Chiswick wrapped up the 2016/17 season with the annual awards dinner on Saturday night. The evening was an opportunity to celebrate the achievements for all at the club, at every level, and also say farewell to departing Director of Rugby Adrian Hoile after seven years at the club.
A fantastic evening saw Sam Hobbins cap off a great debut season with the club by winning both the Snappy Snaps 1st XV Man of the Match Award and 1st XV Player of the Year, and Ben Cattliff rewarded for all his contributions within the club receiving Clubman of the Year. Numerous awards were given throughout the evening including:
1st XV Top Scorer – Simon Hallett
1st XV Top Try Scorer – Tom Steer
Snappy Snaps 1st XV Man of the Match Award – Sam Hobbins
Newcomer of the Year – Bruce Middleton
Rocky Skinner Shield – Kimberley Hoile
Young Player of the Year – Max Burrows
Minis Volunteer of the Year – Michael Hanreck
Most Improved Player – Matt Cooper
Stags XV Players Player of the Year – Phil Dewes
Stags XV Player of the Year – Phil Dewes
3rd XV Players Player of the Year – Andrew Young
3rd XV Player of the Year – Andrew Young
2nd XV Players Player of the Year – Blake Wise
2nd XV Player of the Year – Tom Harper
Clubman of the Year – Ben Cattliff
1st XV Players Player of the Year – Tom Steer
1st XV Player of the Year – Sam Hobbins
The evening also saw Simon Hallett and Wim Hulme rewarded for their respective contributions to the club over a number of years, becoming Vice-Presidents, whilst Gavin Nichols was made a Senior Vice-President after having occupied nearly every role in the club.
Congratulations to all, and a special thank you to Gabs Lowe and Ben Catliff who put together such a fantastic evening.