FABULOUS Flournoy won the prestigious Sports Personality of the Year Award at Sport Newcastle’s annual prize-giving ceremony hosted on Monday evening.

Fabulous’ latest award was in recognition of the Eagle’s success last season in the British Basketball League, securing an impressive array of trophies to their name.

The Newcastle Eagles player-coach’s acceptance speeches have become a regular occurrence at the event, having received numerous awards on behalf of himself and his extremely successful basketball club over the years. Flournoy previously won the award in 2009 and attained the Stan Calvert Award for coaching in 2005.


This years winner of the Stan Calvert Award was Newcastle United Foundation coach Neil Winskill.The Frank Brennan trophy for Sporting Achievement was awarded to Birtley ABC and the Community Team Award went to Newcastle Diamonds Speedway Team.

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