The latest recipients of the Enkalon Foundation /Antrim Borough Youth Sports Bursaries have received their awards. A total of eight young local sports stars were awarded grants. John Wallace from the Enkalon Foundation and Norman Craig from the Antrim Sports Advisory Association made the presentations to: Adam Robinson (Mini Moto Racing), Niall Craig (Tae Kwondo), John Simpson (Motorcycling), Joanne McCLurkin (Hockey), Ryan Orr (Cycling), Sarah Sproule (Eventing) and brothers Boyd and Daniel Cathcart (Trampoling).
Neil McCullough, Sport & Physical Activity Development Manager with Antrim Borough Council, explains, “The Youth Sports Bursaries are jointly funded by the Enkalon Foundation and Antrim Borough Council. They are awarded to assist talented young sports performers with training and competition expenses to help them reach their full potential as the sports stars of the future. It is hoped that these Youth Sports Bursaries will enable them to further excel in their chosen sports.”
Application forms are currently available for the next period of Youth Sports Bursaries, which will close on the 31 May 2011. Any talented sports performer under 25 who is a resident, attends school or is a member of a club within the Antrim Borough is eligible to apply. Anyone interested should contact Neil McCullough T. 028 9446 3113 E: email@example.com