10th October 2017, 12:09 | community
Cramlington Rockets were named Club of the Year at the Rugby Football League Community Awards, which took place on at Old Trafford on Betfred Super League Grand Final Day.
The Awards were celebration of the outstanding work across all aspects of the Community Game - including everything from schools and Touch Rugby League, through to the Club game.
On receiving the award, delighted Chairman Jeff Ball said: "This means a lot to a lot of people back home.
"Rugby league is a fantastic product and we're so proud to be a part of it. There's a lot of amazing work taking place in the North East.
"There is a lot more to come. So keep your eye on us."
Coach of the Year was handed to Richard Knight after a stellar year with Underbank Rangers, meanwhile Rob Butland was named Volunteer of the Year thanks to his remarkable efforts in introducing Rugby League to every primary school in Cornwall.
Club of the Year
Winner: Cramlington Rockets
Volunteer of the Year
Winner: Rob Butland
Childrens' Coach of the Year
Nominees: Craig Fisher
Winner: Matty Walker
Coach of the Year
Winner: Richard Knight
Match Official of the Year
Winner: Malcolm Holmes
Young Match Official of the Year
Winner: Liam Rush
Groundsperson of the Year
Terry Turner & Dennis Phillips
Winner: Terry Turner & Dennis Phillips
Sky Try Award
Winner: James Stephenson
Play Touch Rugby League Licensee of the Year
Winner: Darren Fisher
Teacher of the Year
Winner: Kat Turner
School of the Year
Winner: Castleford Academy
Boys' School Team of the Year
Winner: Mirfield Free Grammar Year 9 Boys
Girls' School Team of the Year
Winner: St John Fisher Year 11 Girls
Outstanding Contribution to Schools Rugby League
Awarded to:Ryan Lloyd
Rugby Football League Order of Merit
Awarded to: David Lowe, Jack Strother, John Holdsworth, Jimmy Fallon
Services to Rugby League
Awarded to: Rob Ashton, Chris Wilson
Trojan Workwear Community Try of the Year:
Patryk Mazur - Woolston Rovers