Watch: Ballymena celebrates its sporting stars at Sports Awards

Ballymena celebrated its sporting stars of the past year in style tonight.

The 18th annual Ballymena Sports Awards - the first since the creation of the new Mid and East Antrim Council - took place in the Des Allen Suite at the Showgrounds.

Winners in tonight's Ballymena Sports Awards, pictured with their prizes.

Winners in tonight's Ballymena Sports Awards, pictured with their prizes.

Winners of the various awards were:

Junior Sportsperson of the Year - Katie Morrow (wheelchair basketball)

School Sporting Performance - St Louis Grammar School (hurling)

Sportsperson/team with a Disability - Katie Morrow (wheelchair basketball)

Manager/Coach of the Year - Gary Marshall (equestrian)

Veterans’ award - Brigid Quinn (athletics)

Team of the Year - Ballymena & Antrim Athletics Club U-13 boys 4x100m (athletics)

Services to Sport - Davy King (football)

Sportsperson of the Year - Steven Donnelly (boxing)

Sporting Hall of Fame - Michael O’Neill (football)

Look out for much more coverage, including winners’ photos, from the awards in Tuesday’s Ballymena & Antrim Times.