Saints star Lawes scoops local sports personality of the year prize

Saints star Courtney Lawes was crowned sports personality of the year at the Northamptonshire sports awards on Thursday evening.

Friday, 10th November 2017, 1:54 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 3:09 am
Courtney Lawes was crowned Northamptonshire sports personality of the year (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

A total of 21 prizes were handed out, with Lawes claiming the honour at the end of a busy evening at Sywell Aerodrome.

Awards and winners...

Sports personality of the year: Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints)

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Young sportswoman of the year: Emily Williams

Young sportsman of the year: Tom Symons

Local sportswoman of the year: Susan Corless

Local sportsman of the year: Michael Smallwood (Daventry Dolphins Swimming Club)

Coach of the year: Andy Sharp (Northampton Swimming Club)

Community coach of the year: Rob Sharp (Daventry Dolphins Swimming Club)

Young leader of the year: Ella Jennings

Volunteer of the year: Rob Burgess.

Primary sports school of the year: Overstone Primary School

Secondary sports school of the year: Lodge Park Academy

Primary PE premium impact: Our Lady's School, Corby

Community team of the year: Towcester Roses ladies rugby team

Performance team of the year: Northampton Swimming Club

Active workplace of the year: East Northamptonshire Council

Disabled sportsperson of the year: Maisie Summers-Newton (Northampton Swimming Club)

Community club of the year: Kings Heath Amateur Boxing Club

Sports project of the year: Pitsford Pumas Football Club

Sports photo of the year: Adrian Howes

Lifetime contribution to sport: Frank Hobbs (Daventry Town Football Club)