Jersey Reds Athletic: Judges Award winner

The award recognises the special achievements of Jersey Reds Athletic, including raising more than £8,000 for charity. Credit: Jacqueline Ranieri

Jersey Reds Athletic have won the Judges Award for 2021.

They are the senior amateur men's side of Jersey Reds Rugby Club and this honour recognises the team's special achievements.

With the pandemic disrupting regular fixtures, the club switched their attention to football and cricket to stay fit.

They also raised more than £8,000 for Friends of Jersey Oncology by running the most southerly marathon in the British Isles.

The team raised more than £8,000 for charity by running the most southerly marathon in the British Isles. Credit: ITV Channel TV

The Betway CI Sports Awards is broadcast live on ITV across both Bailiwicks and celebrates the best of sport across the Channel Islands.

All you need to know about the Betway Channel Islands Sports Awards 2021

When and where are the awards?

The Betway Channel Islands Sports Awards 2021 will be held on Thursday 17 February from Beau Sejour in Guernsey.

The event will be broadcast live on ITV across the Channel Islands throughout the evening, with the main news programme at 6pm before two further half-hour shows at 7:30pm and 10:45pm.

There will also be coverage across ITV Channel's website and social media platforms.

The event will be hosted by ITV Channel's sports correspondent Keilan Webster and presenter Jonathan Wills.

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Who is the special guest?

Olympian Gail Emms MBE will be the special guest at the Betway Channel Islands Sports Awards 2021.

Emms and her mixed doubles Badminton partner Nathan Robertson made history at the 2004 Olympics in Athens - winning Team GB's first and only silver medal in the sport.

You can read more about Emms and her career here.

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How many awards are up for grabs?

In total there are seven awards up for grabs which include:

  • Betway Channel Islands Sports Personality of the Year

  • Channel Islands Sports Personality Team of the Year

  • Channel Islands Sports Personality Coach of the Year

  • Channel Islands Sports Personality Rising Star Award

  • The Channel Islands Champion of Sport

  • The Michael Lucas Sporting Hero of the Year

  • The Channel Islands Sports Personality Judges Award

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Who won last time?

The Channel Islands Sports Awards were last held in 2019. It was cancelled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic

However, the winners last time out were:

  • Channel Islands Sports Personality of the Year - Maya Le Tissier

  • Channel Islands Sports Personality Team of the Year - Jersey Cricket Team

  • Channel Islands Sports Personality Rising Star Award - Sam Culverwell

  • Channel Islands Sports Personality Coach of the Year - Neil MacRae

  • Champion of Sport Award - Serena Gutherie

  • The Michael Lucas Sporting Hero Award - Ralph Anthony and Eric Waldron

You can catch up on all the awards here.

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How to follow on social media

You can join in and follow the conversation online and across our social media platforms with the hashtag #CISPOTY

We will have loads of behind the scene clips and reaction from all of those who are attending the event.

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