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Newry, Mourne and Down District Council in association with the Sports Association Newry, Down and South Armagh (SANDSA) have launched the 2020 NMD Sports Awards and they are now open for nominations from the public.

The Awards aim to celebrate the remarkable achievements of our local sporting community. With so many exceptional achievements racked up by sporting stars across the district, competition will be notable for the 11 awards on offer as we recognise the amazing accomplishments of our local stars throughout 2019.

The awards will also pay tribute to the efforts of our coaches, volunteers, mentors, teachers and parents who help make Newry, Mourne and Down District Council a healthy and active district. 

Calling for nominations for the NMD Sports Awards 2020 are Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Charlie Casey with Elena Martin, Chairperson of the Slieve Gullion SANDSA Forum.
Calling for nominations for the NMD Sports Awards 2020 are Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Charlie Casey with Elena Martin, Chairperson of the Slieve Gullion SANDSA Forum.

 

Award Categories

Junior Club Team of the Year

Senior Club Team of the Year

Sportsperson/Team of the Year with a Disability

Life-Time Services to Sport

Young Sport Volunteer of the Year

Senior Sport Volunteer of the Year

Disability Coach of the Year

Technical Official of the Year

Coach of the Year

Junior Sportsperson of the Year

Senior Sportsperson of the Year

Speaking at the launch, Chairperson of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, Councillor Charlie Casey said, “The Council will continue to support the sporting communities of the district to empower and enable sports clubs to develop and deliver sporting experiences so that our citizens can enjoy an active lifestyle, from grass roots to high performance. Consequently, it’s vital that the Council acknowledge the high level of sporting performance and achievements of our local stars.”

The prestigious awards are open to nominations from all sports clubs, local organisations, or simply a sports fan, within our district.  You can get nomination forms from:

  • Reception: Newry Leisure Centre, Cecil Street, Newry, BT35 6AU
  • Reception: Down Leisure Centre, 114 Market Street, Downpatrick, BT30 6LZ
  • WWW.NEWRYMOURNEDOWN.ORG

The closing date for entries is: 4pm, Thursday 30 January 2020. Nominations can be returned to either Newry or Down Leisure Centre or emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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