Farlingaye School wins Your Sport award

FARLINGAYE High School, Woodbridge, was named the East Anglian Daily Times Your Sport School of the Year at the Suffolk Sports Awards last night. Held at Ipswich Town Football Club, the second annual awards ceremony saw world powerlifting champion Ann Thomas crowned the Larking Gowen Sports Personality of the Year, while her husband and fellow powerlifter Neil Thomas came away with the Team Ipswich Contribution to Disability Sport Award.

FARLINGAYE High School, Woodbridge, was named the East Anglian Daily Times Your Sport School of the Year at the Suffolk Sports Awards last night.

Held at Ipswich Town Football Club, the second annual awards ceremony saw world powerlifting champion Ann Thomas crowned the Larking Gowen Sports Personality of the Year, while her husband and fellow powerlifter Neil Thomas came away with the Team Ipswich Contribution to Disability Sport Award.

Elsewhere, towering teenage basketball star Leigh Greenan was named the Evening Star's GrassRoots Young Sports Personality of the Year, while the Under-18 Ipswich Tomcats player's coach Nick Drane also received the Ipswich Town FC Coach of the Year Award.

Framlingham Town Football Club stalwarts Sydney and Christine Vice received the BBC Radio Suffolk Unsung Hero Award, while Deben Swimming Club were named Club of the Year.


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Other winners included the Lowestoft ladies indoor hockey team (Touchline Sports Senior Team of the Year Award), West Suffolk College's football team (Junior Team of the Year), the Lashings Event (Suffolk School Sport Partnerships Innovative Scheme Award) and Curtis Eyres (Unilever Spirit of the Games Award).

For full reaction on the awards see tomorrow's Your Sport supplement.

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