Season Finale with Awards Dinner as Kyle Tayler sweeps the board

Newport RFC ended their season with the annual awards dinner on Friday evening where those present including players, coaches, management, sponsors and supporters were entertained by various presentations and speeches by Matt O’Brien, Jeremy Williams and Kev Jarvis among others.

A special presentation was made to outgoing head coach Craig Warlow.

The award winners were as follows:

May Player of the Month: Chay Smith

‘Nick Jackson’ Community Player of the Season: Jonny Morris

Mascot Player of the Season: Matt O’Brien

Coaches Player of the Season: Kyle Tayler

Players Player of the Season: Kyle Tayler

Club Ties (20 appearances): Dan Preece, Matthew Reed, Harri Lang (absent), Rhys Cresswell, Andrew Mann, Lewis Smout, Geraint Watkin, Josh Reid & Josh Skinner

Clubman of the season: Mike Drew

Club Caps (100 appearances): Matt O’Brien, Tom Piper, Ryan James & Jonny Morris

Tommy Vile Player of the Season: Kyle Tayler

The squad will now enjoy a short summer break before getting back together in July to prepare for the new season.

Pictures from the event can be viewed here: https://fonr.smugmug.com/201819-End-of-Season-Dinner/

TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 16 13 0 3 396 243 61
Carmarthen Quins 17 10 3 4 372 278 54
Aberavon 16 11 0 5 371 272 53
Llandovery 16 9 2 5 344 285 48
Pontypridd 18 10 0 8 394 376 47
Merthyr 18 8 0 10 362 374 44
RGC 1404 17 8 1 8 409 381 43
Newport 15 7 0 8 294 278 37
Swansea 17 7 0 10 246 292 35
Llanelli 15 6 0 9 293 412 27
Ebbw Vale 17 4 2 11 283 351 27
Bridgend Ravens 18 3 0 15 271 493 19