Charnwood Sports Awards finalists announced

Published: Thu 3rd November, 2022

  • Charnwood Sport Awards 2019
    Charnwood Sport Awards 2019

The borough’s sporting finest have been shortlisted for the Charnwood Sport Awards.

The awards, organised by Charnwood Borough Council’s Sport and Recreation team, Active Charnwood and the Active Charnwood Alliance, received 82 entries into this year’s competition.

The Charnwood Sports Awards highlight the work and dedication of individuals, clubs, coaches and volunteers across the borough.

They also highlight schools and workplaces making a difference to health and wellbeing.

The awards ceremony takes place on Monday December 5 at Burleigh Court in Loughborough.

Cllr Leigh Harper Davies, the Council’s lead member for communities, said: “It is fantastic to see so many entries and it was extremely difficult to narrow them down.

“This year’s awards will see us concentrate more on those who make a difference to health and wellbeing which is vitally important.

“I want to thank everyone who entered and a huge congratulations to all of the finalists selected.”

This is the first time that the awards have taken place since 2019 due to the pandemic.

There is a total of nine categories for this year’s sport awards including the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust award which recognises inspirational people or groups who have gone above and beyond and made outstanding achievements, in the face of adversity.

The 2022 finalists are:

Club of the year:

  • Loughborough Female fitness
  • Leicestershire & Rutland Youth Sailing
  • Sileby Town Football Club

Joe Humphries:

  • Annie Jeffs
  • Danny Lee
  • Mollys Gift

Junior Ambassador(s):

  • Jack Goldfinch
  • Harry Yates
  • Kate Robertson

Junior Sports Person:

  • Dahnon Ward
  • Jacob Whittle
  • Harry Donald

School Sports:

  • Ashmount School
  • Louie Charlesworth
  • Rawlins PE department

Outstanding Contribution:

  • Ben Mackness
  • Gorse Covert Walk leaders
  • Steve Wilkinson
  • John Mumford

Senior Ambassador:

  • Ann Bullock
  • Joe Ballantyne
  • Jane Parr
  • Sileby Town Football Club Committee

Senior Sports Person:

  • Sophie Hahn
  • Olivia Breen
  • Thomas Young

Wellbeing at Work:

  • Watermead Day Nursery
  • Loughborough College