University of York Students' Union (YUSU)

Colours Ball Awards 2017

Our annual York Sport Union Colours Ball awards dinner is the pinnacle event of the sporting year at The University of York. It is an evening to celebrate the fantastic achievements of the 66 different university sports clubs we have at York over the year and reward the students who have dedicated their time and efforts.

The University of York is a prestigious university, reigning champions of one of the largest inter-university varsity’s in Europe, top 45 in British Universities, Colleges Sports League, with 7 focus teams competing at a national level and 10 York Sport Union scholars.

This year will be the 19th anniversary of the York Sport Union Colours Awards, with all of the key bodies in Sport in attendance. The 2016/17 Colours Ball was held at one of the most beautiful venues in York, The Principal in the York City Centre.

Awards Categories

Club Awards: Club Of The Year, Team Of The Year, Roses Club of the Year, Most Improved Club

Individual Awards: Sportsman of the Year, Sportswoman of the Year, Most improved Sportsperson of the Year, Coach of the Year, Services to Sport, Sport Journalist of the Year

Diversity Awards: Equal Opportunities Award

Colours: Full Colours, Half Colours

Colours Ball Award Winners 2016/17

Club of the Year - Women's Rugby Union
Team of the Year - Men's Tennis 2nd
Roses Club of the Year - Riding
Most Improved Club - Archery
Sportsman of the Year - Stuart Hosie
Sportswoman of the Year - Eslpeth McLeod
Most Improved Sportsperson of the Year - Sam Timpany
Coach of the Year - Sam Gervaux
Services to Sport - Chris Unsworth
Sport Journalist of the Year - Josh Kerr​