PHOTO GALLERY: Big night at sports awards in Carrick

All the winners at the Mid and East Antrim Sports Awards held in Carrickfergus Town Hall on Friday evening.  INLT 11-939-CON
All the winners at the Mid and East Antrim Sports Awards held in Carrickfergus Town Hall on Friday evening. INLT 11-939-CON

Whithead golfer John Ross Galbraith and Carrick Rangers Football Club were the big winners at the first-ever local sports awards at the weekend.

Carrickfergus Town Hall was the venue for Friday night’s gala bash which was organised by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.

Golfer John Ross Galbraith receives his Sportsperson of the Year award from Patricia McCully (JP Corry). INLT 11-936-CON

Golfer John Ross Galbraith receives his Sportsperson of the Year award from Patricia McCully (JP Corry). INLT 11-936-CON

Photos: Stephen Hamilton / Presseye

Ellen McCarlie (sailing) is presented with the Junior Sportsperson of the Year award by Mayor, councillor Billy Ashe. INLT 11-929-CON

Ellen McCarlie (sailing) is presented with the Junior Sportsperson of the Year award by Mayor, councillor Billy Ashe. INLT 11-929-CON

A Special Recognition Award was presented to the parents of Benjamin Robinson, Karen and Peter, by the Mayor, Councillor Billy Ashe. INLT 11-938-CON

A Special Recognition Award was presented to the parents of Benjamin Robinson, Karen and Peter, by the Mayor, Councillor Billy Ashe. INLT 11-938-CON

Bob Harper (sailing) is presented with his Sporting Hall of Fame trophy by  Mid and East Antrim Borough Council mayor, councillor Billy Ashe. INLT 11-937-CON

Bob Harper (sailing) is presented with his Sporting Hall of Fame trophy by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council mayor, councillor Billy Ashe. INLT 11-937-CON

Mid and East Antrim Mayor Billy Ashe presents Craig Bunting (sailing) with the Services to Sport award. INLT 11-935-CON

Mid and East Antrim Mayor Billy Ashe presents Craig Bunting (sailing) with the Services to Sport award. INLT 11-935-CON

Michael Hughes (Carrick Rangers) is presented with the Team of the Year award by mayor, Billy Ashe. INLT 11-934-CON

Michael Hughes (Carrick Rangers) is presented with the Team of the Year award by mayor, Billy Ashe. INLT 11-934-CON

Julie Wilson (hockey) collects the Veterans Award from Mid and East Antrim Borough Council mayor, councillor Billy Ashe. INLT 11-933-CON

Julie Wilson (hockey) collects the Veterans Award from Mid and East Antrim Borough Council mayor, councillor Billy Ashe. INLT 11-933-CON

Colin de Fleury (sailing) is presented with the Manager or Coach of the Year trophy by Kris Magowan (PaPa Browns). INLT 11-932-CON

Colin de Fleury (sailing) is presented with the Manager or Coach of the Year trophy by Kris Magowan (PaPa Browns). INLT 11-932-CON

Howard Lipsett (Pollock Lifts) presents Kenneth Cloke with the Sportsperson with a Disability award. INLT 11-931-CON

Howard Lipsett (Pollock Lifts) presents Kenneth Cloke with the Sportsperson with a Disability award. INLT 11-931-CON

Christian Robinson (athletics) won the School Sporting Performance of the Year category. Gwyneth Evans (Ryobi) presented the award. INLT 11-930-CON

Christian Robinson (athletics) won the School Sporting Performance of the Year category. Gwyneth Evans (Ryobi) presented the award. INLT 11-930-CON