As 2016 draws to a close, The Advertiser is taking a look back at a great year of sporting achievements in Cessnock City.
Coalfields athletes have once again excelled in a range of sports across all levels, from the local grounds, fields and courts to the Olympic arena.
The 2016 Cessnock City Sportsperson of the Year awards will be presented early next year, with more details to be announced in the coming weeks.
If you know someone who’s worth a nod, email their achievements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Refresh your memory by taking a look at the gallery below. Click on each photo to view the associated story.
WANT MORE? Check out our top news stories from 2016 here.
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