Member for Port Macquarie, Leslie Williams has congratulated local sporting great Ryley Batt on winning yet another sports award.
On Thursday evening Ryley won the 2012 NSW Institute of Sports Award for the Australian Team Athlete of the Year.
"Hot on the heels of winning gold at the London Paralympics in Wheelchair Rugby, Ryley continues to be recognised for his great sporting achievements and tonight's award caps off a triumphant year for this dynamic young man," Mrs Williams said.
"Our entire region is proud of Ryley and I congratulate him on this very deserving award.
"Ryley is an incredibly gifted athlete and I know this latest award will mean a lot to him," Mrs Williams said.