THE Stratford district’s sporting finest came together last night (Friday) in the Celebration of Sport 2014.
The Stratford Manor Q Hotel hosted Stratford District Council’s annual sports awards in a glitzy evening attended by well over 250 people, which included Paralympic gold medallist James Roe MBE, and Olympians David Moorcroft OBE, Glen Smith, Paul Brain and Chris Arrowsmith.
With fierce competition in the nine categories the judges revealed their winners on the night.
Junior Sports Person of the Year: Rory Dwyer (Stratford Athletic Club).
Everyone Active Junior Team of the Year: Henley School Girls U16s netball team.
Alternative Sport of the Year Award: Josh Walker (competitive lifesaving).
NFU Mutual Community Sport Award: Rachael Dale (Jump Rope UK).
Senior Team of the Year: Stratford Town Football Club.
Rybrook Stratford Coach of the Year: Paul Brain (GB Canoe Polo).
Volunteer of the Year: Malcolm Ankrett (Stratford Sharks Swimming Club).
Senior Sports Person of the Year: Josh Newman (Stratford Athletic Club and Stratford Sharks Swimming Club).
Stratford Manor Q Hotel Service to Sport Award: David Young (Stratford Rugby Club).
See Thursday’s Stratford Herald for more.
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