Lockwood and Finn are top Rovers award winners

Former Great Britain half-back Sean Long (left) presents the Rovers young player of the year award to prop Steve Crossley. Picture: Bob Nunn.
Former Great Britain half-back Sean Long (left) presents the Rovers young player of the year award to prop Steve Crossley. Picture: Bob Nunn.

Liam Finn and James Lockwood each won two major awards at the annual Featherstone Rovers presentation night.

Lockwood won the Steven Mullaney player of the year trophy - selected by the coach and club - and also the first-team players’ player of the year accolade.

Finn won the Joint Supporters Group and FRISA player of the year awards.

The trophy winners were:

Joint Supporters Group player of the year and FRISA player of the year (both presented by Doug Wilford): Liam Finn.

First team players’ player of the year (presented by Danny Evans) and Steven Mullaney player of the year trophy (presented by Lauren Twigg): James Lockwood.

Junior Buccaneers player of the year (presented by Laurabeth Jaggar and Amy Campbell): Lamont Bryan.

First-team top try scorer (presented by Craig Poskitt): Andy Kain.

Don Fox award for most improved first-team player (presented by Don Fox’s granddaughter Lauren Fox): Andy Bostock.

Comedy moment in memory of Gareth Swift (presented by Gareth’s mother Tracey Milner, Vic Johnson and Liam Finn): James Lockwood and Tommy Saxton.

Rovers clubperson of the year (presented by Craig Poskitt): Paul Coventry and his Railway End stand volunteers.

First-team young player of the year (presented by Sean Long): Steve Crossley.

Under 20s players’ player of the year (presented by Craig Bower): Luke Teasdale.

Under 20s player of the year (selected by the coaches and presented by Steve Armitage): Luke Teasdale.

Under 19s players’ player of the year (presented by Shaun Jewitt): Jack Coventry.

Under 19s player of the year (selected by the coaches and presented by Matt Bramald): Luke Cooper.

The Joint Supporters Group are staging an adult night with top Yorkshire comedian Billy Pearce and support vocalist Christina Myers on Saturday, October 19. Tickets cost £22 and include a hot snack and are available from the club office.

Rovers host a World Cup warm up match between Scotland and Papua New Guinea at Big Fellas Stadium on Saturday, October 19 (2pm). Admission is £10 adults and £5 concessions, with free admission for juniors (16 and under).

Latest £500 Rovers lottery winners: R Lythe (R5172), J Fox (A2528), D Bradbury (B2136), K Walker (R5431), Mrs O’Leary (F1002). £5 consolation prizes: L Hayes (V3122), M Richmond (V0644), M Ross (V1125), M Wilkinson (V0741).