Posted: Sun 26th Jun 2016

Sports Awards Announced For November

This article is old - Published: Sunday, Jun 26th, 2016

Wrexham Council has announced that the 2016 Sports Awards will take place at Brymbo Sports and Social complex on 3 November. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Sports clubs, schools and volunteers are invited to nominate those individuals or teams they feel deserve an award. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Awards will be made in the following categories: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

  • Junior and Senior Sports Personality of the Year
  • Disability Sports Personality of the Year
  • Service to Sport
  • Junior and Senior Volunteer of the Year
  • School Achievement (Primary or Secondary)
  • Coach of the Year
  • Club of the Year
  • Team of the Year

Cllr Hugh Jones, Lead Member for Communities and Partnerships, said: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“I am very pleased that we are once again to host these prestigious awards. They raise the profile of local sporting clubs and athletics in the area and rewards them for their enormous contributions to sport in Wrexham and the surrounding areas.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Cllr Ron Prince, Lead Member for Youth Services and Anti Poverty, said: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“Many of our young people are excelling at sports due to the work of the many volunteers who give their time selflessly to a particular sport. The Awards are an excellent way to say thank you to everyone involved.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Groups, organisations and businesses in Wrexham are also invited to support the event by sponsoring an award. If you are able to offer this level of support to do this please contact sportsawards@wrexham.gov.uk ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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