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Commonwealth Gold winner scores more 'gold'

Sunday 9 April 2006

Commonwealth Gold winner scores more 'gold '

Cory Jane , Commonwealth 7's rugby gold medal winner added two more trophies to his collection last nite.He was awarded Sportsman and overall Sportsperson of the year in The Upper Hutt Sports Awards .The 200 seat Genesis Energy Theatre was full to find out who won amongst the 65 entries across 25 sports.

Cory Jane is away at the Singapore 7's but was represented by his partner Amy Letitia Carr was sportswoman of the year after many winning many international karate medals in the last year.. Mayor Wayne Guppy remarked on the high volume of top quality nominations in the Emerging sportspeople category.The Upper Hutt Cosmopolitan Club sponsor the awards. The Upper Hutt Sports Awards prepare the way for the upcoming Welington Region Awards.

Upper Hutt Winners below-

Emerging Sportsperson(left College) Ben Christophers-Triathlon

Emerging Sporsperson(at College) John Gatfield Swimming

Official Brent Murray Rugby -refereeing

Athletes with disablities Gerald Lee Shooting and Motorsport

Team Upper Hutt Indoor Bowls Senior Rep Team -Indoor Bowls

Sportswoman Letitia Carr Karate

Personality Mike Robinson Rugby

Sportsman Cory Jane Rugby

Administatrator Vivienne Antcliffe Harriers

Coach Grant Scaife Boxing

Volunteer Suzanne Driscoll Netball

Contribution to sport Tom Cunningham Rugby

Fairplay Ribon Tapp Horse Racing

Overall sportperson-winner Cory Jane Rugby 15's and 7's

-Rimutaka Lions Clubs -organisors of the awards.

ENDS


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