Ga Stanway named as Cumbria’s Sports Temperament of the 12 months
Georgia has experienced another great year in her activity of soccer. Just after getting all-time major intention scorer at Manchester City, she has not long ago moved to Germany to choose up a new obstacle with giants Bayern Munich.
Nevertheless, about the summer time Georgia was aspect of the England Lionesses Squad which had been victorious in the European Championships. She started off each individual video game and scored the successful aim in the Quarter Last victory about Spain, creating historical past as the 1st senior national soccer workforce to win a significant championship because the World Cup in 1966.
Georgia picked up the prestigious Sporting activities Temperament of the Calendar year award at this year’s Cumbria Sport Awards.
The awards winners, have all been declared over the program of this 7 days on BBC Radio Cumbria’s Breakfast Clearly show and on social media.
Organised by Lively Cumbria, part of Cumbria County Council’s Community Overall health Staff the awards recognise the outstanding successes of groups and individuals from all around the county who are concerned in sport.
The classes recognise the excellent determination and achievements of men and women, golf equipment, coaches, volunteers, schools’ and group groups in Cumbria sport in the earlier calendar year.
The Overall performance of the Calendar year Award went to Dan Bewley, from Brampton.
Dan who was born in Maryport, comes from the environment of Speedway, and has experienced a fantastic 2022.
He became the British Champion following successful the British Speedway Championships, and in August he gained back-to-back Speedway Grand Prix’s in Cardiff and Wroclaw in Poland. At the Cardiff function, he received three heats, qualifying in initially area. He created it by the semi-remaining unscathed, and in the remaining he flew out, and under no circumstances seemed back again, cruising to his initial Speedway Grand Prix acquire.
This year’s winner of the Junior Athletics Personality of the Year went to javelin champion Callum Harrogate.
Callum only took up the activity of Javelin at the commence of 2022 and is previously a Countrywide Champion for his age group, accomplishing 6 titles in his initial period.
His achievements boast a staggering 22 gold medals from attending 24 conferences – he has worked particularly difficult to develop into a countrywide age team winner and is now ranked number a single in the beneath 15 boys in the Northwest and rated 6th in England.
The Incapacity Functionality Award went to Wheelchair Basketball medallist Tyler Baines.
Tyler, from Barrow in Furness, represented crew England at the Commonwealth Game titles in Birmingham getting component of sporting historical past being the 1st time a disability group sport experienced been played as section of the Commonwealth Games.
His Wheelchair Basketball team received a Bronze Medal – with our award winner scoring the profitable details in the ultimate recreation.
This 12 months, Tyler has been selected as an APA athlete for the Fantastic Britain’s Men’s senior wheelchair basketball squad the place at 20 yrs previous he will be the youngest participant. And in November he will be symbolizing Fantastic Britain yet again – this time in Madrid.
Higher Eden Rugby Clubended up topped Workforce of the 12 months
A flourishing local community club with 3 senior teams and a increasing junior part. This team’s extraordinary results in the very last couple many years sees them stand unbeaten in their very last 27 games!
With house victory’s including 69- from sturdy opposition this Rugby Union team remain steady equally on and off the pitch pulling together even when the odds are versus them. In the County Cup, they also not long ago beat a crew that are 2 leagues better than them in the RFU composition and had been cheered on by more than 1000 vocal neighborhood supporters.
The Junior Team of the Year was awarded to Eden Eagles U11 Dodgeball Group.
A group of 8 younger players who in June this yr were being not only topped Countrywide Champions in their decided on sport but who went undefeated all through the whole level of competition.
Mark Keeping from the earth of Karate was announced as the winner of the award for Mentor of the Calendar year.
From Penrith, Mark was nominated for his lifelong passion, unwavering motivation, and regularity. The karate group in Cumbria count on their own very blessed to have this mentor who is an inspiration to all ages.
He has been instructing karate in Cumbria for over 38 decades coaching little ones as youthful as 4 right by to commonwealth athletes and in latest years giving karate and self-defence lessons for females.
And this yr Mark turned an England coach to several British champions and winners.
The Assistance to Activity Award was awarded to Mike Firby from the environment of Rugby Union.
From Stainburn, Mike’s service to activity spans an amazing 40 decades. Described as working tirelessly for the very good of the activity their determination has contributed to ensuring that Rugby Union proceeds to prosper during Cumbria.
For the final 10 yrs they have been accountable for appointing referees for all Rugby Union games in our county. From below 14’s cup game titles proper by to County championships. And he regularly referees fixtures himself.
On prime of this, our winner is a great mentor and support to new and more knowledgeable referees supporting them on their referee pathway
The Becky UnderwoodVolunteer of the Year award was awarded to Stephen Reed a longstanding volunteer withCockermouth RUFC.
From coaching and fundraising to grounds operate and very first help provision this focused award winner is integral to the club’s good results and specifically serving to the club bounce again from the consequences of Covid.
He re-established the Cockermouth Colts giving an possibility for younger individuals to interact with Rugby Union, coaching the squad but also going the extra mile sourcing funding and sponsorship to help the crew to contend in the North-East league.
Stephen volunteers his time to mentor new and significantly less expert coaches offering tips and assistance when necessary as properly as aiding with co-ordinating fixtures and allocating package.
His determination and commitment to supporting the whole club in serving to make it a great achievement is a actual credit score him and tends to make him a incredibly deserving winner.
The award for Neighborhood Club or Group of the Yr went to Eden Dodgeball Club.
A club which delivers chances for kids and younger people from the age of 5 and has developed significantly around the very last 2 many years and now has above 70 customers – a great accomplishment in complicated occasions as our sector recovers from the pandemic.
They inspire all their members to improve their ranges of actual physical exercise in a enjoyment and welcoming way, ensuring that anyone enjoys getting lively and will make new pals and connections.
The Active Schooling award goes toRockcliffe C of E Faculty
A school who has demonstrated a commitment to broadening the assortment of physical education and learning possibilities out there to all pupils with the intention of improving upon wellness and wellbeing.
They have launched new soon after university clubs direct by academics and an external coach, which have inspired the children to consider new sports these types of as cricket, tennis, ladies soccer and rugby.
The school continues to develop on a effective programme of offering lunchtime athletics and activity classes presenting a new day-to-day programme of exercise for all pupils, giving all small children the chance to get concerned and locate a physical activity that they enjoy.
As perfectly as encouraging complete school participation, they have in modern several years relished successes at countywide football finals and at a array of Carlisle University Sporting activities Affiliation activities.
The Particular Award was awarded to Gary McKee, from Cleator Moor, to recognize his outstanding accomplishment of managing 365 marathons in 365 times raising resources for Macmillan Cancer Support and Hospice at Dwelling West Cumbria. His astounding endeavours have motivated other folks to get energetic, and his initiatives have been recognised by Tv and media, as nicely as legends these kinds of as Sir Mo Farah.
A few Soaring Star Awards ended up created to proficient athletes who have demonstrated their potential by way of their achievements through the year.
The first Climbing Star was awarded to Carley Thwaites from Tebay who is excelling in the Tug of War.
A determined and gifted young sportswoman whose sporting journey started with horses but much more not long ago took a very unique flip in the type of Tug of War.
Spotted by the England Junior Tug of War Manager while competing for their area Youthful Farmers Staff, they have considering the fact that been selected by the England Below 19’s Junior Tug of War workforce.
She previously has a lot of credible titles and medals to her name and at 15 yrs of age represented England at the Entire world Tug of War championships achieving a bronze medal for her club in the 4by4 combined crew.
The next Growing Star went to Joshua Reibbitt from the globe of Monitor and Discipline Athletics in Hammer Toss.
With a few important titles to their name this youthful sportsperson is rated number 1 in England in their preferred sport in Observe and Field Athletics of Hammer Throwing.
At 15 a long time of age, they currently hold 3 important titles such as a Gold Medal in the English Educational institutions Athletics Championships.
The third Increasing Star award went to Lexi Dixon from Wigton, who is the initially ever woman competitive boxer in Wigton.
This younger sportsperson was the to start with ever female junior national champion in Cumbria in her picked out activity of boxing.
She represented England in the 3 nations championships using gold in her weight class and was subsequently topped winner of Terrific Britain.
Her dedication to schooling and ability to interact with and inspire other youthful people in her club in Wigton make her a great job model for women in sport.
Undefeated in all of her 7 contests and explained as a ‘force to be reckoned with’ – a really worthy winner.
Richard Johnston, Chair of Cumbria Athletics Awards Judging Panel stated: –
“Each year the judging panel are overwhelmed by the variety and top quality of nominations for the Cumbria Athletics Awards which celebrate the massive energy and talents of the sporting stars in the county. It’s never an easy undertaking determining on the winners – we have an outstanding assortment of fantastic sporting talent in the county. We would like to congratulate all of our winners and to admit the high-quality of our significant sports activities performers and our rising talent, as properly as thanking the army of volunteers and coaches in Cumbria who make activity occur on a day-to-day basis.
And finally distinctive thanks to BBC Radio Cumbria for once all over again being our media associates and showcasing our winners are living on air in the course of the breakfast clearly show.”