In pictures: Remembering when the sports stars of Newport were applauded

Newport Sports Awards, Lynne Melia of Gwent Sword Club with Mervyn Fleming, Chairman of Newport Sports Council
Newport Sports Awards, Lynne Melia of Gwent Sword Club with Mervyn Fleming, Chairman of Newport Sports Council

BACK in 2005 we were there to capture the winners of the Newport Sports Awards.

Here's a selection of images from that event.

South Wales Argus: Newport Sports Awards, Lynne Melia of Gwent Sword Club with Mervyn Fleming, Chairman of Newport Sports Council
South Wales Argus: Newport Sports Awards, Lynne Melia of Gwent Sword Club with Mervyn Fleming, Chairman of Newport Sports Council

Lynne Melia of Gwent Sword Club with Mervyn Fleming, chairman of Newport Sports Council

South Wales Argus: Newport Sports Awards, Coach of the year, Colin Simmons, Newport Cycle speedway club
South Wales Argus: Newport Sports Awards, Coach of the year, Colin Simmons, Newport Cycle speedway club

Coach of the year Colin Simmons of Newport Cycle Speedway Club

South Wales Argus: Newport Sports Awards, Liz Johnson, Paralympic silver medaliist
South Wales Argus: Newport Sports Awards, Liz Johnson, Paralympic silver medaliist

Liz Johnson, Paralympic silver medaliist

South Wales Argus: Newport Sports Awards, Young team of the year, Newport Cycle speedway club
South Wales Argus: Newport Sports Awards, Young team of the year, Newport Cycle speedway club

Young Team of the Year, Newport Cycle Speedway Club

South Wales Argus: Newport Sports Awards, Lifetime achievement award for Steve Babos of Newport Judo Club, presented by Nabil Hassan
South Wales Argus: Newport Sports Awards, Lifetime achievement award for Steve Babos of Newport Judo Club, presented by Nabil Hassan

Lifetime achievement award for Steve Babos of Newport Judo Club, presented by Nabil Hassan

South Wales Argus: Newport Sports Awards, Olivia Scarfi
South Wales Argus: Newport Sports Awards, Olivia Scarfi

Olivia Scarfi

South Wales Argus: Newport Sports awards, Gwent Sword Club
South Wales Argus: Newport Sports awards, Gwent Sword Club

Gwent Sword Club

South Wales Argus: Newport Sports Awards, Rebecca Williams
South Wales Argus: Newport Sports Awards, Rebecca Williams

Rebecca Williams

South Wales Argus: Newport Sports Awards, Alexia Evans
South Wales Argus: Newport Sports Awards, Alexia Evans

Alexia Evans

South Wales Argus: Newport Sports Awards, Liz Johnson
South Wales Argus: Newport Sports Awards, Liz Johnson

Liz Johnson

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