On Saturday GHA held their annual club dinner and awards night which was attended by an undersrandable upbeat crowd after the 1st XV secured the spot tin the promotion play-off earlier that afternoon.
Aside from the player awards, two of GHA’s outstnading volunteers ere also rewaded for their service to the club. Sean FIsher was awarded the “Club man of the year” for the outstanding effort he was put in both in refurbishing and redecorating the club house as well as his general assistance in helping with the club maintenance this season.
GHA U18 team manager John Boland also received an award for his outstnading contribution to the GHA U18s over the past two seasons where his work as Team Manager has seen them grow into one of the strongest teams in the club.
The various award winners were as follows:
Club man of the year – Sean Fisher
Outstanding Contribution – John Boland
1st XV Player of the Year – Donald Malcolm
1st XV Players’ Player of the Year – Donald Malcolm
2nd XV Player of the Year – Andrew Spowart
2nd XV Players’ Player of the Year – Darren O’Reilly
GHA Lions Player of the Year – Stephen Dale
Most Improved Young Player of the Year – Andrew Goudie