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Belfast Sports Awards

Belfast Sports Awards celebrate the remarkable achievements of our local sports people. The awards also pay tribute to the efforts of our coaches, volunteers, mentors, teachers and parents who help make Belfast a healthy and active city.

Belfast Sports Awards 2020 - Sporting Hall of Fame Competition

We would like your help in selecting the Belfast Sporting Hall of Fame recipient for our Belfast Sports Awards 2020. 

In less than 500 words explain why your nominee deserves to be inducted into our Sporting Hall of Fame alongside previous recipients such as George Best, Dame Mary Peters and Paralympian Michael McKillop. Entries should be emailed to leisure@belfastcity.gov.uk

All suggestions will be entered into a draw to win two tickets to the coveted awards ceremony in City Hall on 20 March.

Belfast Sports Awards 2019 - winners

The Sports Awards ceremony took place on Friday 22 March 2019 at Belfast City Hall.

Congratulations to our Belfast Sports Awards 2019 winners.

Category Sponsored by  Winner Club
Pathways to Club Active Belfast  Danielle McDowell  Crusaders Strikers Academy
Coach of the Year (Senior) GLL  Simon Flannery Flight Gymnastics Academy
Coach of the Year (Female) GLL   Danielle Hegarty St. Louise's College
Coach of the Year (Disability) GLL  Simon McFarland Windsor Lawn Tennis Club
Coach of the Year (Junior)  GLL  Laura Vernon   St. Malachy's Old Boys FC 
Special Recognition Award    Dean McComb  Active Communities Network 
Healthy Lifestyle Active Belfast  WISPA NI  
Volunteer of the Year (two award winners) Belfast City Council Brian Kirker
22nd Old Boys FC 
    Tim Craig  New Forge Taggers 
Sport Personality (Junior Male)
Commonwealth Games  Jon McConnell Holy Trinity Boxing Club
Sport Personality (Junior Female)
Commonwealth Games  Amelia Kane Ards Swimming Club
Sport Personality (Senior Male)
Commonwealth Games  Brendan Irvine St. Paul's Boxing Club
Sport Personality (Senior Female
Commonwealth Games  Kirsty Hegarty Ulster Clay Pigeon Shooting Association
Sport Personality (Disability Male) Commonwealth Games  James McSorley Belfast Nights / Sheffield Steelers
Sport Personality (Disability Female)
Commonwealth Games  Christine Erdis All Stars Special Olympics
Team of the Year (Junior) Decathlon  Ulster Canoe Polo U18s

Team of the Year (Senior) Decathlon  Pegasus Hockey Club
Hall of Fame Belfast City Council
Hugh Russell
Boxing

  Sandra Bailie Bowls
    Sammy McIlroy Football

 

Photo gallery

View the award winners from the night on our gallery.

Belfast Sports Awards 2019

More info

For more information contact:

Sports Development Officer
Sports Development
Cecil Ward Building
8-10 Linenhall Street 
Belfast 
BT2 8BP

Telephone: 028 9027 0515
Email: leisure@belfastcity.gov.uk


Contact us
Sports development
028 9027 0515
Sports Development
Cecil Ward Building
8-10 Linenhall Street
Belfast
BT2 8BP