Streethouse skipper is joining Wrenthorpe

RICHARD Vigars received a special award for his services to Streethouse Cricket Club.
RICHARD Vigars received a special award for his services to Streethouse Cricket Club.

SEVEN club stalwarts were presented with life membership awards at Streethouse Cricket Club’s annual presentation in the clubhouse on Saturday.

Club chairman Paul Rhodes and treasurer Keith Bowen made the presentation of the new awards as part of the club’s 50th anniversary.

Dennis Redman, Paul Rhodes, Walt Johnson, Brian Shaw, Graham Rhodes, Keith Brabbs and Colin Brabbs received life membership.

A special award for services to the club was made to first-team captain Richard Vigars who has spent 12 years bringing success to Streethouse. Vigars is leaving the club to join Wrenthorpe next season.

Club officials wished Vigars all the best for the future and thanked him for all his hard work at Streethouse.

Trophies were presented by Wakefield Wildcats captain Danny Kirmond, a former Streethouse CC player.

Award winners were:

First team - Batsman of the year: Richard Vigars. Bowler: Scott Bland. Players’ player: Paul Langley. Fielding: Liam Geddis. Most catches: Paul Langley. Performance of the year: Ismail Patel.

Second team - Batsman: Michael Tucker. Bowler: Damien Bowles. Players’ player: Damien Bowles. Most catches: Joe McGlynn. Performance of the year: Damien Bowles.

Special awards - Clubman of the year: Gordon Chivers. Chairmans award: Richard Wild. Supporter of the year: Barbara Langley. Frank Mortimer award: Sue and Keith Bowen.

Paul Rhodes ended the presentation evening by thanking the tea ladies for their tireless work throughout the season and all other members who have helped the club in any way.

The club also thanked Crocodile catering for their services on the night.