We're back! Awards Evening October 2021


It's great to be back and being able to make awards that celebrate the Unsung Heroes and the outstanding achievements of some of our most successful individuals and teams in our region. This year's winners were presented with their trophies at a fantastic night at the Eagles Vertu Arena by Sport Newcastle Patron, Jonathan Edwards CBE.


Pictured above are:


Back row, Unsung Heroes Awards Winners: (l to r) Gary Forster (Newcastle Eagles Wings Team); Neil Jamieson (Gosforth Rugby Club); Beau Pape (Kenton Amateur Boxing Club); Paul Netherton & Ian Chapman (City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy); Karen Davison (Northumberland Badminton Association); Myra Jamieson (Gosforth Rugby Club)


Front row, Major Award Winners: (l to r) Jonathan Edwards; Daniel Dixon, triathlete who won the Young Sporting Achievement of the Year; Ros Miller, disability athletics coach who won the Wilkinson Sword, Lifetime Achievement Award; Maddison Defoe, holding her dad's, Darius' trophy, the Sporting Achievement of the Year Award; next to brother, Reggie, holding the Coach of the Year Award won by next in line, Chris Bunten, Newcastle Eagles Women's coach; Vin Pearson, chairman, Hebburn Town F.C. awarded the Frank Brennan Trophy for Team of the Year (winners of the F.A. Vase) and Ian McElroy, CEO of event sponsors, Tier One Capital.


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