Perth and Kinross Sports Awards 2018

Perth & Kinross’ Sporting stars were hailed at the 2018 P&K Sports Awards at a ceremony where Olympic Swimmer Stephen Milne was named the Sports Personality of the Year. The awards, sponsored by Thorntons and run in partnership by Live Active Leisure and P&K Sports Council were held on Friday 8th March at the Dewars Centre, Perth.
Milne, had an outstanding 2018 starting the year with a Bronze and Gold at the British Championships, followed by two medals at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in April. Selection for the European Games in Glasgow saw more success winning Gold as part of the 4 x 200m relay and a bronze in the mixed equivalent. The swimmer was one of 3 finalists and saw off competition from fellow Commonwealth Games swimmer, Scott McLay and World Junior Silver medallist, Curler, Robin Brydone.
The evening’s host was Sports Journalist and Broadcaster, Jim Spence who introduced Provost Dennis Melloy to formally open the awards before moving into the main presentations which included 12 category awards as well as certificates being awarded to 10 local Sports Clubs who achieved their GOLD PACES accreditation as part of the P&K Club excellence scheme.
The guest speaker for the evening was one of Scotland’s most accomplished international athletes, Eilidh Doyle. Eilidh, with an overall tally of 17 major international podium places, the latest – a silver won the weekend before at the European Indoor Championships received a standing ovation from the 140 guests in attendance following her passionate, insightful and inspiring speech.

Sports Personality - Stephen Milne - Swimming, sponsored by Thorntons Solicitors 

Young Male Sports Personality - Jack Muncey - Swimming, sponsored by Alison Wilson 

Young Female Sport Personality - Cerys Cairns - Netball, sponsored by Alison Wilson

Disability Sports Person - Freya Howgate - Athletics, sponsored by Small City, Big Personality Perth

Team of the Year - Perth and Kinross County Golf Boys Area Team, sponsored by Springfield PLC

School Team - Perth High S1 Netball Team, sponsored by Active Schools

Official of the Year - Leanne Gibb - Netball, sponsored by The Perth Gift Card

Club of the Year - Perthshire Rugby Football Club, sponsored by Steve Brown

Coach of the Year - Phil Shore - Rugby, sponsored by Sprinterz

Young Coach of the Year - Rachael Devine - Gymnastics, sponsored by T'GO

Volunteer of the Year - Lesley Morby - Gymnastics, sponsored by Perth Trophy Shop

George Mortimer Lifetime Achievment Award - Douglas Yeats - Football, sponsored by Jim Masson P&KSC

                                                                  

 

 

 

  • Group photograph of all the 2017 winners
    Group photograph of all the 2017 winners
  • Young Female of the year  Lilly Roy (gymnastics) with Sponsor Alison Wilson, and Guest Speaker Mark Beaumont.
    Young Female of the year  Lilly Roy (gymnastics) with Sponsor Alison Wilson, and Guest Speaker Mark Beaumont.
Roll of honour
2018
Stephen Milne
Swimming
2017
Bradley Neil
Golf
2016
Laura Muir
Athletics
2015
Stephen Milne
Swimming
2014
Bradley Neil
Golf
2013
Eve Muirhead
Curling
2012
Eilidh Child
Athletics
2011
Eve Muirhead
Curling
2010
Fiona Pennie
Canoeing
2009
Eve Muirhead
Curling
2008
Wallace Booth & Gavin Dear
Golf
2007
Graeme Connal
Curling
2006
Kevin McAlpine
Golf
2005
Glenn Campbell
Golf
2004
Morag MacLarty
Athletics
2003
Glenn Campbell
Golf
2002
Katriona Fairweather
Curling
2001
Robert Reid
Motor Rallying
2000
Fiona Pennie
Canoeing
1999
Warwick Smith & Peter Loudon
Curling
1998
Edith Barnes
Shooting
1997
Mike Hay
Curling
1996
Susan Fraser
Hockey
1995
Sandy Galletly
Swimming
1994
Aileen Travers (nee Nairn)
Badminton
1993
Sandy Galletly
Swimming
1992
David Knight
Athletics
1991
John McCutcheon
Body Building
1990
Paul McNally
Athletics