2018 – Sports Awards Introduction


Countdown to our Sports Awards Gala   THE marquee night in the local sporting calendar is almost upon us as this week we officially launch the 2018 Ulster Herald Sports Awards, in association with principle sponsor Main Street. Top stars of all ages from an impressive variety of sports and disciplines will converge on Kelly’s […]


Jul 2015 Winner – Jenny Rankin


OPTING out of education and taking up employment to work with and ride horses is a decision that so far has proved the right one for promising young showjumper Jenny Rankin. After completing her education at Castlederg High School, the Mountjoy teenager turned her back on college after she received an offer to work at […]


May 2015 Winner – Neamh Woods


EXCELLING in the sports of Gaelic Football and Netball means life for Clanabogan woman Neamh Woods has become something of a juggling act over the years. And 2015 has been no different. In the early months Neamh helped the struggling Tyrone Ladies GAA team stave off the threat of relegation from Division One of the […]


Feb 2015 Winner – Daryl Strong


DESPITE winning more provincial and national titles than you could possibly shake a stick at, Omagh man Daryl Strong has little notion of hanging up his table tennis bat any time soon. In fact, it could be argued that like a good Merlot the Newry High School teacher is actually getting better with age. In […]


Jan 2015 Winner – Paul Barbour


Having faced some of the very best in the boxing ring, Omagh man Paul Barbour is now packing a real punch in competitive athletics. As a young boxer Barbour traded punches with some of the best in the business including none other than Olympic and Commonwealth Games medallist Paddy Barnes and the man currently making […]


Mar 2015 Winner – Johnny Giboney


MOST members of the current Omagh Academicals 1st XV squad were still in short trousers when lock Johnny Giboney and a previous generation were experiencing some dark days at the Coneywarren club! Giboney has been a permanent fixture in the Accies second row for more years than he possibly cares to remember. He was there […]


2014 Hall of Fame Award


Hall of Fame Award Our 2014 Hall of Fame recipient holds the unique distinction of being the only Tyrone man to win an All-Ireland football title and also play in the European Cup, the precursor to the modern day Champions League. Playing at the top level he played Gaelic Football for three counties and soccer […]


2014 – Sports Awards Introduction


2015 Ulster Herald Annual Sports Awards launched It’s almost upon us again! The marquee night in the local sporting calendar is just around the corner and this week we officially launch the 2015 Ulster Herald annual Sports Awards, in association with Main Street. Top stars of all ages from an impressive variety of sports and […]