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Nick Bishop made Manor Park Life Member at annual Awards Evening

1 month ago By Bobby Bridge

Nick Bishop became only the 18th person to receive an Honorary Life Membership when he was given the honour at Friday night's awards evening.

Affectionately known as 'Cat', his association stretches back decades as a player, chairman and he will return to the head coach role for nex season.
"It was my honour to present Nick with life membership," said chairman Matt Marston.
"He's been involved at the club for a very, very long time, he's been chairman of the club, he's been a coach of the club, he's been a player at the club and he's taking the coaching on again next season.
Nick is the third BIshop to be made a life member with his uncles Kevin and Steve also having the honour.
To view pictures from the night click HERE.
The night kicked off with the first team awards as Chris Morewood won the Player of the Year award while out-going captain Chris Goode was Players' Player of the Year.
Most Improved Player went to Lineker Lashley while top try scorer Gary Hykin won Best Newcomer. He topped a list of new players who have featured for the club this season that included Adam Morris, Jak Watson, Callum Ross, Elliot Norman, Elliot Lucas, Lewis Turton and Sean Slinn.
Second team Player of the Year went to Sean Slinn and Players' Player was awarded to Carl Lester, 24 hours after he was named as a vice captain for the 2018/19 campaign.
The President's Award, chosen by John Jenkins, went to Bobby Bridge and the Clubman of the Year went to Charlie Wilson and Most Upstanding Member was Will Woodward.

Updated 10:27 - 5 May 2018 by Bobby Bridge

Where next?

Biggest Loser alert! Six years after we first did it, the Manor Park Biggest Loser summer fitness mission is back.
Manor Park RFC - AGM Members information: Thursday 3rd May 2018 7pm @ Griff & Coton Superclub

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