Newquay AFC Presentations 2012
NO-ONE can deny that this season has been the season where Newquay have really stepped up, and taken things to another level.The Peppermints are celebrating one of their most successful seasons for years. The senior team were crowned SWPL Div 1W champions after a runaway season, and look forward to competing in the Premier Division next season.
Meanwhile the U-18s brought home the Rathbone Cup, and the U-16s were also crowned the Kernow League Premiership Cup champions.Meanwhile, Newquay Ladies have once again brought home silverware in the form of the Cornwall County Cup, and the Ambassador League Cup after a 4-0 thrashing of Swindon Town away at Torquay.
Players, coaches, managers and the merry band of ’Newquay Loyal“ supporters gathered at The Sandy Lodge Hotel on Friday night to celebrate, and give recognition to those that have helped make this one the the club’s more successful seasons for years.
Mike Arscott was named both the SWPL Manager, and Player’s Player of the year, whilst the SWPL top goalscorer was Luke Weldhen, who has really shone through this season.Another great performer was Lewis Hilton. Ahead of moving to America on a Soccer scholarship, he collected both the SWPL Supporter’s Player of the Year, and the Newquay AFC Young Player of the Year trophies.
Jack Bray-Evans was named both the Cornwall Combination League Supporters, and Player’s Player of the Year, whilst Sam Hill was named the Manager’s Player of the Year by boss Alan Yendall.The reserve team’s Leading Goalscorer was Sam McKune.
Newquay Ladies boss Alan Metters was visibly very proud of his team, and took great pleaseure in awarding Annie Richards with the Manager’s Player of the Year award.Meanwhile, Kayle Lane was named the Player’s Player, and the Most Improved Award went to Kirsty Lang.
The third team Managers Player of the Year was Josh Burt; Player’s Player of the Year wasBonar Maull and the Leading Goalscorer was George Starkey.Meanwhile the fourth team recognised Tom Barnett as both the Player’s Player and Leading Goalscorer. David Menhenitt was named the Manager’s Player of the Year.
Chairman Pete Butterly was also presented with a special SWPL award, in recognition for his efforts helping to lead the club.