Comet Sports Awards celebrated

Comet Sports Awards 2014

Comet Sports Awards 2014 - Credit: Archant

All that is good about sport was celebrated at the Comet Sports Awards 2014.

Nominees, sponsors and special guests gathered at The Icknield Centre, in Letchworth this evening (Thursday) for the annual awards celebration.

The evening was hosted by Sky Sports F1 commentator David Croft and saw accolades in 12 categories up for grabs.

Each winner was interviewed on stage and those lucky enough to be at the ceremony heard more about those individuals and teams.

Winners came from a variety of sports including athletics, swimming, cricket, football and even boomerang throwing.

The Comet Sports Awards 2014 winners were:

Coach of the Year (sponsored by W.J.Rowe Ltd) – Mick Shortland

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Youth Achievement Boys (sponsored by Knebworth Golf Club) – Martyn Walton

Youth Achievement Girls (sponsored by Morrison Utility Services) – Sofia Carpenter

Youth Team of the Year (sponsored by MBDA Missiles Systems) – Stevenage Borough Junior Girls U12 Football Team

Team of the Year (sponsored by Stevenage FC) – Stevenage Sporting Futures Team

Veteran Achievement (sponsored by The Comet) – John Mayor

Sports Personality of the Year (sponsored by Bracey’s Accountants) – David Pittard

Paul Pearce Disability Award (sponsored by eatlunch) – Jack Gladman

Club of the Year (sponsored by Stevenage Borough Council) – Stevenage & North Herts Athletics Club

School of the Year (sponsored by Setter Play) – Breachwood Green JMI School

Sporting Photography (sponsored by Archant) – Adam McLaughlin

Service to Sport (sponsored by Herts Sports Partnership) – Richard Burling

For further coverage of the awards see Thursday’s Comet and www.cometsportsawards.co.uk