Isle of Man Sports Awards 2012: Nominations announced

The nominations for the 2012 Isle of Man Sports Awards have been revealed.

Last year's winners Mark Cavendish and Aalin George are amongst those put forward for eight awards, including sportsman and sportswoman of the year.

The winners will named at the Villa Marina in Douglas on 21 March.

Isle of Man sport chairman Graham Cregeen said it is "an opportunity to celebrate a marvellous year for Manx sport".

The guest speaker will be former world snooker champion Dennis Taylor.

A special lifetime achievement award will also be handed out on the night, as will the Sports Aid sponsorships to young Manx athletes.

Isle of Man Sports Awards Nominations 2012

SPORTSMAN

Keith Gerrard; Peter Kennaugh; Mark Cavendish; David Knight; Dave Molyneux; Danny McCanney

SPORTSWOMAN

Aalin George; Debbie Barron; Emma Harris; Jess Draskau; Zoe Gillings; Harriet Pryke

DISABILITY

Darren Kennish; Chris Hattersley; Robin Smith ; Andy Waldron; Eve Kelly

AMBASSADOR

Steve Taylor; Peter Kennaugh; Mark Cavendish; Cal Crutchlow; Lonan Gentlemen's Fellowship

U-21 SPORTSMAN

Danny McCanney; Greg Kelly; Darryl Hill; Phil Cringle; Dan Hattersley; Callan Cooper; Jamie McCanney; Joe Kelly

U-21 SPORTSWOMAN

Tara Donnelly; Aalin George; Laura Kinley; Charlotte Atkinson; Kirsten George; Yasmin Ingham; Reagan Dee; Louise Corkill

TEAM

IOM Athletics Club; Ladies Compound Archery Team; St George's AFC; IOM Cricket Team; Southern Nomads

CLUB OFFICIAL

Brian Callow; Roberta Cannell; Joe Boyd; Tony Temple; Dave Christian; Louise Haddock

COACH

Gareth Dawson; Casey Davies; Tom Melvin; Jenni Quillan; Chris Bass; Kevin Manning