Traditional finish to season for North Shields RFC

North Shields RFC finished the season in traditional style on Saturday with the end of season Chesties Challenge match followed by the club dinner and awards.

The match between the younger players and veterans was played in good spirit with the younger side running out 55-20 winners.

After the club dinner the awards were handed out by club chairman Ian Hook.

First team player of the season went to scrum-half Ryan Ramsey, who was an ever present.

First team players’ player went to top try scorer Ben Dalton for the second year in a row while Christopher Yeoman won first team’s most improved player.

For the second team the player of the season award went to back Jack Rendles while forward Pete Dyers picked up second team players’ player. The final second team award for most improved player went to hooker Alan Millar, who missed only one match this season.

The other award winners were the club’s president and county representative Mick Newcombe who picked up clubman of the year. The Sid Wiseman award was given to club secretary Gordon Duff for his hard work in securing the club’s lease and the ‘Sniffers’ award for commitment and dedication went to Fen Taylor for the second year running for his work with senior rugby, youth rugby and feeding the teams on match days.