Rams winger Morton bags five trophy haul

Winger Dale Morton scooped five awards at the Dewsbury Rams presentation on Wednesday night.
Winger Dale Morton scooped five awards at the Dewsbury Rams presentation on Wednesday night.

Dale Morton stole the show at the Dewsbury Rams presentation evening on Wednesday, scooping an incredible five awards.

Morton has played 29 matches in all competitions for the Rams this season, scoring 13 tries, and his efforts have been recognised by supporters and teammates alike.

Morton was voted supporters’ player of the year and also took the award from fans’ fundraising group the Amber Ribbon.

Morton was named Rams players’ player of the year and best back, while also collecting the main award of the evening, the man of steel.

Scott Hale was named coaches player of the year, while Ryan Hepworth capped a terrific campaign for the Rams when he was named best forward.

Hepworth could reach a notable career milestone if he features in Sunday’s final game of the Kingstone Press Championship Shield as the prop forward is just one appearance away from 200 in his professional career.

Hepworth has played 87 times for the Rams, since joining in 2013.

There was cause for celebration when the Rams were named Championship Club of the Year at the league’s awards ceremony in Manchester on Monday, in recognition of the terrific work he club do on and off the field.

Dewsbury are setting their sights on a Grand Final double after their Reserves were crowned champions following a terrific victory over Leigh Centurions last Friday.

Sam Dunn’s last-gasp try snatched a thrilling 30-28 victory over the Centurions and the Rams centre was named Reserves coaches player of the season and shared player of the year with Brad Delaney.

James Delaney was Reserves players’ player of the year, while Josh Ellis scooped man of steel.