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 2 2 0 0 57 33 9
Aberavon 2 2 0 0 51 33 8
Merthyr 2 1 0 1 59 44 6
Swansea 2 1 0 1 40 29 5
Llandovery 1 1 0 0 26 20 5
Newport 1 1 0 0 29 23 5
Pontypridd 2 1 0 1 43 41 5
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 2 1 0 1 43 43 5
Ebbw Vale 2 0 0 2 44 71 1
Carmarthen Quins 1 0 0 1 17 20 1
Bridgend Ravens 1 0 0 1 26 27 1
Llanelli 2 0 0 2 15 66 0