|Nat Graham, Matt Byrne and Kelly Graham.|
The award was accepted by young rowers Nathanial Graham, Matthew Byrne and coach Kelly Graham at the local Australia Day celebration at the Derwent Esplanade in New Norfolk on Thursday.
"Both Matt Byrne and Nat Graham have competed at state and national Under 19 and 21
championships with excellent results," Mayor Martyn Evans said. "Coach Kelly Graham is a long-term master rower and mentor at the New Norfolk Rowing Club."
|Madison Shaw receives her award.|
"Madison was a state representative in 2013, 2014 and 2015 [and] played for the Junior Chargers in 2013," Councillor Evans said.
Madison also started coaching basketball at a local level in 2016 and experienced early success with her New Norfolk Under 12 girls' team winning Division 2.
No award was made in the category of Sportsperson of the Year.