Last month the Singleton Rugby Club wrapped up their season with their presentation night. Director of Rugby, Anthony Partridge, says they had many young faces take out awards, proving the future is bright for the Singleton Bulls. Second Grade:
- Peter Dunlop Best & Fairest - Rick Hawkins;
- Hayden Moore Most Consistent Forward - Damon Richards;
- Graeme O'Brien Most Consistent Back - Bohdi Cope;
- Mark & Scot Leighton Most Improved - Justin Robins;
- Bob & Sylvia Hore Player's Player Rucking Mug - Paul Magyar and Luke Nichols.
- Colin Dunlop Best & Fairest - Nathan Brennan;
- Chris Bennett Most Consistent Forward - Bailey Mason;
- Gerard McMillan Most Consistent Back - Will Gresham;
- Shane Thompson Most Improved - Brady Hay;
- Bob Graham & Brian Coe Player's Player Rucking Mug - Hayden Shepherd.
- Greg Dunn Memorial Trophy Best Trainer - Bohdi Cope;
- Michael Cruickshanks Highest Point Scorer - Daniel Bates;
- Scott Dalibozek Encouragement Award - Cooper Harris;
- Ray Robinson Players Appreciation Award - Chris Bayley;
- Gordie Richardson Clubman of the Year Award - Bob Harris;
- Presidents Trophy - Greg Moore & Col Clements;
- Player of the Year - Nathan Brennan.
Training for season 2018 has already begun so be sure to get down to the Rugby Club on Thursday nights at 6pm. All new players welcome. Meanwhile, the junior club also has some special award winners to congratulate. The Ian Dunlop Club Player of the Year went to Jayden Duff after a stellar season which saw him selected in the NSW Gen Blue U16’s 1’s Rugby Union team. While the John (Fats) Halter Team of the Year went to the Under 11’s who were the HJRU minor premiers and were one game shy of a grand-final berth. Coached by Matt Merrick and his charges were: Jack Binnie, William Edwards, Lachlan Foster, Charlie Merrick, Lachlan Muddiman, Jackson Paniora, Nathan Vaughan, Thomas Cox, Hamish O'Brien, Hugh Partridge, Charlie Whalan, Max Stone, William Mitchell, Harry Brown, Hugo Williams, Tahi Dunn-Breakwall, Tyrone Salanoa, Max Morgan, Kye Hetherington, Noah Taylor and Kaleb Ward.
- Murray Shaddock Sportsmanship - Zinc Bosko;
- Spirit of Rugby Team Award - Under 16’s;
- Rosemary Dunlop Club Person – Wakka Paniora;
- George Souris Club Person of Year - Anthony Partridge;
- Referee Appreciation Awards – Nathaniel Edwards, Aiden Eather & Oliver Gunn.