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Carlow’s Padraig Amond picks up three awards at South Wales Argus Sports Awards

Padraig was in flying form for Newport County this season

Newport County striker Carlow man Padraig Amond was the big winner at last night’s South Wales Argus Sports Awards, claiming three prizes including the Sports Personality of the Year crown.

He also won the Professional Sports Personality of the Year gong and County Player of the Year accolade.

Padraig scored 23 goals in all competitions and helped the side reach the FA Cup fifth round and secure a place in the League Two play-offs.

Newport are up against Tranmere in the League 2 playoff final in Wembley on Saturday.

Stephen Byrne

Stephen Byrne is the Head of Sport and News in KCLR96FM. He's an avid rugby fan and can be seen frequenting Leinster and local clubs games. He loves his GAA too and is a former hurler and footballer and stood between the posts for his home club of Kiltegan for many years. He's also a Man U fan for his troubles and shouts for Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga.
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