The 2009 Westmeath Examiner Sport Stars of the Year Awards, in association with the Mullingar Park Hotel, took place in the

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The 2009 Westmeath Examiner Sport Stars of the Year Awards, in association with the Mullingar Park Hotel, took place in the

John Joe Nevin accepts the 2009 Westmeath Examiner Sports Star of the Year award from Eilís Ryan, Editor, Westmeath Examiner, at the Sports Stars of the Year Awards ceremony which was held in the Mullingar Park Hotel.

The 2009 Westmeath Examiner Sport Stars of the Year Awards, in association with the Mullingar Park Hotel, took place in the Mullingar Park Hotel on Friday 5th February 2010. The award ceremony was compered by RTÉ presenter and sports pundit Colm Murray, who added some of his well-known flair and fun to the proceedings.

The Westmeath Examiner has prided itself on its central role in promoting local sport for more than a century and is proud, also of the recognition it has received on many occasions in so doing.

Please see below for a list of the monthly winners

January- Kathryn Nea- Scór na nÓg

2009 westmeath examiner sport stars

February- Darren McCormack-Hurling

2009 westmeath examiner sport stars

March- Mullingar Hockey Club

2009 westmeath examiner sport stars

Chris Bull, Mullingar Hockey Club, centre, accepts the award for the month of March from Ciara Gray, Marketing Manager, Mullingar Park Hotel. On left is Paul Hughes, Westmeath Examiner.

April- Barry Kelly-Referee

2009 westmeath examiner sport stars

May- Westmeath Under 16 Camogie Team

2009 westmeath examiner sport stars

June-Jake Byrne (Joint Winner)-Athletics

2009 westmeath examiner sport stars

June-Shane Fitzsimons (Joint Winner)-Athletics

2009 westmeath examiner sport stars

July- Aoife Carton-Pitch and Putt

2009 westmeath examiner sport stars

August- Robbie McCarthy-Handball

2009 westmeath examiner sport stars

September- John Joe Nevin-Boxing

2009 westmeath examiner sport stars

October- Lakeside Wheelers

2009 westmeath examiner sport stars

Voted cycling club of the year, Mullingar based, Lakeside Wheelers won the October monthly award. Pictured are Club Chairman, Shay O’Toole and Carmel Dolan, who was the club’s most improved rider in 2009.

November- Westmeath Community Games

2009 westmeath examiner sport stars

December- Mullingar Equestrian Centre

2009 westmeath examiner sport stars

 

Sports Star of the Year-John Joe Nevin-Boxing

Young Sports Star of the Year-Jake Byrne-Athletics

Hall of Fame- Christy Whelehan

Readers Choice Award- Sarah Jackson representing Westmeath Under 16 Camogie Team

 

2009 Winners

2009 westmeath examiner sport stars winners 

The winners at the Westmeath Examiner Sport star of the Year awards night. Back row, from left: Barry Kelly (April winner), Sarah Jackson (on behalf of Westmeath under 16 camogie team, May winner), Robbie McCarthy (August winner), Darren McCormack (February winner), Mick Gibson-Brabazon (on behalf of Mullingar Hockey Club, March winners), Kathryn Nea (January winner), Shane Fitzsimons (June winner), Shay O’Toole (on behalf of Lakeside Wheelers, October winner), Aoife Carton (July winner), Johnny Crowley (on behalf of Westmeath Community Games, November winner), Dorothy O’Keeffe (on behalf of Mullingar Equestrian Centre, December winner) and John FitzSimons (Sport Editor, Westmeath Examiner). Front row from left: Eilish Ryan (Editor, Westmeath Examiner), Jake Byrne (Young Sport Star of the Year winner), Josephine Hughes (Mullingar Park Hotel), John Joe Nevin (Sport Star of the Year winner), Frank Mulrennan (Director of Operations, Celtic Media Group) and Bernadette Whelehan (on behalf of Christy Whelehen, winner of the Posthumous Hall of Fame Award).

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