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For the month of January 2015 we have selected the 10 top nominations for recognition and have selected two overall winners.


Ian Simms- Mens Basketball 1st

Harry Neale- Mens Basketball 2nd

Ellie Etchells- Womens Hockey 1st

Tom Becque- Mens Lacrosse 1st

Emma Whitehouse- Netball 2nd

Ben Hollister- Mens Rugby 1st

Izzie West- Womens Rugby 1st

Pete Avis- Mens Tennis 1st

Will Todd- Mens Tennis 2nd

Noorin Gulam- Weightlifter


Izzie West- Womens Rugby 1st

Izzie is an extremely dedicated member of the womens rugby team and holds the position of vice captain. Izzie is at every training and S&C session leading by example and has become one of the most influential players in the squad. She is a forward thinker and anticipates any challenges that arises. The womens team are currently full of confidence after convincingly stopping Marjon’s unbeaten season and are looking forward to taking on Winchester this afternoon.

Noorin Gulam- Weightlifter

Since Noorin Garriving at BU Noorin has added nearly 20 kilos to her Total, been Selected for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Development squad and Invited to a 3 month BWL training camp starting in April at Loughborough. She will compete in the English championships against 19 time British Champion Joanne Calvino for the 53 kg Title this weekend before a world class training camp in Barcelona next week.

Both winners have be presented with a pair of AFC Bournemouth tickets along with a certificate.

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