FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Sport Newfoundland and Labrador Announces 2020 Hall of Fame Inductees

St. John’s – Sport Newfoundland and Labrador is elated to announce five new members to be inducted into the Newfoundland and Labrador Sports Hall of Fame. Selected by the Newfoundland and Labrador Sports Hall of Fame board of Governors, these honorable inductees will be celebrated at the Stars and Legends Awards Gala.

“These inductees for 2020 have achieved great successes over the course of their sporting careers. The level of dedication and sportsmanship that these Athletes, Administrators and Volunteers possess have aided them in creating lasting legacies, while making notable contributions over the years to the sporting community. These inductees are inspirations for others all over the province, and we are excited to commemorate them and celebrate these accomplished individuals at our annual Stars and Legends Gala” says Ed Murphy, Chair of the Newfoundland and Labrador Sports Hall of Fame Board of Governors.

The 2020 inductees are:
• Kirk Howell in the “Athlete” category (Cross-Country Skiing)
• Anne (Barrington) Johnston in the “Athlete” category (Athletics)
• Douglas Redmond in the “Builder” category (Soccer)
• Gail (Moore) Roberts in the “Athlete/Builder” category (Volleyball, basketball, fieldhockey)
• Erin Woodrow in the “Athlete” category (Boxing)

Please CLICK HERE for the full release including Biographies for each of the inductees.

The Newfoundland and Labrador Sports Hall of Fame aims to recognize, honour and pay tribute to exceptional individuals who have made considerable contributions to the provinces sporting community through their playing ability, sportsmanship and character. These distinctions aid in the development of all aspects of sport through the permanent recording of the achievements
and history of these accomplished individuals.

Regretfully, we must inform you that the Stars and Legends Awards Gala, will not be going ahead as planned. In the interest of caution as we work together to navigate the challenges
imposed by COVID-19, the Induction Ceremony will be rescheduled.  SportNL is working to determine next steps and develop a plan for the 2020 Induction Ceremony. We appreciate your patience and understanding while we work on the final details.

Please watch our social media channels and website for updates as they are made available Sport Newfoundland and Labrador is a volunteer organization committed to the promotion and
advancement of amateur sport throughout the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

 

Contact: Troy Croft
Executive Director
troy@sportnl.ca
(709) 682-3665