Off The Ball are delighted to have been nominated for six awards at the annual IMRO radio awards.
The IMRO awards "mark the very best in Irish radio broadcasting and recognise those who have made contributions over the year," according to their website. The shortlist for the awards was announced on Tuesday morning.
Three of our broadcasters, Joe Molloy, Nathan Murphy and Eoin Sheahan have all been nominated in the Sports Broadcaster category, while Off The Ball has also been nominated for Sports Programme of the year.
Off The Ball has also been nominated twice in the category of Best Sports Story for its coverage of the Gordon Elliott scandal that occurred in March, and for the story 'Giles at 80.'
— Seán Defoe (@SeanDefoe) August 31, 2021
The full list of nominations for Newstalk and Off The Ball can be viewed below.
B6 Sports story
The Gordon Elliott scandal
Giles at 80
B7 Sports programme
Off The Ball- Newstalk
Category E6 Sports Broadcaster
— IMRO Radio Awards (@IMRORadioAwards) August 31, 2021
Over 100 judges assessed 703 entries from over 40 categories and the nominations were chosen from this list.
The awards are set to take place on October 1st. Until then, you can follow #IMRO21 on social media for future news around the event.
Newstalk won nine awards in 2020 as Molloy took home the Sports Broadcaster of the Year award.
As well as that, Off The Ball were also successful in the sports story category for their hugely successful live roadshow with Roy Keane and Gary Neville.