Wath Brow’s Karl Dixon wins top player award
Last updated at 11:32, Friday, 30 November 2012
Wath Brow Hornets’ Karl Dixon has scooped one of the top amateur accolades in the country by picking up the League Weekly Premier Division player-of-the-year award.
The 19-year-old stand-off played a key role in Hornets’ title-winning season and also gained representative honours for Cumbria and the English Lions.
Dixon’s qualities in the halves, complemented by former Cook Island International Leroy Joe, were a major reason for the Hornets maiden NCL title success and his form throughout 2012 is sure to have alerted from a number of Championship and Super League clubs, Dixon also took his place along his elder brother James and team mate Francis King in the Premier Division 2012 dream team.
The Hornets held their 2012 season annual awards presentation and Dixon picked up both the Players Player and Player of the Year award, Mathew Hubythe Most Committed.
Richard Huby collected the award for Supporters Player of the Year, while the Most Improved Player of the Year was won jointly by Greg Dawson and Jason Connery.
In the CARLA team awards, Player of the Year was James McClellan, Players’ Player Martin Barwise, and Supporters Player of the Year Kevin Williamson. The most committed player was Sam Bateson, while Clubman of the year went to head coach and club stalwart Ian Rooney.
First published at 11:29, Friday, 30 November 2012
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