New Hall Hospital sponsors Salisbury Sports Awards
Monday 7 November 2016
The Salisbury Journal Sports Awards returned, with a host of talent picking up the prizes and nearly 300 people attended the event which took to the stage for the first time in 10 years last Friday. Champion 400m sprinter Iwan Thomas hosted the evening where he delivered an engaging speech on his career, including how his ambition and hard-work resulted in gold at the European Championships in Budapest 1998. Amongst many local athletes, coaches and supporters, the guest list included FA Cup winner Nick Holmes, England netball player Mia Ritchie and England lacrosse international Ruby Smith handing out awards in the luxury marquee set up at Raymond McEnhill Stadium, home to Salisbury Football Club.
New Hall Hospital in Salisbury sponsored the “Senior Team of the Year”. The finalists in this category were South Wilts Cricket Club, Amesbury Town FC and Salisbury RFC and the vote was given to all members of staff at New Hall Hospital, who chose Salisbury RFC as the winner. Salisbury RFC completed back to back promotions to secure national league rugby for the first time in the clubs history. After a really tough season and relegation 2 years ago the team have come together and become the most successful and highest level rugby club in the county. Rena Wiethaupt, Marketing & PR executive at Ramsay Health Care: “The Sports Awards were a great opportunity to not only recognise fantastic athletic talent but also those who help to keep the local clubs running, coaches, managers and volunteers. As the local private hospital with orthopaedic services and an in-house physiotherapy department, we see many sportsmen and women at New Hall Hospital and are proud to help them to keep doing what they love”.