Awards Ceremony 2019

Wednesday 20th March 2019 at the Corn Exchange, Cupar

The East Fife Sports Council exists to promote and develop amateur sport at all levels within the East Fife area. Each year we celebrate the achievements of sports people of all ages from our area who have excelled in a wide range of sports at local, national and international level, together with their clubs, coaches and volunteers.

The 2019 Awards Ceremony recognises the achievements of sports people in our community during the year to 31st December 2018. Clubs or individuals are invited to make nominations for these awards.  These should be submitted on the form below to reach the secretary no later than 10th January 2019.

Nominations closed – these will open for next year’s Awards in November 2019.

 

2019 Winners 

Junior Award – Ewan Wilson

Youth Award – Lyle Robertson

Senior Award – Lesley Doig

Masters Award – Tony Martin

Achiever of the Year Award – Keir Davidson

Award for Athlete with a Disability – Sam Fernando

Coach of the Year Award – Duncan Donald

Services to Schools Award – Gilbert Valentine

Youth Volunteer Award – Laura Nicol

Team of the Year Award – Falkland Cricket Club 1st XI

Services to Sport Award – Robbie Nellies

 

Award Categories

With thanks to our Principal Sponsor EQ Accountants

  1. Junior Award (under 16 as at 31.12.2018) – recognising the sporting achievement of an individual in this age group.
    Kindly sponsored by Thorntons
  2. Youth Award (age 16–­20 inclusive as at 31.12.2018) – recognising the sporting achievement of an individual in this age group.
    Kindly sponsored by St Andrews Rotary Club
  3. Senior Award (age 21 and over as at 31.12.2018) – recognising the sporting achievement of an individual in this age group.
    Kindly sponsored by Galbraith
  4. Masters Award (aged 50 and over as at 31.12.2018) – recognising the sporting achievement of an individual in this age group.
    Kindly sponsored by The Royal Burgh of St Andrews Community Council
  5. Achiever of the Year Award – recognising a person who has, in the opinion of their coach/club, progressed exceptionally within their sport.
    Kindly sponsored by the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
  6. The Award for an Athlete with a Disability – recognising the sporting achievement of a disabled athlete.
    Kindly sponsored by Kettle Produce
  7. Coach of the Year Award – marking the coaching achievement of an individual who is affiliated to a club within the East Fife Sports Council area. Although the coach may not have produced a major champion, dedication and commitment will also be recognised.
    Kindly sponsored by Fishers
  8. Services to Schools Award – marking the dedication, commitment and voluntary service to sport in schools of an individual.
    Kindly sponsored by Active Schools
  9. Youth Volunteer Award – acknowledging outstanding volunteer support to extra-curricular activities while still in full-time education.
    Kindly sponsored by SRUC Elmwood College
  10. The Team Award – awarded for the best team achievement. There is no age barrier and the team need not necessarily have achieved a major success, as enthusiasm and consistency will also be considered.
    Kindly sponsored by Fyfe McDonald Solicitors
  11. East Fife Services to Sport Award – awarded to an individual, (Administrator, Coach or Official) for their voluntary contribution to local sport over a lengthy period of time. The individual must be associated with a sport, activity or voluntary organisation recognised by Sport Scotland.
    Kindly sponsored by SALSC

All nominees for categories 1–7 must be a member of a club within the East Fife Sports Council area or reside within the area. Teams nominated for category 10 must represent a club affiliated to East Fife Sports Council.

Award winners will be chosen by the Awards Committee of the East Fife Sports Council whose decision shall be final. Further details are available from the Sports Council Secretary secretary@eastfifesportscouncil.org.uk.


Programme of Events

Kindly sponsored by Kingdom FM

MC – Richard Brickley MBE

7pm Buffet Reception
Catered by The Sunshine Kitchen, kindly sponsored by Howe of Fife Rotary Club

7.45pm Welcome by EFSC Chair Rona McCraw

7.50pm Club Spotlight by Active Schools
Kindly sponsored by Cupar Rotary Club

8pm Presentation of Awards

8.45pm Keynote Speaker
Kindly sponsored by T&N Gilmartin

9.15pm Vote of Thanks by Cllr. Margaret Kennedy

9.30pm Close

 

Previous Award Winners

Junior (under 16) Award 

Youth (16 – 20) Award

Senior (21 – 49) Award

Masters (50+) Award  

Achiever of the Year Award

Award for Athlete with a Disability

Coach of the Year Award

Services to Schools Award 

Youth Volunteer Award 

Team of the Year Award

East Fife Services to Sport Award

 

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