02 Mar Jordy McAuliffe Sports Star for January
Haven basketballer Jordy McAuliffe is the first sports star nominee for 2016.
McAuliffe won her nomination for being selected as an All-Australian under 16 country representative after the recent Australian Basketball Country Cup.
McAuliffe was a stand out performer for her team the Victorian Goldminers at the week long tournament, which finished fourth losing the bronze medal match to traditional rivals Victoria Bushrangers.
McAuliffe will travel to New Zealand over Easter to play for the Australian Country team.
McAuliffe is the first nominee for the annual awards and she is now in line to collect the Horsham Sports and Community Club Title of Wimmera Sports Star of the Year as well as the $1,000 Sports Star scholarship, at a gala dinner in February next year and follow in the footsteps of previous winners including Craig Kelly, Darcy Tucker, Jannik Blair, Ken Bald, Alethea Sedgman and Mark O’Brien.
Nominations for the Horsham Sports and Community Club Sports Star of the Year Award close the last day of each month and all monthly winners will receive an embroidered Sports Star of the Year jacket courtesy of DAGS Quality Screen Printing and voucher from Hip Pocket Workwear.
If you know of someone who is doing well at their sport and deserves some recognition, why not nominate them in the Sports Star of the Month. All nominees in the monthly award will be presented with certificates signed by the Minister for Sport and Recreation John Eren and the monthly winner receives (aside from the jacket and voucher), a free ticket to the annual presentation and a specially struck medallion from Wimmera Trophies and Gifts.
FROM DAVID BERRY,
WIMMERA REGIONAL SPORTS ASSEMBLY
5382 4599, 0487 824599