ORGANISERS of Inverclyde Sports Personality Awards have finally been able to present the 2019 winners with their trophies
The easing of covid pandemic restrictions meant they could be handed over at a drinks reception in Greenock Town Hall.
Trophies were awarded in nine categories:
— Disabled Sports, Personality of the Year, sponsored by New Horizons Marketing, to Aimee Hagan (Swimming)
— Coach of the Year, sponsored by sportscotland, to Shirley Reford (Swimming)
— School Team of the Year, sponsored by Inverclyde Council, to Notre Dame High School under-17 Netball Team
— Team of the Year, sponsored by West College Scotland, to Morton Women’s Senior Football Team
— Junior Sports Personality of the Year, sponsored by Inverclyde Leisure, to Sean Fischer-Keogh (Cricket)
— Young Volunteer of the Year, sponsored by 8 Digital, to Rhianna McGhee (Basketball)
— Adult Volunteer of the Year, sponsored by Specsavers, to Martin McClintock (American Football)
— Club of the Year, sponsored by Ogilvie Homes, to Inverclyde Goliaths (American Football)
— Senior Sports Personality of the Year, sponsored by West College Scotland, to Amy Muir (Football)
On behalf of the organisers, Chris Jewell said: “We were so glad at last to be able to meet in person and award these trophies to the well-deserved winners.
“Thanks are due to everyone who took part, to our sponsors and to all who entered and to all who voted.
“The number of votes cast, at more than 100,000, smashed all previous records by a mile!
“We are very hopeful of being back in the New Year to make more awards for 2020 and 2021 combined.”
Coach of the Year winner Shirley Reford was unwell and not able to attend to receive her trophy.