NI FOOTBALL AWARDS WINNERS

The top performers of the season were honoured at the first ever NI Football Awards at the Crowne Plaza Hotel last night.

The NI Football Awards were held in partnership between the NI Football League and Northern Ireland Football Writer's Association.

Danske Bank Player of the Year - Gavin Whyte (Crusaders)

Dream Spanish Homes Young Player of the Year - Gavin Whyte (Crusaders)

BetMcLean Manager of the Year - Oran Kearney (Coleraine)

Jordan's Gift Goal of the Season - Billy Joe Burns (Crusaders v Linfield)

Sodexo Championship Player of the Year - Michael McCrudden (Institute)

Premier Intermediate League Player of the Year - Jordan Hughes (Dundela)

Women's Football Personality of the Year - Lauren Perry (Linfield Ladies)

Uhlsport Premiership Team of the Year
GK Chris Johns - Coleraine
RB Billy Joe Burns - Crusaders
CB Stephen O'Donnell - Coleraine
CB Gareth McConaghie - Coleraine
LB Aaron Traynor - Coleraine
RW Gavin Whyte - Crusaders
CM Ciaron Harkin - Coleraine
CM Mark Sykes - Glenavon
LW Paul Heatley - Crusaders
CF Jamie McGonigle - Coleraine
CF Joe Gormley - Cliftonville

Bluefin Sport Championship Team of the Year
GK Martin Gallagher - Institute
RB Ryan Morrow - Institute
CB John Boyle - Newry City
CB Mark Scoltock - Institute
LB Eamonn Seydak - Institute
RW David Scullion - Larne
CM Samuel McIlveen - Ballyclare Comrades
CM Niall Grace - Institute
LW Chris Lavery - Portadown
CF Michael McCrudden - Institute
CF Mark McCabe - Newry City

Beleek Living Premier Intermediate League Team of the Year
GK Declan Brown - Queen's University
RB Matthew King - Dundela
CB Jay Magee - Dundela
CB Matthew McManus - Queen's University
LB Jordan Morrison - Dundela
RW Matthew Hughes - Queen's University
CM Barry Walsh - Queen's University
CM David McMaster - Dundela
LW Mikey Withers - Lisburn Distillery
CF Matthew Ferguson - Lisburn Distillery
CF Jordan Hughes - Dundela

Travel Solutions International Personality of the Year - Jonny Evans (West Brom Albion)

Non-Senior Club of the Year - Dundela

Malcolm Brodie Hall of Fame - Jimmy Nicholl

NI Football Writer's Merit Award - Jackie Fullerton MBE