Sport NI congratulates sporting recipients of New Year Honours

Antoinette McKeown, Chief Executive of Sport NI congratulates New Year Honours recipients recognised for their contributions to sport. “I would like to extend my warmest congratulations to all those named on the New Years Honours list with a connection to sport. “2022 has been a thrilling year for Sport in Northern Ireland, from our trail-blazing…Continue reading this article →

Antrim All Stars Boccia Coach Wins Sport NI Award

There were celebrations at the Antrim All Stars Boccia Club recently when Caroline Millar received the prestigious SportMaker Disability Coach of the Year award. The former Boccia player turned talented coach was surprised by a Sport NI film crew who captured the moment Caroline was told of her win during a training session with her…Continue reading this article →

Inspirational Sporting Hero Honoured by Surprise Sport NI Award

An exceptional coach, who has put his own health worries aside to help train dozens of runners, has been named Sport NI’s SportMaker Community Coach of the Year. Aidan O’Neill, a founder of Run Anon Club based in Crumlin, was surprised with the well-deserved accolade at a recent training session of his club. Aidan, 56,…Continue reading this article →

Karate Coach Surprised by Sport NI Award Win

A dedicated coach, who thought his club members were being filmed to demonstrate karate moves, was left shocked when he was presented with a Sport NI SportMaker Award. Coach Kevin Broderick thought the Sport NI film crew were at his Banbridge/Rathfriland Karate Club to capture his club members in action, but he was actually the…Continue reading this article →