BREAKING: Melton Times Sports Awards 2015: winners announced

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We can finally publish the winners of the 2015 Melton Times Sports Awards which were revealed at tonight’s ceremony at the Market Tavern.

Sports Personality of the Year went to George Thomson, while Ollie Burke picked up the Junior Sports Personality of the Year following a public vote which attracted more than 2,200 responses.

The full list of winners and finalists is below. A huge thank-you to everyone who got involved.

A photo gallery of the night will follow.

SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR: George Thomson

Finalists: Will Hurrell and Graham Keast

sponsored by Mars Food

JUNIOR SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR: Ollie Burke

Finalists: Tom Chandler and Sophie Pedlar

Sponsored by the Good Grub Company

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR: Marcus Badham.

Finalists: Andy Banks and Joshua Quailey

sponsored by SAQ International

SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR: Ede Smith.

Finalists: Iman Barlow and Leah Radford

sponsored by Ragdale Hall

JUNIOR SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR:Ben Lumb.

Finalists: Jack Knight and Kian Nolan

sponsored by Melton Mowbray Town Estate

JUNIOR SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR: Katie Tagg

Finalists: Heidi Coy and Eve Lyon

sponsored by Samworth Brothers

HORSEMAN/WOMAN OF THE YEAR: Kelly Morgan

Finalists: Emilie Chandler and Grace Johnston

Sponsored by Melton Times

FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR: Chris Hibbitt

Finalists: Tom Cooper and Rhys Hill

sponsored by Specsavers

CLUBPERSON OF THE YEAR: Shane Sharkey

Finalists: Becky Greaves and Nigel Shelton

sponsored by Shoby Poultry/S & L Hatcheries

JUNIOR/SCHOOL TEAM OF THE YEAR: Junior Muay Thai Assassins

sponsored by Brooksby Melton College

Finalists: Asfordby Amateurs Inclusive FC and John Ferneley College Year 11 Football

TEAM OF THE YEAR: Melton RFC First XV

Finalists: Melton Marvels Netball and Melton Mowbray FC

sponsored by B and H Midland Services

COACH OF THE YEAR: Tyler Elliott

Finalists: Rob Beers and Gareth Collins

sponsored by Melton Borough Council