Thursday 26th May 2016 saw the first Whitburn Academy Rugby Players Awards Lunch. All S1/2 who have represented the school at rugby this year were invited to vote in various categories for their team mates. Mr Cameron (Head of Education Services) attended and presented the awards to the winning players. The awards were closed with a speech from squad captain, Lewis summing up the year and wishing the S1's all the best as they step up to become the senior team members for next year.
Passer of the year - Charlie
Tackler of the Year - Finlay
Runner of the Year - Jake
Team Mate of the Year - Callum
S1 Most Improved Player - Jack
S2 Most Improved Player - Ryan
Female Player of the Year - Murron
Leader of the Year - Lewis
Coaches Player of the Year - Spencer
Players Player of the Year - Michael
A big thank you to Mr Adair and Mr Cameron for joining us for this celebration, Mr Williams for his support throughout the year, Andrew Whitelaw and Dougie Thomson from Linlithgow Rugby Club for the help they have provided, the senior players (Lewis, Charlie, Finlay & Shaun) who have worked tirelessly behind the scenes and of course all the players for their efforts this season. It has been a successful year for Rugby at Whitburn Academy and all players have steadily improved, it will take a lot of hard work and effort to continue this next year.
More photos from the event can be found in our Image Gallery