Corby’s sporting heroes to be honoured

Last year's Corby Sports Awards winners
Last year's Corby Sports Awards winners

Corby’s sporting heroes will be honoured at an awards ceremony in the town.

The 2013 Corby Sports Awards will take place on Thursday, October 17, at the Best Western Hotel in Rockingham Road.

Local clubs, schools and sportsmen and women were nominated for the awards and a shortlist of the 38 entries has been drawn up.

Categories are community club of the year, team of the year, coach of the year, volunteer of the year, the Get Active 2013 Award, young leader of the year, young sportsperson 2013, disabled sports achiever 2013, young sports person 2013, local sportsperson 2013 and the Long Time Contribution to Sport Award.

This year’s sports awards are sponsored by Alliance Leisure, Roquette, NSport, Rockingham Speedway, Corby Lions Club and Willowbrook Construction.

The awards ceremony is an invitation-only event.