Awards 2016/17

Held in the Premiership Suite at Leicester Tigers Welford Road Stadium on Thursday 18 May 2017,  the #DMUsportAwards celebrated the historic 2016/17 season success of #TeamDMU.

The inagural event saw 10 gongs awarded from 'Committee of the Year', to 'Sportsman and woman of the Year' to the 'Special Recognition Award'. Nominees and winners are listed below.

Sports Awards general


Most Improved Club of the Year

Shortlist: DMU Running Club, DMU Sub Aqua Club, DMU Women's Rugby Club, DMU Squash Club and DMU Futsal Club.

Winner: DMU Sub Aqua Club

SA Sub Aqua


Community Club of the Year

Shortlist: DMU Lacrosse Club, DMU Equestrian Club, DMU Hockey Club.

Winner: DMU Equestrian Club

SA Equestrian


Committee of the Year

Shortlist: DMU Cycling Club, DMU Netball Club, DMU Swim and Tri Club and DMU Equestrian Club.

Winner: DMU Swim and Tri Club

SA Swim and Tri


Coach of the Year

Winner: Tom Fairhurst- DMU Squash Club

SA Tom Fairhurst


Non-British University and College Sports (BUCS) Team of the Year  

Shortlist: DMU Taekwondo Club, DMU Dodgeball Club

Winner: DMU Taekwondo Club

Non-BUCS Team of the Year- Taekwondo


British University and College Sports (BUCS) Team of the Year

Shortlist: DMU Women's Hockey Club, DMU Men's Basketball Club 1st, DMU Netball Club 1st and DMU Men's Tennis Club 1st

Winner: DMU Men's Tennis Club 1st

SA Tennis


Sportsman of the Year

Winner: Henry Clement- DMU Men's Rugby 1st

SA Henry Clement


Sportwoman of the Year

Winner: Grace Morgan- DMU Women's Football 1st

Sportswoman of the Year


Club of the Year

Winner: DMU Men's Rugby

SA Rugby


Special Recognition Award

Winner: Niamh Bailey- Athletics

SA Nia

View all the images from the night on our Facebook page.

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