Chase scoops three awards

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RANGI Chase (pictured) collected a hat-trick of player of the year awards at Castleford Tigers’ annual presentation night.

The coaches, sponsors and website awards all went to the 25-year-old New Zealand stand-off to mark his impressive performances in a Castleford shirt in 2011.

Directors’ player of the year was won by Danny Orr with Kirk Dixon winning the best back accolade and Jake Emmitt the best forward. Coaches’ young player of the year was Adam Milner and most improved player Joe Arundel with Richard Owen picking up the sponsors’ young player award.

Coaches and players’ player of the year for the under 20s was Ben Johnson with Greg Eden taking the shooting star award.

Under 18s player of the year was Ben Reynolds, with Charlie Martin, James Clare and Curtis McDonald also winning awards.