Sports Council honours big years from Mudgee athletes

Every year the Mudgee Sports Council acknowledges its top achievers from the year gone – Friday night at the Mudgee Golf Club was no different as Geoff Robinson took guests through the ceremony while Des Kennedy helped present the awards.

PRESTIGIOUS: Soolan Clifford (triathlon) and Alison Wilson (hockey) were co-winners of the Masters Sportsperson of the Year award at Friday night's ceremony. Photo: Jake Humphreys.

PRESTIGIOUS: Soolan Clifford (triathlon) and Alison Wilson (hockey) were co-winners of the Masters Sportsperson of the Year award at Friday night's ceremony. Photo: Jake Humphreys.

THE WINNERS: 

Sports contributions – Josh Meers (tennis), Tim Clayton (golf), Justin McCarney (rugby union), Alex Sutherland (refereeing), Barry Neaverson-Smith (coaching), Justin Brydon (refereeing), Nico Ioane (hockey), Sue Forgione (coaching).

Disability awards – Mudgee Gulgong Wolves Football Club, Jonathan Day (senior athlete), Bryce Bollinger (junior athlete), Katrina and Steve Birt (volunteers).

Sporting Event of the Year – City versus Country rugby league match.

Life Membership Award – Geoff Robinson (Mudgee Sports Council).

Under 13s Team of the Year: Cudgegong Valley Public School Tennis.

Under 18s Team of the Year - Mudgee under 15s Netball.

Senior Team of the Year - Mudgee Touch Open Team.

Under 13s Sportsperson of the Year - Alesha Bennetts.

Under 18s Sportsperson of the Year – Luke Beckingham.

Senior Sportsperson of the Year - Jono George.

Master Sportsperson of the Year - Soolan Clifford and Alison Wilson.

Sportsperson of the Year - Jono George.