On Saturday evening (06.11.2022), England Netball invited members of the Netball Household from throughout the nation to the Botanical Gardens in Birmingham to have fun the Nationwide ONE Awards.
The ONE Awards is the new-look celebration, recognising the unbelievable contributions made by people and organisations main the motion on and past the court docket in native communities up and down the nation.
As a result of international pandemic, the 2020 awards have been held nearly adopted by a stripped again celebration as a part of the Vitality Roses’ worldwide sequence in 2021. So 2022 was the primary massive scale in particular person occasion with a room stuffed with nominees, different members of the Netball Household and particular company since 2019!
There have been 20 award recipients all through the evening, from those that have devoted 25 years or extra to netball to those that have made their mark on our sport in its largest yr but!
It was over to Joan Mills, England Netball President, to kick off the proceedings by presenting the award for these younger volunteers who’ve accomplished 400 hours as a part of the Go in your Ardour programme throughout the final two years.
The star-studded night boasted quite a lot of particular company from each inside netball and the broader sporting panorama, corresponding to England stalwarts and up to date retirees Stacey Francis-Bayman and Eboni Usoro-Brown who joined the night to announce the recipients of the Inclusion Award, Lengthy Service Award, Unsung Hero and Membership of the Yr.
Francis-Bayman additionally proudly offered Colette Thomson MBE with a Particular Recognition Award – a second which carried big private significance after Thomson coached the England defender early in her profession.
Following Stacey on stage later within the night, former Vitality Roses captain Sara Francis-Bayman stepped as much as current the Coach of the Yr award.
To shut the awards, attendees have been handled to a really particular video message from Vitality Roses Zara Everitt and Ellie Rattu who’re presently competing within the Fast5 Netball World Collection in New Zealand.
All of the recipients and presenters on the night could be discovered under:
2022 Nationwide One Awards Winners:
Go in your Ardour, offered by Joan Mills (England Netball President)
Anja Miller (NW)
Becky Etchells (SW)
Sian Kelly (SW)
Younger Netball Volunteer offered by Joan Mills (England Netball President)
Ziana Butt (LSE) and Amy Tomlin (SW)
Instructor of the Yr Award offered by Ama Agbeze (Commonwealth Video games Gold Medallist)
Samantha Evans (WM)
Coach of the Yr (Youngsters and Younger Individuals) offered by Katy Ryan (England Netball Director of Improvement)
Claire Bowen (EM)
Inclusion Award offered by Stacey Francis-Bayman (Former Vitality Rose)
Lyndsey Barrett (E)
Lengthy Service Award offered by Stacey Francis-Bayman (Former Vitality Rose)
Particular Recognition Award offered by Stacey Francis-Bayman (Former Vitality Rose)
Colette Thomson MBE
Mary Bulloch Neighborhood Volunteer Award offered by Janet Wrighton MBE (Former England Netball President)
Sally Essex (LSE)
Sheelagh Redpath Officiating Award offered by Sheelagh Redpath
Susan Wilkinson (E)
Coach of the Yr (Adults) offered by Sara Francis-Bayman (Former Vitality Rose)
Phyll Karkoski (E)
Murial McNally Award offered by Lindsay Sartori (Former England Netball President)
Louise Hastie (SW)
Unsung Hero offered by Eboni Usoro-Brown (Former Vitality Rose)
Ann Selby (S)
Membership of the Yr offered by Eboni Usoro-Brown (Former Vitality Rose)
Wyre Netball Membership (NW)
It goes with out saying that this sport couldn’t occur with out the hundreds of volunteers who assist make netball occur. This yr has been a yr like no different and now we have seen as soon as once more how each member of the Netball Household has made their mark on our great sport. England Netball wish to say an enormous thanks to each one among you.
In the event you’re enthusiastic about discovering out extra about volunteering in netball, click on right here.
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