Price and Thomas pick up top awards

First published in Sport

CARL Price and long-serving captain Jimmy Thomas picked up top awards at Newcastle Football Club’s presentation evening.

The duo scooped the player-of-the-year award in Newcastle’s end-of-season dinner at the Hundred House in Purslow on Saturday night.

Wayne Griffiths picked up the player of the year prize from Newcastle’s long-standing manager John Goodridge.

John Bateson and Dewi Allen shared the much-coveted sporting personality of the year honour.

And long-standing secretary Brian Evans was honoured with an award for having been on the committee.

Chairman Edward Whately thanked everyone who had helped to run the club over the past season and presided over the handing out of the club awards.

Award winners: Committee member award: Brian Evans; leading goal-scorer: Craig Morris; young player of the year: Jamie Blythe; player of the year winners: Carl Price and Thomas; Manager’s player of the year: defender Wayne Griffiths, sporting personality: John Bateson and Dewi Allen.

The club would like to thank the Hundred House Purslow for providing an excellent meal and Martin Oliver who organised the event.

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