-Bester
Greene King Sports Personality of the Year Award was won by Paul Holley

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