Ronhill Harriers are honoured with two awards
After another successful year for the Ronhill Cambuslang Harriers, they were honoured with both the junior and senior team of the year awards.
Overall, the team picked up 20 medals last year including 10 gold.
The under 17 and 15 teams won gold at the Scottish Trail Championships in Falkland and the Lanarkshire Road Relay.
The seniors performed well at the UK Vets over 55 and 35 Road Relay Championships in Birmingham where they collected gold and sliver medals.
Ryan Stephen, 15, Ruairidh MacGregor,14, and Eamon Clark, 15, picked up the junior award for the Harriers while Ian Reid collected the senior trophy and spoke to the Reformer afterwards.
He said:“It’s down to good coaching I suppose.
“We were involved in a high calibre of races last year.
“We went down to Birmingham and we did really well.
“We’ve won the Scottish relays as well and it has been a great team effort.
“The boys will be really chuffed and this adds to all the accolades that we’ve had over the past few years.”
Tom Hyndman of Uddingston Hockey Club won the coach of the year award after he lead a school based hockey coaching programme which was delivered to around14,000 pupils last year.
The veteran of the year prize went to John (Ivor) Menzies for his incredible commitment to Cambuslang Rugby Club.
John played for every team in the club in a playing career that lasted 30 years.
Michael Murphy of St Columbkille’s Primary School won the SALSC/Sport Scotland services to sport award.
He moved to the school in 1985 and over the last 10 years he has been involved in creating, organising and delivering the school’s PE programme.
Michael has given the children the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of sports and sporting activities.
The sports council also recognised the achievements of those individuals and teams from the area by presenting Merit Awards.
The winners included; Ruairidh MacGregor (athletics and tennis), Euan Diatta (basketball), Johann Fawcett (swimming), Ethan Horn (swimming), Fearghus MacGregor (athletics), Scott Conner (climbing), Jonathan Christie (swimming), Ryan Stephen (athletics), Cameron Scott (snowboarding), Lewis Munro (Muay Thai), Arran Stewart (taekwondo) and James Sweeney (boxing).
The females who collected merit awards on the night were as follows; Sophie Bestwick (swimming), Louise Bradley (swimming), Caitlin Connor (climbing), Abbie Fountain (Wrestling), Amy McGhee (swimming),Victoria Mein (swimming) and Molly Young (swimming).
The team, sporting school and coach merit awards went to; The junior swimming teams of Rutherglen ASC, Rutherglen Gents 1 Senior Tennis team, Rutherglen Ladies 1 Summer Double Tennis team, St Cadoc’s and Loch primary schools.