Nominations for Canon Hayes Awards

The Canon Hayes National Sports Awards Committee (Tipperary) has announced that they are now accepting nominations for the 2014 Awards.

The Canon Hayes National Sports Awards Committee (Tipperary) has announced that they are now

accepting nominations for the 2014 Awards.

The awards are divided into the categories of Local Award (West Tipperary), County Award (Tipperary County), National Award and Outstanding Achievement Award (National/International).

Members of the public along with representatives of clubs and sporting organisations are invited to submit nominations for the Awards. All persons nominated should be over the age of 16 years and the nomination should relate to achievements in the past 12 months.

A brief resume of the nominees sporting achievements should be submitted along with the nomination to: Sports Awards Committee, Canon Hayes Recreation Centre, Avondale Crescent, Tipperary Town, to arrive on or before Thursday October 30th.

All nominations will be considered by the judging panels and a shortlist of nominees will be announced in mid November. The Awards are open to all sporting disciplines and the committee are looking forward to receiving many nominations for the respective categories.

The Awards will be presented at a Gala Black Tie Awards Banquet which will be held at Ballykisteen Hotel and Golf Resort, Ballykisteen, Limerick Junction, Tipperary on Friday December 12th, 2014.Along with the main category Awards there is also a special Volunteer in Sport Award, which is being presented in association with the South Tipperary Sports Partnership.

The object of this award is to honour an individual who is representative of the body of volunteers that contribute their time and effort, through the structure of sports clubs and organisations, to sport in South Tipperary. Nomination forms are now available from the South Tipperary Sports Partnership telephone 052-6187080. The closing date for receipt of all nominations is Thursday October 30th.

Further details on the Awards are available from the Canon Hayes Sports Centre on 062-52022 or 087-6101628.

Meanwhile, customers of the Canon Hayes Recreation Centre should note the following: Ladyfit will be closed this Wednesday, October 15th for lighting upgrade. Squash court will be closed on Wednesday, 15th October for a lighting upgrade. Racquetball court will be closed on Thursday next, 16th October for lighting upgrade.