WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: March Town Ladies celebrate promotion with end-of-season awards night

March Town Ladies end-of-season-award winners Kayleigh Churchyard (top left), Emma Frost (top middle

March Town Ladies end-of-season-award winners Kayleigh Churchyard (top left), Emma Frost (top middle), Tori Sharpe (top right), Claire Newton (middle left), Jade Pointer (middle), Sydney Davis (bottom left) and Shannon Kelly (bottom right). - Credit: Archant

March Town Ladies celebrated a season of success with an end-of-season awards ceremony last weekend.

The Hares clinched promotion to the Cambs Premiership thanks to an impressive campaign which saw win 12 of their 16 matches to top the standings by six points.Kayleigh Churchard won most improved player, Shannon Kelly was given the captain’s player of the season award, Claire Newton won players’ player, manager’s player of the season went to Sydney Davis and March’s sponsor’s player of the season was awarded to goalkeeper Tori Sharpe.

There were also awards for Emma Frost for topping the goal scoring charts and captain Jade Pointer, who won the most player of the match votes throughout the season.

Manager Gary Davis said: “It has been a successful season but one that has also been tinged with sadness as Jade is retiring.

“The team were proud to ensure that her last season was a successful one. Everyone at the club has thanked her for her commitment and performances and we hope she remains involved with the team.”

• The Hares are now looking for players to bolster their squad for the 2017/18 season. For more information, call 07824 337771.

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