Springbok captain Siya Kolisi won the People’s Choice Sports Star award at the SA Sports Awards held in Durban.
He led the Springboks to a 32-12 victory over England in the Rugby World Cup final in Japan.
Springbok coach Rasie Erasmus was named Coach of the Year.
While the Proteas Netball team picked up the award for Team of the Year after winning this year's Africa Netball World Cup and finishing fourth at the Netball World Cup in Liverpool.
Sports Administrator of the Year - Cecilia Molokwane
Sportsman of the Year - Moruti Mthalane
Sportsman of the Year with a disability - Ntando Mahlangu
Sportswoman of the Year - Tatjana Schoenmaker
Sportswoman of the Year with a disability - Anrune Liebenberg-Weyers
Team of the Year - Spar Proteas
Newcomer of the Year - Michael Houlie
Coach of the Year - Rassie Erasmus
Volunteer of the Year - Mervyn Mooi
The Recreation Body of the Year - United through Sports
Photographer of the Year - Philip Maeta
School Team of the Year - St Benedict's College
Developing school team of the Year - Ikhwezilesizwe Primary School under 13
The People's Choice of the Year - Siya Kolisi
Indigenous Game Team - KZN Khokho Female team
Federation of the Year - Netball SA
Sports Star of the Year - Tatjana Schoenmaker