The UON Central Coast Sevens was announced as the 2015 Central Coast Sports Event of the Year at the Central Coast Sports Federation Sports Awards gala dinner on Saturday 21 November 2015.
The awards recognize the regions’ top performing athletes, volunteers, teams, coaches and events.
The prestigious Sports Event of the Year Award has capped an amazing year for the tournament, which has received widespread international acclaim for the strength and quality of the
competition, attracting some of the very best teams in the world and delivering an internationally renowned event to the Central Coast community.
Tournament Director and Founder Craig Morgan said on accepting the award “we are honoured and ecstatic to be named the Central Coast Sports Event of the Year, to be recognised by the
Central Coast Sports Federation and have the tournament held in such high esteem is humbling and we are very grateful to be alongside such high quality athletes, teams, coaches and volunteers within our local community. The success of the tournament is based around a very small team of friends and family and the tremendous support of all of our partners, we would like to acknowledge the Sports Federation for recognizing sport on the Central Coast and the University of Newcastle for their support, UON and the Central Coast Sevens share a magnificent synergy with a strong community focus and we are honoured to have such a tremendous association”.
Dates for the 2016 tournament were also announced with the event set for the weekend of 21st-23rd October 2016. The tournament is receiving unprecedented interest from around the world
with a high volume of interest being received from teams seeking to secure a position within the 2016 event.
Morgan added “We have received several high level nominations from international and domestic teams with some very strong nominations to consider, 2016 looks to be very exciting if the
quality of nominations are anything to go by, interest has been magnificent.”
The UON Central Coast Sevens would like to thank the University of Newcastle, Wyong Shire Council, Gosford City Council, Fitness First, Boost Juice Erina Fair, Kinesio, Rhino Rugby, Regional
Development Australia Central Coast, BLK, Wyong Rugby League Club, Corporate Print Solutions, 107.7 2GO, 101.3 SEA FM, Gosford RSL, Biz+, Custom Trophies, Terry White Chemist, NBN
Television, Central Coast Academy of Sport, Central Coast Sports Federation.