Shortlist for sports awards announced
The shortlist for the annual Berwick Sports Awards has been announced.
Winners will receive their awards at a presentation evening to be held in Berwick Rugby Club on Friday, February 26.
Those shortlisted are:
Senior male sports personality, sponsored by Active Northumberland
Brian Thompson (cricket): Plays for Warenford. More than 1,114 runs, including six centuries. Northumberland division two batsman of the year.
Jake Birkett (cricket): Plays for Tillside and Northumbria University. 707 runs and 41 league wickets. Northumberland’s under-21 player of the season.
Cameron Tindle (athletics): Full Scottish international at IAAF World Youth Championships in Columbia and Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa.
Senior female sports personality, sponsored By Active Northumberland
Sue Weatherburn (athletics): England master international. Competed in international cross-country event in Dublin.
Hilary Cairns and Alison Inglis (rowing): World masters gold medallists in Belgium.
Amanda Hindmarsh (cricket): Plays for Tillside. Founder member, team captain and instrumental in establishing Tillside women’s cricket team.
Senior team of the year, sponsored by Perryman’s Buses
Berwick Rugby Club: BT east region champions.
Berwick Ladies’ Hockey Club: Northumberland division A champions.
Tweedmouth Amateurs: Border Amateurs division C champions.
Tillside Cricket Club second XI: Northumberland division three champions.
Junior team of the year, sponsored by Galedin Veterinary
Berwick Tennis Club under-14 team: Border league champions.
Longridge Towers KS3 boys’ badminton team: Regional champions and competed in national championships.
Lowick FC girls’ under-14s: Northumberland league cup winners and summer tournament winners.
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Junior female sports personality, sponsored by Berwick Rotary Club
Abi Rae (jiu-jitsu): British national and junior European gold medals.
Brogan Ashley (cricket): Northumberland under-15 and full Northumberland ladies’ honours and played for Tillside men’s 1st and 2nd XIs.
Josie Newton (gymnastics): National development tumbling squad silver medallist.
Georgia Davidson (athletics and netball): Northumberland Netball Academy and seventh in Border cross-country.
Junior male sports personality, sponsored by Kieran Cromarty Electricals.
Leon Flint (speedway and mini-bike): British mini-bike champion and 1,500cc British Speedway junior champion.
Andrew Hogg (badminton and tennis): Northumberland badminton champion and member of Borders League champion tennis team.
Oscar Onley (athletics and cycling): County cross -country and 1,500m athletics champion, Scottish U14 duathlon champ.
Matheos Ferreira (jiu-jitsu): British national and junior European gold medals.
Jeavon Leighton (jiu-jitsu): British national and junior European gold medals.
Volunteer of the year
Owen Weatherhead ( Berwick Rugby Club).
Stewart Wright and Stuart Darling (Berwick RFC juniors).
Steven and Rosie Ingram (Berwick Juniors FC).
Coach of the year
Andy Thorpe (Lowick FC girls).
Thiago Ferreira (jiu-jitsu).
David Brown (Tweedmouth Amateurs FC).