Royal Wootton Bassett RFC Colts completed a remarkable year with an end-of-season celebration and awards ceremony on Friday, joined by coaches, family and friends.
Head Coach Mark Roshier introduced a video recap of the season before presenting the Under 16, Under 17 and Under 18 player awards.
Most Improved Player
The first awards presented were to the players who had most shown the commitment, determination and consistent effort to improve their matchday performance week-after-week throughout the season.
Under 16s Most Improved Player - Jackson Allen
Under 17s Most Improved Player - Chris Barrett
Under 18s Most Improved Player - Rhys Hynd
Coaches Player Awards
The next category was Coaches Player Awards, with winners selected by the coaches of each age group.
Under 16s Coaches Player - Jack Kerr
Under 17s Coaches Player - Oli Joseph
Under 18s Coaches Player - Harry Brookes
Players' Player Awards
This was followed by the Players' Player Awards, a fiercely contested category where players were nominated by their own teammates.
Under 16s Players' Player - Roo Rebello
Under 17s Players' Player - Ben Pelling
Under 18s Players' Player - Jacob Jameison
Player of the Year Award
Next was the Player of the Year Award, presented to the players who have excelled the most during the season.
Under 16s Player of the Year - Enock Addai
Under 17s Player of the Year - Tommy Sutton
Under 18s Player of the Year - Leo Arati
RWBRFC Colt of the Year
Finally, Mark Roshier invited special guest Bryn Stew - who was thanked for regularly refereeing Colts matches, often at short notice - to present the prestigious RWBRFC Colt of the Year award.
Tyler Booth was recognised for a stellar season of performances on and off the field with the Colts, making his Senior debut with Bassett's 2nd XV, and representing both Dorset & Wilts and South West England.
Colt of the Year 2021-22 - Tyler Booth
We also recognised two players for their length of service through the Royal Wootton Bassett RFC Youth Sections. These players have enthusiastically committed to play rugby at the club from Under 7s all the way to the end of Under 18s. Congratulations to Noah Vaughan-Lewis and Reuben Bisset.
Thanks were given to the Team Managers and First Aid volunteers for their invaluable assistance off the pitch. And the Colts in turn presented gifts and a commemorative picture to their coaches to say thank you for the hard work put in with them this season.
As the Under 18s transition through to Senior Rugby next season, we are very much looking forward to seeing these young men continue their rugby careers with the club in the future.
Royal Wootton Bassett RFC Colts invite new U17/U18 players to join them ahead of the 2022-23 season. The team are proud of their positive, friendly environment where we value exciting rugby with a player-centred approach, supplemented by fun off-the-field social shenanigans.
Contact us via the club's website or social media if you wish to be part of next season's adventure.