Sporting heroes for 2013

Packing a personality punch

Swindon Advertiser: Keith Mayo, front, and all the other Swindon Advertiser award winners

5:30am Monday 3rd March 2014

KEITH Mayo was visibly shocked to have been voted in as Swindon Advertiser Sports Personality of the Year 2013.

Proud as punch

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon boxer Kelvin Young with his award

5:30am Monday 3rd March 2014

KELVIN Young enjoyed a bit of “payback” over David Howell after being voted the Advertiser Sportsman of the Year 2013.

‘Lovely honour’ for Howell

Swindon Advertiser: Golfer David Howell,

5:30am Monday 3rd March 2014

DAVID Howell thanked Swindon Advertiser readers for the “lovely honour” of naming his victory at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship as 2013’s Performance of the Year.

Ovation is a fitting tribute to Turner

Swindon Advertiser: Shrivenham manager Dave Turner

5:30am Monday 3rd March 2014

AN emotional standing ovation at the Swindon Advertiser Sports Awards provided a fitting tribute to local football manager Dave Turner, who died in February.

The young gun

Swindon Advertiser: Walcot boxer Jordan O’Donoghue with her award

5:30am Monday 3rd March 2014

YOUNG Sportswoman of the Year Jordan O’Donoghue reckons many of Walcot ABC’s male boxers are scared of getting in the same ring as her, for fear of being hit too hard.

Swindon cricket starlet Jake hits the rest for six

Swindon Advertiser: Jake Goodwin with his award

5:30am Monday 3rd March 2014

JAKE Goodwin was surprised to have taken the Adver’s Young Sportsman of the Year gong ahead of Swindon Town starlet Louis Thompson, but he wasn’t about to complain.

Reeves dedicates award to others

Swindon Advertiser: Unsung Hero winner Roger Reeves

5:30am Monday 3rd March 2014

ROGER Reeves was quick to praise all the other dedicated volunteers in Swindon and the surrounding area after picking up the Adver’s Unsung Hero award.

Hard work pays off

Swindon Advertiser: Louise Clayton, Lauren Matthews and Matt Sambrook pick up Swindon Dolphin’s Team of the Year award

5:30am Monday 3rd March 2014

SWINDON Dolphin head coach Louise Clayton was gushing with pride after her club were voted Swindon Advertiser Team of the Year.

Double joy for Wrag Barn

Swindon Advertiser: Richard Ward (centre) with his successful Wrag Barn junior team

5:30am Monday 3rd March 2014

WRAG Barn Golf Club celebrated a double success after their junior section won the Young Team of the Year award and their coach Richard Ward landed the Coach of the Year title.

You’ve Erned it

Swindon Advertiser: Former Link Centre coach Ernie Howell with his award

5:30am Monday 3rd March 2014

THE Swindon Advertiser recognised Ernie Howell’s dedication to table tennis in the town on Thursday night by presenting the former player and coach with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.

Swindon Advertiser Sports Awards will be a night to remember

Swindon Advertiser: The reigning Swindon Advertiser Sports Personality of the Year, Alun Rossiter

5:30am Tuesday 25th February 2014

THE stars of Swindon sport are set to gather at the Four Pillars Hotel on Thursday night for the Advertiser’s Sports Awards 2013.

Clock ticking on awards vote

Swindon Advertiser: TALKING A GOOD GAME Josh McCarthy  receives his award and chats to host Clive Fisher

5:30am Saturday 1st February 2014

SWINDON Advertiser readers have less than 24 hours to vote in our prestigious sports awards.

Choose your favourite to win a Sports of the Year Award 2013

Swindon Advertiser: A year to remember

1:02pm Tuesday 21st January 2014

Swindon sports stars to be honoured after another sensational 12 months IT'S been another fantastic year of sport in the local area and next month the Swindon Advertiser will be celebrating the achievements of our top stars at our annual sports awards.

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