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Notice of Motion given by Councillor Bryan Lodge

That this Council:-

 

(a)       congratulates the following Sheffield sportsmen, sportswomen and teams who have achieved notable success in 2013:

 

(i)         Nick Matthews, third time World Squash Champion;

 

(ii)        Matthew Fitzpatrick, US Amateur Golf Champion;

 

(iii)       Peter James Hallam, Junior Men’s British Figure Skating Champion;

 

(iv)       Matthew Johnson, City of Sheffield swimmer, member of the British Junior World Champion Relay Team;

 

(v)        Sheffield Trampoline Academy, two World Champions, Bryony Page and Lucy Horan;

 

(vi)       Sheffield Eagles, the first side to win back to back Rugby League Championship Grand Finals;

 

(vii)      City of Sheffield Diving Club, Top Boy and Girls Teams in British Diving Talent Games; and

 

(viii)     Sheffield FC, inaugural winners of the Pioneers Cup, against teams from Italy and Spain;

 

(b)       believes these achievements highlight the contribution Sheffield sport clubs and individuals make to the City and thanks performers, officials, and volunteers for their hard work and commitment; and

 

(c)        directs that a copy of this Motion be sent to the named clubs and that letters of congratulations be sent to those mentioned above who have received individual awards.

Minutes:

 

Sporting Success

 

 

 

RESOLVED: On the Motion of Councillor Isobel Bowler, seconded by Councillor Mick Rooney, that this Council:-

 

 

 

(a)       congratulates the following Sheffield sportsmen, sportswomen and teams who have achieved notable success in 2013:

 

(i)         Nick Matthews, third time World Squash Champion;

 

(ii)        Matthew Fitzpatrick, US Amateur Golf Champion;

 

(iii)       Peter James Hallam, Junior Men’s British Figure Skating Champion;

 

(iv)       Matthew Johnson, City of Sheffield swimmer, member of the British Junior World Champion Relay Team;

 

(v)        Sheffield Trampoline Academy, two World Champions, Bryony Page and Lucy Horan;

 

(vi)       Sheffield Eagles, the first side to win back to back Rugby League Championship Grand Finals;

 

(vii)      City of Sheffield Diving Club, Top Boy and Girls Teams in British Diving Talent Games; and

 

(viii)     Sheffield FC, inaugural winners of the Pioneers Cup, against teams from Italy and Spain;

 

(b)       believes these achievements highlight the contribution Sheffield sport clubs and individuals make to the City and thanks performers, officials, and volunteers for their hard work and commitment; and

 

(c)        directs that a copy of this Motion be sent to the named clubs and that letters of congratulations be sent to those mentioned above who have received individual awards.