Winners of the Mandurah Sports Awards 2021 have been announced

CHAMPIONS: Award winners with Mayor Rhys Williams and Australian Ninja Warror Olivia Vivian. Photo: Daniela Cooper.
CHAMPIONS: Award winners with Mayor Rhys Williams and Australian Ninja Warror Olivia Vivian. Photo: Daniela Cooper.

City of Mandurah's 2021 Sports Awards ceremony, held last night at the Mandurah Offshore Fishing and Sailing Club, saw a number of local sporting heroes celebrated for their achievements throughout the year.

The event was designed to amplify local sporting clubs, volunteers and athletes who go above and beyond for their respective sports.

Mark Readings was the evening's MC and Olivia Vivian from Australian Ninja Warrior made an appearance as a special guest speaker, with various presenters helping to announce winners in the 11 following categories.

Masters Sportsperson of the Year

Nominees:

  • Hiroko Cording
  • Ian Macpherson
  • Sharon Davis
  • Pauline Wingate

Winner: Sharon Davis - Athletics

Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability

Nominees:

  • Aaron Camm
  • Gary Noble
  • Chris Noble
  • Graham McGee
  • Tamikia Galgey
WINNER: Aaron Camm accepting his award. Photo: Daniela Cooper.

WINNER: Aaron Camm accepting his award. Photo: Daniela Cooper.

Winner: Aaron Camm - Wheelchair Rugby & Sailing

Sportsperson of the Year

Nominees:

  • Alex Winwood
  • Suzanne Gibbs
  • Ella Sigley
  • Jade Anderson

Winner: Alex Winwood - Boxing

WINNER: Mandurah's Olympian Alex Winwood accepting Sportsperson of the Year. Photo: Supplied.

WINNER: Mandurah's Olympian Alex Winwood accepting Sportsperson of the Year. Photo: Supplied.

Junior Sportsperson of the Year

Nominees:

  • Calia Vlastuin
  • Aisha Wright
  • Corey Wasley
  • Finlay Larmour
  • Sean Alcorn

Winner: Finlay Larmour - Swimming

Female Volunteer of the Year

Nominees:

  • Lynn Strother
  • Jax Daw
  • Glenice Tatham
  • Jan Branch

Winner: Lynn Strother

Male Volunteer of the Year

Nominees:

  • Ethan Norris
  • David Chisholm
  • Darren Gould
  • Liam Gould

Winner: David Chisholm - Cricket

Junior Volunteer of the Year

Nominees:

  • Jess Grigio
  • Zavier Hunter
  • Sydnee Gould
  • Jazmyn Banyard

Winner: Jess Grigio - Volleyball

WINNER: Jessica Grigio accepting Junior Volunteer of the Year. Photo: Daniela Cooper.

WINNER: Jessica Grigio accepting Junior Volunteer of the Year. Photo: Daniela Cooper.

Inclusion Program or Event

Nominees:

  • Mandurah Basketball Association's "Basketball All Abilities Mandurah" (B.A.M) Program
  • South Mandurah Tennis Club's "Tennis For All" Program
  • Mandurah Cricket Club's Integrated Cricket Program
  • Mandurah Surf Life Saving Club's Starfish Nippers Program

Winner: Mandurah Surf Life Saving Club's Starfish Nippers Program

Club of the Year

Nominees:

  • Mandurah Filipino Sports Club
  • Peel Aquatic Club
  • Mandurah Junior Cricket Club
  • Mandurah Surf Lifesaving Club

Winner: Peel Aquatic Club

Team of the Year

Nominees:

  • Peel Thunder Football Club WAFLW Team
  • Halls Head Cricket Club Ladies T20
  • Halls Head Football & Netball Club Colts
  • Mandurah Crabs Men's Div1 Volleyball Team

Winner: Peel Thunder Football Club WAFLW Team