The Canon Hayes National Sports Awards Committee (Tipperary) has announced that they are now accepting nominations for their 2009 Awards in the categories of Local and County, which are open to nominees from within County Tipperary, and in the categories of National and Outstanding Achievement, which are open to nominees from throughout the 32 counties. Members of the public along with representatives of clubs or sporting organisations are invited to submit nominations for the Awards. All persons nominated should be over the age of 16 years and the nomination should relate to achievements in the past 12 months.

A brief resume of the nominee’s sporting achievements should be submitted along with the nomination to: Sports Awards Committee, Canon Hayes Recreation Centre, Avondale Crescent, Tipperary Town, to arrive on or before Friday October 23rd. Nominations may also be submitted by e-mail to  The Awards are open to all sporting disciplines and the committee are looking forward to receiving many nominations for the respective categories. Further details on the Awards are available from the Canon Hayes Sports Centre on 062-52022 or 087-6101628.

All nominations will be considered by the judging panels and a shortlist of nominees will be announced in early November. The Award Winners will receive specially commissioned bronze sculptured trophies and they will be presented at a Gala Black Tie Banquet in Tipperary in November.

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