Green Machine holds club dinner and awards night Rugby
OBAN Lorne RFC held its annual club dinner on Saturday May 13 in the clubhouse.
A packed audience of 1st XV, Argyll and Bute and Oban Ladies players along with past players, supporters, sponsors and friends of the club were kept well entertained throughout the evening.
Speaking at this year’s dinner were club captains Craig Wright, 1st XV, Roddy Morrison, Argyll & Bute, and Camilla Leslie, Oban Lorne Ladies.
The captains were joined by local councillor Roddy McCuish who handed over a silver plate to former Oban Lorne president Dee Bradbury for her hard work over the years for the club and also to recognise her recent achievement of being elected vice president of the Scottish Rugby Union.
Oban Lorne interim president Murray Hamilton also annoucnced the club commitee has agreed to make Dee an honourary president of Oban Lorne RFC.
Award winners on the night were as follows; (Oban Lorne 1st XV, Argyll & Bute RFC, Oban Lorne Ladies) - Best trainer - Calum MacLachlan, Steven Parr and Ellie MacNiven; Best newcomer - Malcolm Kavanagh, Alex Houston and Georgia Mitchell; Most Improved - Vladi Mihov, Kyle Graham and Nicole Taylor; Most Points - Finlay Carmichael, Steven Parr and Lucy Stewart; Player of the Year - Vladi Mihov, Alex Maslokovics and Kirsty Sinclair; Players Player - Finlay Carmichael, Steven Parr and Ailsa MacLachlan; Young Player - Jack Strachan, Kyle Graham and Lucy Stewart; Club Person of the year - Tommy Sutherland and Ellie MacNiven.
The club thanks Roddy McCuish and Argyll and Bute Council for their input and the Regent Hotel which catered for the event.
Club members are reminded of the upcoming annual general meeting on Tuesday May 30 at 6pm in the clubhouse.
Former Oban Lorne club president Dee Bradbury is presented with a plate by councillor Roddy McCuish in recognition of her work over the years and on her recent election as vice president of the Scottish Rugby Union. Also pictured are club captains Roddy Morrison, Craig Wright, Camilla Lesley and interim club president Murray Hamilton.
Kirsty Sinclair, Lorne Ladies player of the year, with Dee Bradbury and captain Camilla Lesley.
Dee Bradbury and captain Roddy Morrison with Stephen Parr who was voted Argyll and Bute RFC players’ player of the year.
Oban Lorne 1st XV player of the year Vladi Mihov with Dee Bradbury and captain Craig Wright.