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
Merthyr 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3