2018 Local Sports Stars Finalists


Throughout the year our junior athletes have gone from strength to strength. Talented athletes from around NSW have been acknowledged by NewsLocal during the year with the Local Sports Stars Awards. Recognising athlete’s achievements in categories such as Junior Sports Stars, Junior Sports Team, Young Sporting Spirit. 

We congratulate the following athletes who were nominated and have recently been named finalists in their local area for their achievements in 2018!

The winners in each category and the overall Local Sports Star will be announced at a Gala Ceremony on Tuesday 30th October.

 Congratulations to the following athletes,

Parramatta Advertiser

Carissa Uno – Aerobics (Junior Sports Star Finalist) 
Sophie Del Popolo – Rhythmic Gymnastics (Junior Sports Star Finalist)
Sam Stephenson – Women’s Artistic (Young Sporting Spirit Finalist)

Hills Shire Times

Tahlia Geelan – Trampoline (Junior Sports Star Finalist)
Joshua Blench – Tumbling (Junior Sports Star Finalist)
Madison Rodd – Trampoline (Young Sporting Spirit Finalist)

Northern District Times

Angelina Boland – Rhythmic Gymnastics (Junior Sports Star Finalist)
Elena Chipizubov – Women’s Artistic (Junior Sports Star Finalist)