Stott scoops awards hat-trick at Thornhill’s presentation evening

George Stott won Thornhill's players player and player of the year awards.
George Stott won Thornhill's players player and player of the year awards.

Thornhill Trojans celebrated a successful season which saw them earn promotion to National Conference Division One and win a third consecutive Heavy Woollen ARL Jim Brown Cup at last Saturday’s presentation evening.

Awards were handed out by former Leeds Rhinos and Wakefield Trinity star Will Poching and George Stott picked up a hat-trick of prizes as he was named players’ player and player of the season and also received the Dave Schofield Award.

Danny Ratcliffe was named supporters’ player of the season, Wayne Wilson was most improved player and Sam Ratcliffe received a special coaches award.

Matt Teasdale was the Trojans A team’s most improved player, Jason Milner scooped supporters’ player of the year, Steve Smith was players’ player and Joe Waters took home player of the year.

The outstanding Thornhill junior was Under-7s player Jack Griffiths, who received the Ged Brentnall award.

The Stanley Gath Award went to Jake Smith Wilson, Carly Teasdale picked up the John Bragg Award, Craig Wood received the Rod Brook Award, while Pauline Ratcliffe was named Trojans Clubperson of the year.

The Trojans can now look forward to competing at the higher level of the National Conference next season when, among their stand out fixtures, will be derby clashes with Shaw Cross Sharks.

2017 Annual Awards Winners

VIP for the evening was former Wakefield Wildcats and Leeds Rhinos player Will Poching.

A team awards - presented by Thomas Codman & Will Poching

Most improved - Matt Teasdale

Supporters player of the year - Jason Milner

Players player of the year - Steve Smith

Player of the year - Joe Waters

Club awards - presented by Gordon Ratcliffe, Will Poching

Rod Brook award - Craig Wood

Dave Schofield award - George Stott

John Bragg award - Carly Teasdale

Stanley Gath award - Jake Wilson

Ged Brentnall award for most outstanding junior - Jack Griffiths (U7s)

Clubman of the Year - Pauline Ratcliffe

First team awards - presented by James Ratcliffe & Will Poching

Most improved player - Wayne Wilson

Coach’s special award - Sam Ratcliffe

Supporters player of the year - Danny Ratcliffe

Players player of the year - George Stott

Player of the year - George Stott