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Jordan Binns takes out Sports Star of the Year at Broome Sports Awards

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Jordan Binns and Kira Fong.
Camera IconJordan Binns and Kira Fong. Credit: Cain Andrews/Broome Advertiser

Hundreds gathered at the Broome Civic Centre for the Broome Sports Association’s gala event to celebrate the best sporting talent and achievements from across the year.

Jordan Binns won the ultimate 2023 Broome Sports Awards honour of Sports Star of the Year for his outstanding efforts on and off the cricket pitch.

Jordan Binns won the Sports Star of the Year award.
Camera IconJordan Binns won the Sports Star of the Year award. Credit: Cain Andrews/Broome Advertiser

“I’d like to thank the Broome Cricket Association for the nomination as it’s a real honour to be nominated for an award among so many extremely talented athletes,” he said.

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“I’d also like to thank the Roebuck Bay Cricket Club. I joined you guys when I was about 15 and I really can’t thank you enough for all of the opportunities you have provided me over the years.”

Broome Boxing Club won two awards with Ash Schaffer winning the Rising Sport Star of the Year award while the club as a whole was announced Team of the Year.

Ash Schaffer from Broome Boxing Club is State champion in his division.
Camera IconAsh Schaffer from Broome Boxing Club is State champion in his division. Credit: Cain Andrews/RegionalHUB

Dominic Rann was named Official of the Year award for his efforts umpiring netball while the Broome Netball Association won the Club of the Year award.

Dominic Rann and Kira Fong.
Camera IconDominic Rann and Kira Fong. Credit: Cain Andrews/Broome Advertiser

Tim Brooker (football) was Volunteer of the Year while Mark Hubbard (swimming) won the Service to Sport award.

Mark Hubbard and Kira Fong.
Camera IconMark Hubbard and Kira Fong. Credit: Cain Andrews/Broome Advertiser

The Coach of the Year award went to Pearl Coast Gymnastics head coach Amber Rann while the Brett Claudius Special Recognition prize went to Bree Watt for her longstanding commitment to the Broome Netball Association.

Amber Rann and Kira Fong.
Camera IconAmber Rann and Kira Fong. Credit: Cain Andrews/Broome Advertiser

The Remote Community award went to Winston Pindan (football).

In the Talent Development Program awards, Tallara Cook (swimming) and Travis Campbell (swimming) won the Role Model award.

Kobi Palumbo (athletics) and Darci Chapman (soccer) were the Most Improved while Blake Hill (cricket) and Sarali Gray (soccer) won the Community Service award.

The Commitment award went to Jasper Chapman (football) and Calli Cook (swimming) while the Outstanding Achievement award went to Annabella Thompson (athletics) and Sean Campbell (swimming).

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