2014 Sport SA Award Finalists announced!
The 2014 Sport SA Award Finalists were announced on Friday 26th September at the Adelaide Shores / Sport SA Partners and Members Breakfast at the Lockley's Bowling Club. Congratulations to:
Volunteer Award – Sponsored by the Sunday Mail City Bay Fun Run Inc.
Kevin Crosby, Cricket
Laurie Fox, Motorcycling
Cynthia Langley, Table Tennis
Official of the Year – Sponsored by Club One
Craig Thomas, Cricket
Lyle Baird, Cycling
Ken Gooding, Cycling
Administrator of the Year – Sponsored by OAMPS Insurance Brokers
Mark Easton, Bowls
Cathy Leske, Croquet
Naomi Mitchell, Australian Rules Football
Richard Newman Primary School Sports Award – Sponsored by the Department for Education & Child Development –
Alex Haydon, Squash from Henley Beach Primary School
Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz, Tennis from Glenelg Primary School
Josh Thomas, Swimming from Woodcroft College
Secondary School Sports Award – Sponsored by Messenger Community News Limited –
Kyle Chalmers, Swimming from Immanuel College
Alexandra Chidiac, Football, Open Access College
Jack Rossiter, Shooting from Woodcroft College
Country Athlete of the Year – Brand South Australia
Simon Geldenhuys, Swimming
Ryan Hosking, Cricket and Australian Rules Football
Bridget Patterson, Cricket
Coach of the Year – Sponsored by Print Junction
Peter Bishop, Swimming
Tim Decker, Cycling
Jason Lane, Rowing
Event of the Year – Supported by the Office for Recreation and Sport
2013 National Schools Swimming and Diving Championships
Adelaide Strikers - News Year's Eve BBL Celebration (Cricket)
Hammer Time (Croquet)
The Award winners will announced at the KPMG Celebration of South Australian Sport on November the 7th at the Adelaide Oval where we will induct the members into the KPMG South Australian Sport Hall of Fame, announce The Advertiser Channel Seven Sports Star of the Year awards and also the Sport SA awards recognising the people and events behind the stars. Bookings can be made now.
Five SA Sporting Greats announced as 2014 Inductees into the KPMG SA Sport Hall of Fame
The announcement of the 2014 inductees of the KPMG South Australian Sport Hall of Fame was conducted at KPMG Headquarters on Tuesday morning. The five new inductees were named in the presence of His Excellency Hieu Van Le AO, Governor of South Australia
The KPMG South Australian Sport Hall of Fame has become a great chronicle of the success of South Australians in sport since the initial inductees in 2010 with recognition of our exceptional sportsmen and women. These South Australian sporting champions join the impressive group of 40 inductees in the KPMG South Australian Sport Hall of Fame including two teams, led by our Legends, Sir Donald Bradman AC, Bart Cummings AO and Barrie Robran MBE.
Sport SA, KPMG, The Advertiser, Channel Seven, and the State Government, together continue to present the outstanding success stories of South Australian sporting history.
"The KPMG SA Sport Hall of Fame Inductees model great leadership qualities and have enjoyed extraordinary sporting careers. We pay tribute to this prestigious group of who will be inducted into the KPMG South Australian Sport Hall of Fame" said Sport SA CEO Jan Sutherland.
"Our current and future sports stars, athletes in grassroots sports and the entire community continue to be inspired by their sporting prowess, qualities and determination to achieve in sport and life."
Kerry O'Brien Athletics
George Giffen (dec.) Cricket
Lynette Fullston (dec.) Cricket and Netball
Christine Burton OAM Netball
Colin Hayes AM, OBE (dec.) Thoroughbred Racing
We invite you to join us at the KPMG Celebration of South Australian Sport on November 7th. at the Adelaide Oval where we will induct the members into the KPMG South Australian Sport Hall of Fame, announce The Advertiser Channel Seven Sports Star of the Year awards and also the Sport SA awards which recognise the people and events behind the stars. Bookings can be made now.
Crossing the Line - Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association 24th Annual Conference
This year’s ANZSLA Conference will be held in Adelaide at the Adelaide Oval and Next Generation Memorial Drive, 22-24 October and the conference theme is ‘Crossing the Line’.
The program has an impressive line up of speakers, including Prof. Jack Anderson (Editor in Chief, International Sports Law Journal ) delivering a paper on ‘Crime and Corruption in Sport’ and representatives from the Human Rights Commissions of NZ and Aust discussing ‘Racial Vilification in Sport’. The balance of the program is equally topical.
The organising committee has developed an impressive variety of social activities with plenty of opportunities for fun, competition and networking.
Register on line and download the registration brochure with full program, social activities and accommodation from the ANZSLA website.
We look forward to welcoming you to Adelaide in October.