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Local sporting legends honoured at Broome Sports Awards 2022

Cain AndrewsBroome Advertiser
Jordan Binns (17) and Stevi Evans (17) after their award wins.
Camera IconJordan Binns (17) and Stevi Evans (17) after their award wins. Credit: Supplied

Hundreds of sports fanatics, players and volunteers filled the Broome Civic Centre on Saturday night for the Broome Sports Awards 2022 to acknowledge this year’s sporting legends.

Addressing the room, Broome Sports Association president Mark Hubbard said it had been an outstanding year of achievements for the Broome sporting community.

“This evening, we are going to recognise Broome’s sporting legends and what a year it has been,” he said.

Broome Netball Association’s North West Championships division one team.
Camera IconBroome Netball Association’s North West Championships division one team. Credit: Supplied

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“Sport in Broome continues to grow every year and this year has seen more individual teams in separate sports come together and form clubs across multiple sports than ever before.

“Of course, this isn’t possible without all the support from volunteers and officials. To all the volunteers and officials out there, I would like to thank you for everything you do to make sports happen in Broome.”

First up, awards for teens in the Broome Sports Association Talent Development Program Awards were announced.

Annabella Thompson will travel to Sydney in April to compete at the Australian Track and Field Championships.
Camera IconAnnabella Thompson will travel to Sydney in April to compete at the Australian Track and Field Championships. Credit: Sam Jones / Broome Advertiser/RegionalHUB

Calli Cook and Spencer Hall won the Most Improved Award, Annabella Thompson and Jay Hill won the Community Service Award and Darci Chapman and Travis Campbell won the Commitment Award.

Stevi Evans and Jordan Binns were given the Role Model Awards while teen Jay Hill took out the Rising Sports Star Award.

Broome boxing’s Conor Gerrard was given the Coach of the Year Award with David Burke named Official of the Year.

Backing up his coach’s win, Broome Boxing Club’s Luke Kent was named Shire of Broome Sports Star of the Year.

Shire of Broome Sports Star of the Year Luke Kent.
Camera IconShire of Broome Sports Star of the Year Luke Kent. Credit: Sam Jones/Broome Advertiser

Broome Towns Year 10 football team was honoured with the Team of the Year Award and The Broome Pearlers won Club of the Year.

The Broome Pearlers.
Camera IconThe Broome Pearlers. Credit: Supplied/RegionalHUB

Scott Hill was chosen for the Volunteer of the Year Award and Mark Pager was rewarded with the Service to Sport Award.

Kai Pindan won the Remote Community Award and the Outstanding Achievement Award went to Broome Netball Association’s North West Championships division one team.

The Brett Claudius Special Recognition Award went to Anne Adcock and Linley Cilia.

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