We asked and you nominated! And we can now reveal the people and teams who have been shortlisted for Ospreys Region Community Awards to be presented on 29th June.
The much-anticipated OspreysRegion Community Awards Night, proudly supported by Swansea University Employability Academy (SEA) and The Village Hotel Swansea returns on 29th June and we’re delighted to be able to announce the shortlist for the evening’s awards.
Following our request for nominations they flooded in from all corners of Ospreylia with people eager to recognise the wonderful men and women that make rugby happen around our region.
With so many deserving nominees it was a hard job that faced the judging panel but they felt that the shortlisted people and teams hit all the criteria and were individuals who went above and beyond in their category.
The 2018/19 Ospreys Region Community Awards Shortlist is:
Mini and Junior Volunteer of the Year
Richard Miller – Bryncoch RFC
Andy Warren – Dunvant RFC
Darren Underhill – Kenfig Hill RFC
Youth Volunteer of the Year
Paul Thomas – Morriston RFC
Julian Page – Cwmavon RFC
George Russ – Neath Athletic RFC
Young Volunteer of the Year
Jack Dicataldo – Bonymaen RFC
Jordan Davies – Aberavon Green RFC
Charlotte Graham-Woolard – West Swansea Hawks & Gowerton RFC
Women and Girls Volunteer of the Year
Tracey Balmer – Ogwr Hawks
Richard Thomas – Talbot Reds
Referee of the year
Steffan Davies - Vardre RFC
Steffan Anderson Thomas - Gowerton RFC
Catrin Stoneman - Ystradgynlais RFC
Most Inspirational Person
Riley Davies – Maesteg Celtic RFC
Mike Kelly – Cefn Cribwr RFC
Darren Carew - WRU
Team of the Year
Ystalyfera 1st XV
Bonymaen 2nd XV
Dereck “Deco” Davies Lifetime Achievement Award
Will be presented on the evening to a very worthy nominee who has dedicated his life to club rugby in the region.
Congratulations to everyone who was nominated, and to those who made the final three in their category. We look forward to seeing you at the Awards Evening at The Village Hotel Swansea on June 29th.
If you wish to join them at the OSPARS, tickets are available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. They cost £25 per person (including dinner, guest speakers and entertainment) and can be purchased individually or by table of ten. The deadline to book your place at the dinner is 19th June so don’t miss out on what promises to be a fantastic evening, get in touch today.