Lucy O'Sullivan win Jersey Sports Council's top award

Lucy O'Sullivan
Lucy O'Sullivan shot at the 2010 Commonwealth Games for Jersey

Great Britain international compound archer Lucy O'Sullivan has been named Sports Person of the Year by the Jersey Sports Council.

It follows a year in which she helped GB to second place in the team event of the European Championships in Armenia.

O'Sullivan is also expected to be one of Jersey's star performers at the Island Games this summer.

Commonwealth Games shooter Barry Le Cheminant and gymnast Alex Buesnel had also been amongst the nominees.

Meanwhile, Jersey's Under-19 cricket squad were named the Sports Council's Team of the Year after their

At a ceremony in St Helier, the cricketers - who are just one step away now from appearing at the World Cup - came out on top ahead of the likes of Commonwealth Games lawn bowls duo Lindsey Greechan and Katie Nixon.

The Achievement in Disability Sport award went to partially sighted aikido coach Roisin Pitman, while the Colin Welsh Memorial Trophy for unsung heroes was won by Jersey Spartans Athletics Club timer Carl Prosser.

The prestigious Sid Guy Trophy - given by the Jersey Sports Council each year to someone who has dedicated their life to sport in the island - went to fencing coach and Commonwealth Games team manager Robin Dupre.

Teenage squash player Beth Garton was awarded a £500 bursary to help with off-island travel to compete outside Jersey. She has already been in Slovenia in April.

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