Cumberland Nepean clean up at Blacktown City Council Sports Awards

Cumberland Nepean clean up at Blacktown City Council Sports Awards

Congratulations to Cumberland Nepean Softball Association on a great night at the Blacktown City Council Sports Awards on Saturday night.

The awards recognise Blacktown City’s best and brightest sportspeople, coaches, administrators, volunteers, officials, teams and clubs in the Blacktown City council area.

Cumberland Nepean had five nominations across the categories with Lyneene Orsini winning coach of the year and the Quakers Hill Pirates claiming club of the year.

For the Pirates, it wraps up a huge year after winning the Cumberland Nepean team of the year, Softball NSW team of the year and now Blacktown City Council team of the year.

It was a huge night with 83 sports people, administrators, officials and coaches nominated for the awards across 12 categories.

Other nominees from CNSA were Tom Green for Junior Official of the Year, Amelia Cousins for Junior Athlete of the Year and Kelsey Griffen for Senior Athlete of the Year.

Blacktown Mayor Stephen Bali congratulated all the nominees who were up for awards.

“To have been nominated is a fantastic achievement in itself and you should all be very proud of yourselves and your sporting accomplishments,” he said.

“I wish you all the best of luck in your future sporting endeavours.”

The 35th Blacktown City Sports Awards recognised several different sports including rugby union, athletics, netball, taekwondo, AFL, soccer and cricket recognised, while Olympic figure skater Harley Windsor won sportsperson of the year and indoor skydiver Amy Watson took out junior sportsperson of the year.