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RBSPORTS  GRANT  UPDATE  -  HOLLY DUNSFORD  -  GB ROWING...

rbsports  grant  update  -  HOLLY DUNSFORD  -  GB ROWING Congratulations to Holly Dunsford - "having a really good season & very lucky to receive the “the one to watch” award from sports aid." Best wishes for continued success! https://twitter.com/TeamSportsAid/status/935456359428120576 … ... Read More

RBsports Grant Update  -  Amy Burgess -  England Taekwon-Do...

rbsports  grant  update  -  amy  burgess  -  england  Taekwon-Do amy burgess achieves double bronze in Pyongyang Amy was selected to represent England at the 2017 ITF Taekwon-Do World Championships in Pyongyang, the motherland of Taekwon-Do. Reigate & Banstead District Sports Council are very happy to have contributed to supporting Amy's first time competing internationally with a grant. The England Team came 8th out of 70 countries and Amy came away with bronze medals for Team Power, and for individual under 75 KG sparring. 3rd best... Read More

2017 Club Of the Year - Merstham Cricket Club...

Club of the Year WINNER : Merstham Cricket Club (Runner Up: Beecholme Belles Football Club) Merstham Cricket Club progressed itself into an all surrey championship side for the first time in the club’s 150+ year history. The first and second team won their respective leagues to move up the ladder, the first team into the surrey championship and the seconds into division 4. The third and fourth teams finished in strong positions and fulfilled all their fixtures. The club also developed its already... Read More

2017 Team Of the Year - YMCA East Surrey Boccia...

Team Of the Year WINNERS : YMCA East Surrey Boccia Club – Wildcats A Team (Runner Up: Reigate Priory Cricket Club – 3rd Xl Team) The YMCA entered 3 teams into the 2016/17 Boccia England Pan Disability League. All teams performed really well but this team excelled. It played 10 matches over 2 days and as it finished top of its division, and qualified for the England National Finals in Sheffield. 17 teams took part in the finals. With no real expectations, the team... Read More

2017 Senior Citizens Sport Award - FIVE WINNERS !!!...

Senior Citizens Sport Award WINNERS : Frank Grainger – YMCA East Surrey  Michael Ormorod – Redhill Cycling Club Mike Pocock – Reigate Priory Athletic Club Joan Powell – Reigate Lawn Tennis Club Roy Hutchins – Roystons Table Tennis Club Frank Grainger has been on the YMCA Challenge Committee for over 10 years and has made it his mission to encourage people from across the community to take up and enjoy cycling. He regularly leads rides throughout the season and his encouragement and mentoring has ensured that... Read More

2017 Young Sports Persons of the Year - Amber Castles...

Young Sports Persons of the Year WINNER : Amber Castles – Athena Martial Arts (Runner Up: China-Marie Kill – Sutton & Epsom RFC) Amber deserves the young person of the year award for her dedication and determination to compete internationally as a member of the Great Britain Kick Boxing squad. She achieved a bronze medal at the British Championships. She trained with Team GB and was selected to fight in the European Championships. Her eternally sunny and positive demeanour are a real asset... Read More

2017 Coach of the Year - David Earl – Redhill...

Coach of the Year WINNER : David Earl – Redhill Lawn Tennis Club (Runner Up: Jane Lanaway – Max Force Trampoline & Gymnastics Club) Since joining Redhill Lawn Tennis Club as head coach in May 2016 David has been a highly active member of the local community, inspiring many people across all age groups to start or return to tennis. He has doubled the number of junior members, increased senior members and coaching options. In addition to all of this he also finds... Read More

2017 Club Official of the Year - Louise Fournilier-Stephens –...

Club Official of the Year WINNER : Louise Fournilier-Stephens – South London Pickleball Club (Runner Up: Lisa Longstaff – Reigate Priory Lacrosse Club) Louise was introduced to pickleball in March 2016. She then helped to set up the South London Area Pickleball club. She was injured and needed surgery but this did not stop her from attending almost every club session and spending countless hours drawing up play lists. She has also run many pickleball demonstrations for other people, groups and at leisure... Read More

2017 Volunteer of the Year - Richard Feist – Merstham Cricket Club...

Volunteer of the Year WINNER : Richard Feist – Merstham Cricket Club (Runner Up: Stuart Sergeant – Old Reigatians Hockey Club) Richard is Merstham Cricket Club. He is a man of many roles at the club for which without him we would really struggle. Along with being Club Captain, he is Vice Chairman, head of juniors, head coach, team secretary, bar man, and social manager. Along with this he goes into local schools to help with junior player recruitment. He played as a... Read More

2017 Disabled Sport Award - Peter Gregory - Cycling...

Disabled Sport Award WINNER : Peter Gregory - Cycling Peter is a wheelchair user and has been using the gym at the YMCA for a number of years. This year he took the enormous step of hand cycling from Redhill to Paris in 3 days to raise money for the YMCA. He found the up-hills were challenging but he never gave up and his determination on every ascent was incredible. He never complained and was an inspiration to everybody. He never used... Read More

2017 Young Boys Team of the Year - Reigate Rugby...

Young Boys Team of the Year WINNER : Reigate Rugby Football Club u13 Team The last two years has seen a dramatic change in fortunes for this young side. At Under 12 the team started the season as they had the previous year with very low numbers, sometimes down to 6 or 7. With recruitment they ended the season on a high entering the Surrey C’s with a full squad and winning 3 out of the 4 games they played. In January... Read More

2017 Young Girls Team of the Year - Reiking Chips...

Young Girls Team of the Year WINNER : Reiking Chips u13 Girls Rugby Team As is quite common in Rugby Union, many individual clubs do not have enough girls to put together a full team so we ‘clustered’ the girls from three separate rugby clubs. They trained together and played as one team for the 2016/17 season. It is their Girls Cup performances that have shown how much the girls have achieved. They finished the competition as the best team in Surrey... Read More