Vote for your Sports Professional of the Year


SPOTY 2015
Let the battle commence - who is your Surrey Sports Professional 2015?

This award gives the public a chance to vote for their top sports person in Surrey. The award is for elite athletes from local teams who have inspired fans, scored points and been an exemplary sportsperson in everything they do.

The nominees: 


Ugo Monye (Harlequins and England Rugby)

Ugo Monye retired from Harlequins at the end of the 2014/15 season having made 241 appearances for the Club over 13 illustrious years.

The 32-year-old has supported many charities throughout his career including his Testimonial year where he raised funds for Help a Capital Child, Prostate Cancer charity, RPA Benevolent Trust and A21 campaign targeting human trafficking. On the field, the winger, who was one of the first players to graduate from the Harlequins Academy, has helped the club to four senior titles; the European Challenge Cup in 2004 and 2011, the 2012 Aviva Premiership and the 2013 LV= Cup. Ugo also made 14 appearances for England and played on the British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa in 2009.


Tom Curran (Surrey Cricket and England Cricket)

20 year old fast bowler Tom Curran has enjoyed the season of his life for Surrey CCC, as they won the LV= County Championship Division Two and reached the final of the Royal London One Day Cup.

Taking over 100 wickets in all competitions, Curran recently earned himself selection for the England Performance Programme this winter, the first step towards achieving International honours.
As well as his own performances, Curran has also played an integral part in the development of his younger brother Sam, who burst into the Surrey side in the middle of the season and astonished cricket lovers around the country with his all-round ability.


Chris Langridge (Surrey Smashers and Team GB)

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games medallist Chris Langridge captained Surrey Smashers to a top of the table finish in the first ever National Badminton League season, making the Leatherhead-born player a star amongst Surrey badminton fans.

Chris has put Surrey as a county on the map for badminton across the world. He takes pride in his background and his home county, bringing hoards of local fans to Surrey Sports Park to watch professional sport throughout the season, while taking part in competitions across the globe as he looks for Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualification next summer.


Hannah Reid (Surrey Storm)

Guildford’s Hannah Reid captained Storm to their first ever Superleague title in 2015 having been present in every single league match last season.

Surrey Storm fans young and old see Hannah as a real hero on and off court. Her passion for the game is inspiring and many fans would openly name her as their favourite player. She is the perfect role model for all young players, displaying professionalism, athleticism and an unrivalled hard work ethic while remaining humble, honest and appreciative of her success and the opportunities given to her.


Voting is now OPEN. Make your choice here.

The winner will be announced at the awards on 3 December.