Saturday, 17 November 2012

Sportsman of the Year - Winners and Finalists

Sportsman of the Year























John Hopley Memorial Trophy - Winners and Finalists

Rhodesia

1956 at SALISBURY

Winner: Margot Boileau (hockey). 
Other finalists: Don Black (tennis), David Lewis (cricket), Percy Mansell (cricket), Gerry Poval (billiards).

1957 at KITWE
Winner: Hilton Morgan (bisley). 
Other finalists: Jimmy de Villiers (motor racing), Basil Katz (tennis), Natalie Steward (swimming), Tony Pithey (cricket).
See : http://rhodesiansportprofiles.blogspot.com/2012/01/fred-hilton-morgan.html 

1958 at BULAWAYO
Winner Terry Sullivan (athletics). 
Other finalists: Dave Procter (golf), Lloyd Koch (hockey and cricket), Jimmy de Villiers (motor racing), Eric Cary (squash, hockey and badminton).
Visit: http://rhodesiansportprofiles.blogspot.com/2012/06/terence-allman-sullivan.html 

1959 at SALISBURY
Winner: Gary Hocking (motor cycling).
Other finalists: Flo Kennedy (badminton), Des van Jaarsveldt (rugby), Harold Paton (cricket and soccer). Dennis Pearson (channel swimming).
Visit: http://rhodesiansportprofiles.blogspot.com/2012/07/gary-hocking.html 

1960 at SALISBURY
Winner: Terry Sullivan (athletics). 
Other finalists: Des van Jaarsveldt (rugby), David Butler (yachting), Abe Bekker (boxing), Margaret Harriman (archery).
Visit: http://rhodesiansportprofiles.blogspot.com/2012/06/terence-allman-sullivan.html 

1961 at SALISBURY
Winner Ronnie Hill (rugby). 
Other finalists: David Lewis (cricket), Hilton Morgan (hockey), Shelagh Nefdt (hockey), Joe Sanderson (hockey).
Visit: http://rhodesiansportprofiles.blogspot.com/2012/05/ed.html 

1962 at SALISBURY
Winner Godfrey Lawrence (cricket). 
Other finalists: Jim Redman (motor cycling), Danie Burger (athletics), Gary Hocking (motor cycling), John Love (motor racing).
Visit: http://rhodesiansportprofiles.blogspot.com/2012/05/ed.html 

1963 at SALISBURY 
Winner Adrian Bey (tennis). 
Other finalists: JimRedman (motor cycling), Danie Burger (athletics), Joe Partridge (cricket), Marilyn Sidelsky (swimming).
Visit: http://rhodesiansportprofiles.blogspot.com/2012/09/adrian-bey.html 

1964 at SALISBURY 
Winner: Jim Redman (motor cycling). 
Other finalists: John Love (motor racing), Joe Partridge (cricket), Colin Bland (cricket), Lynn Gilchrist (paraplegics).
Visit: http://rhodesiansportprofiles.blogspot.com/2012/09/james-albert-redman.html 

1965 at SALISBURY
Winner Colin Bland (cricket). 
Other finalists: Neil Jardine (rugby), Tony Pithey (cricket), Alex Cracknell (shooting), Enid Spence (hockey).
Visit: http://rhodesiansportprofiles.blogspot.com/2012/03/kenneth-colin-bland.html 

1966 at SALISBURY
Winner Ian Bond (rugby). 
Other finalists: Enid Spence (hockey), Colin Bland (cricket), John Love (motor racing), Terry Rossiter (diving). Rob Ullyett (cricket and hockey).

1967 at SALISBURY
Winner Jack du Preez (cricket). 
Other finalists: Gay Erskine (squash), John Keyter (swimming), John Love (motor racing), Pat Walkden (tennis), Bob White (golf).
Visit: http://rhodesiansportprofiles.blogspot.com/2012/08/john-harcourt-jackie-du-preez.html 

1968 at BULAWAYO
Winner: John Love (motor racing). 
Other finalists: Gay Erskine (squash), Angela Edwards (show jumping), Anthea Stewart (hockey), Larry Farren (boxing).
Visit: http://rhodesiansportprofiles.blogspot.com/2012/09/john-maxwell-love.html 

1969 at SALISBURY
Winner: John Keyter (swimming). 
Other finalists: Rob Mundell (rugby), Yvonne Robinson (hockey), Tienie Martin (rugby), Russell McKinley (baseball).
Visit: http://rhodesiansportprofiles.blogspot.com/2012/10/john-keyter.html 

1970 at SALISBURY
Winner Artwell Mandaza (athletics). 
Other finalists: Hank Irvine (tennis), Rob Jordan (soccer), John McPhun (cricket and hockey), Rob Mundell (rugby).
Visit: http://rhodesiansportprofiles.blogspot.com/2012/11/artwell-mandaza.html 

1971 at SALISBURY
Winner: Mike Procter (cricket). 
Other finalists: Don Liebermann (diving), Steve Sherren (squash), Simon Hobday (golf), Terry Bowes (cricket and rugby).
Visit: http://rhodesiansportprofiles.blogspot.com/2012/10/michael-john-proctor.html 

1972 at BULAWAYO
Winner Mike Procter (cricket). 
Other finalists: Andrew Pattison (tennis), Sandra James (paraplegics), Thelma Ault (bowls), Bob Hatherly (swimming).
Visit: http://rhodesiansportprofiles.blogspot.com/2012/10/michael-john-proctor.html 

1973 at SALISBURY
Winner Gay Erskine (squash).
Other finalists: George Harvey (golf), Ian Robertson (rugby), Steve Sherren (squash), Allan Peake
(hockey).
Visit: http://rhodesiansportprofiles.blogspot.com/2012/08/gay-alison-erskine.html 

1974 at SALISBURY
Winner: Dave West (hockey). 
Other finalists: Ian Robertson (rugby), Jack du Preez (cricket), Steve Sherren (squash), Nicky Price (golf).

1975 at BULAWAYO
Winners: George Harvey, Dennis Watson (golf). 
Other finalists: Lucie Springett (bowls), Brian Davison (cricket), Peter Morgenrood and Denis Lapham (yachting).
Visit: http://rhodesiansportprofiles.blogspot.com/2012/11/denis-watson-and-george-harvey.html 

1976 at SALISBURY
Winner: Ian Robertson (rugby).
Other finalists: Colin Dowdeswell (tennis ), Jack Heron (cricket), George Shaya (soccer), Flo Kennedy (bowls).
Visit: http://rhodesiansportprofiles.blogspot.com/2012/10/ian-william-robertson.html 

1977 at SALISBURY
Winner: David Westerhout (pistol shooting). 
Other finalists: Liz Chase (hockey), Gerald Peckover (hockey), Alan Sutherland (rugby), Teddy Webber (golf).
Visit: http://rhodesiansportprofiles.blogspot.com/2012/11/david-ian-westerhout.html 

1978 at SALISBURY
Winner: Teddy Webber (golf). 
Other finalists: Ian Robertson (rugby), Langton "Schoolboy" Tinago (boxing), Don Hollingworth (shooting), Stuart Robertson (cricket).
Visit: http://rhodesiansportprofiles.blogspot.com/2012/11/edward-arthur-webber.html 

1979 at SALISBURY
Winner: Simon Hobday (golf). 
Other finalists: Kenias Tembo (athletics), Trevor Wilkinson (squash), Shacky Tauro (soccer), John Musa (cycling).
Visit: http://rhodesiansportprofiles.blogspot.com/2012/11/simon-hobday.html 

Zimbabwe
1980 at BULAWAYOFinalists: Ann Grant (hockey),Sunday Marimo (soccer), Langton "Schoolboy" Tinago (boxing), Antonette Wilken (diving), Trevor Wilkinson (squash).

"At the time of going to press, the winner had not been announced."

1976 - (Top left to right)
Colin Dowdeswell - Jack Heron
(Bottom left to right)
Flo Kennedy - George Shaya - Ian Robertson

1977 (Top left to right)
Alan Sutherland - Liz Chase - Dave Westerhout
(Bottom left to right)
Teddy Webber - Gerald Peckover

1978 (Top left to right)
Ian Robertson - Don Hollingworth
(Bottom left to right)
Teddy Webber - Langton "Schoolboy" Tinago - Stuart Robertson


1979 (Top left to right)
Kenias Tembo - Trevor Wilkinson - Shacky Tauro
(Bottom left to right)
Simon Hobday - John Musa
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