Coney Hill honour the very best of their best
CONEY Hill juniors celebrated their end of season presentation night reflecting on a successful first season.
First up were the rapidly developing Under-12s team, who have made impressive improvements on and off the pitch.
Most points, forward: Harry Knight
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Most points, back: Brandon Pinnock
Most improved player: Robert-Lee Bishop
Coaches' player: D'Andre Bartlett
Manager's player: Kian Bayliss
Off the pitch their two coaches, Lee Bayliss and Warren Knight both passed their RFU Level 1 coaching awards.
The next team up were the Under-16s who have dealt superbly in the face of adversity, initially before Christmas with the loss of Wayne Bottrill, Morgan Bottrill's dad, then after Christmas, the loss of outside half Ty Townsley who passed away in his sleep.
The team galvanised and supported one another amazingly to register their second consecutive season unbeaten.
Of their 13 games, they won them all, scoring 438 points in the process with only 85 scored against them.
Ty Townsley Memorial Cup: Awarded to the team member(s) showing great commitment to the club as Ty did. This award was won jointly by Fabian Lynn and Jordan Hancock.
This cup was donated by McDonald's Restaurants who are junior section sponsors.
Most points, forward: Dan Annfield, 37 points total
Most points, back: Clayton Dee, 73 points total
Most improved player: Jaden Astle
Arthur Brown Cup for Players' player of the year: Gareth Jones
Coaches' players of the year:Dan Annfield and Clayton Dee
Hucclecote Community Police Award: Joe Twomey
The team also retained their GRFU County Cup beating Chosen Hill 32-17.
Players have also been recognised by playing representative rugby and appearing for Gloucester Rugby's Academy teams.
Two players, Mike Addis and Gareth Jones, made it into the Gwent Dragons squad and Jones progressed further into the Welsh Under-16s squad.
Coney Hill have had two other players, Morgan Bottrill and Clayton Dee represent not only the South West team but England.
Challenges for the new season include the Under-17s national up and entering a team in the Under-18s cup and league competition.
The club welcome new players, coaches, sponsors and volunteers.
For more information, contact junior head coach Chris Dee on 07769 714253 or email email@example.com or visit our website at www.coneyhillrfc.com