Boxing Official Scores Knockout Win As Sport NI Awards

A boxing official who refereed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, has been named Technical Official of the Year at the 2018 Sport NI SportMaker Awards. Ben McGarrigle, a fire fighter and former boxer, competed for Northern Ireland at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur. Twenty years later, he found himself…Continue reading this article →

Athletics NI Official Ahead of the Field with Win at Sport NI Awards

A young Athletics NI field official has been recognised for his contribution to sport at the 2018 Sport Northern Ireland SportMaker Awards. Kurtis Scott was named Young Technical Official of the Year. He started his officiating career back in 2011 after completing the UK Assistant Officials qualification. Through building his experience at competition, Kurtis subsequently…Continue reading this article →