DONEGAL SPORT HUB was well-represented at the 2016 Realex Payments Web Awards at the Liberty Hall Theatre in Dublin tonight.
In the Best Sports News site category, Donegal Sport Hub – the only local nomination – made the final shortlist alongside heavyweights balls.ie, sportsjoe.ie, backpagefootball.com, sportsnewsireland.com, boxingnewsandviews.com and extratime.ie. The award was won by balls.ie.
Photo caption: Alice Diver and Chris McNulty of Donegal Sport Hub at the 2016 Realex Payments Web Awards at the Liberty Hall Theatre in Dublin tonight
“One of the most tightly contested categories of the night,” said MC for the night, Rick O’Shea of 2FM said.[adrotate group=”38″]
“Well, we didn’t win, but congrats to balls.ie for winning in our category – best sports news site – and thanks to everyone – particularly our partners at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Letterkenny – for your support in our first year,” said Chris McNulty from Dublin.
“For us to have been nominated alongside some of Ireland’s top sports sites after such a short time in existence is amazing. We’ll continue to keep doing what we’re doing.”
Donegal Sport Hub, which was launched in July 2015 by Chris McNulty, Charlie Collins and Alan Foley, is a sports website dedicated to Donegal. In that time they have had over 3,000,000 page impressions from 600,000 unique users.
The site works off platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, SoundCloud and Google Plus to produce rolling sports news as well as innovative local sports coverage by means of roadshows, weekly podcasts and video highlights of the Michael Murphy Sports & Leisure Donegal SFC in association with Brendan ‘Bradas’ O’Donnell from Jacksonsmediatv.[adrotate group=”53″] Tags: