Thomas Greechan named Jersey sports person of the year

Thomas Greechan

Bowler Thomas Greechan has been named as the sports person of the year by the Jersey Sports Council.

Alex Buesnel (gymnastics), Malcolm de Sousa (bowls), Shadine Duquemin (athletics) and Jeremy Grigg (petanque) were also nominated.

The accolade follows a year in which Greechan won the World Champion of Champions bowls in Hong Kong.

Meanwhile, groundsman Steve Landick has been honoured with the Sid Guy award for service to island sport over time.

Landick, also the Jersey Football Combination's fixtures secretary, has given 30 years of his life to sport.

Other winners

Perpetual team trophy - Joan Renouf and Katie Nixon (bowls)

JSC trophy for achievement in disability sport - Tyrone Nicholson (aikido)

Colin Welsh memorial trophy for unsung heroes - Kevin Gell (rallying)

Bursaries - Daniel Robinson (cross country and track) £500, and Jonty Jenner (cricket) £250