Sports stars from across Sefton were invited to the 2016 Sefton Sports Awards ceremony on July 13 at the Southport Theatre and Convention Centre.

Attended by some of the top names in sports the winners announced during the night were:

  • Primary School Winner: St Edmund’s and St Thomas’ Catholic Primary School
  • Secondary School Winner: Formby High School
  • School team of the Year: Greenbank High School – Junior Swim Team
  • Team of the Year: Southport RFC 1st XV
  • Young Volunteer of the Year: Twins, Emma & Rebecca Clark – Formby Swimming Club
  • Volunteer of the Year: Joseph Doran – Bootle FC
  • Lifetime Achievement: Bill Redman – Waterloo Judo Club
  • Junior Female Sports Personality of the Year: Caitlin Proctor
  • Junior Male Sports Personality of the Year: Bobby Mitton, Hesketh Golf Club
  • Disabled Sports Personality of the Year: Rachel Choong
  • Female Sports Personality of the Year: Rachel Choong
  • Male Sports Personality of the Year: Michael Hoare – Formby hockey club
  • Richard McGrath Positive Futures Award: Daniel Davies
  • Coach of the Year: Dave Graham – Formby & Crosby Table Tennis Club
  • Club of the Year: Southport RFC 1st XV
  • Supporter of the Year: People First Sefton

Well done to all the nominees, guests, partner organisations and sponsors for making it such a successful event.

From world renowned artwork to famous sporting events, fireworks championships to high adrenaline air shows, Sefton is a borough that loves to host. Sefton Council is aiming to build on this as part of its 2030 Vision, ensuring activities and events continue to thrill and excite visitors and residents. For more information on Sefton’s 2030 Vision and have your say.


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