CI Sports Awards nominations announced

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JERSEY have two contenders in the four-strong short-list for the Betway CI Sports Awards at the end of January.

The CI Sports Awards for 2017 will be held on Thursday 25 January

Great Britain archer Lucy O’Sullivan and international BMX star Alex Coleborn will be up against Alderney-born boxer Billy Le Poullain and Great Britain track athlete Cameron Chalmers, from Guernsey. The winner, from a public vote, will be announced live on ITV Channel Television during two special programmes on Thursday 25 January, at Beau Séjour, Guernsey.

The evening will again be a celebration of sport throughout the Islands, with the popular PraxisIFM Rising Star Award set to be contested between Cameron Pirouet (a rifle marksman) and rally star Ed Fossey, alongside Sarnians Alistair Chalmers (track athlete) and Seb Priaulx (motor racing).

The Waves Team of the Year features four Jersey sides against one from Guernsey: Guernsey Raiders Ladies (rugby); Jersey Cricket; Jersey Reds (rugby); Victoria College Prep Football and Jersey Rowing Club.

The Source Recruitment Coach of the Year Award 2017 will be awarded to an exceptional CI coach from a strong shortlist including: Guernsey Ladies Rugby coach Chris Griffiths; Jersey special gymnastics coach Yana Vibert; Guernsey’s Rovers Football Coach Jez Robin and Guernsey Boxing Coach Ben Duff.

Also to be awarded on the night will be the Michael Lucas Sporting Hero Award, and the Judges Award for Achievement.

Islanders can vote for their favourite in the main award by calling the following numbers:

CAMERON CHALMERS – 0845 60655 01

ALEX COLEBORN – 0845 60655 02


BILLY LE POULLAIN – 0845 60655 03

LUCY O’SULLIVAN – 0845 60655 04

Calls cost 5p plus your network access charge. Please check costs with your network operator before dialling. A maximum of 20 calls from a phone number will be accepted. Lines are open from 6 pm on Monday 8 January.

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