Trophy time at Hethersett

Appalling weather conditions failed to dampen the spirits of youth footballers as Hethersett Athletic held its annual fun day and presentation event at Hethersett Junior School.

Appalling weather conditions failed to dampen the spirits of youth footballers as Hethersett Athletic held its annual fun day and presentation event at Hethersett Junior School.

Despite rain throughout the day, over 150 youngsters representing 12 teams ranging in age from U7s to U16s, both girls and boys, received club awards for completing 50, 100 and 150 appearances. Each team also made its own individual awards.

There were special presentations to last season's U16s, many of whom will be stepping up from youth to adult football in the coming season, and U11s coach Tom Rainsford, who will be going to university in Sheffield at the end of the summer.

The annual golden boot trophy for top scorer in the entire club went to U12s player Will Foster, who found the back of the net 43 times in 20 league and cup games. During the season two Hethersett youth team players represented Norfolk - Harley Hammill at U14 level and Luke Giles at U15s.

Trophies in the girls' U12s and U15s sections were presented by goalkeeper Sarah Quantrill of Arsenal and Hethersett Athletic Ladies.

There were also numerous stalls, a barbecue, tombola and raffle and, when not receiving their awards, the various teams enjoyed short-sided games on the school's back field. The day was put together by an organising committee led by club committee members Steve Raven, Mike Molloy and Richard Gamble.

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Appearance trophies: 150: Liam Buffin (U16s), Matt Molloy (U16s). 100: Freddie Raven (U15s), Luke House (U13s). 50: Tamas Dalmay (U16s), Henry Dyson (U16s), Alex Gray (U16s), James Youngs (U15s), Martin Pullen (U15s), Sam Brooks (U15s), Rosemary Richardson (U15 Girls), Ben Wilford (U14s), Daniel Field (U13s), Josh Wilcox (U13s), Sophie Rock (U12 Girls), Josh Denny (U11s), Jacob Frazer (U11s), James Lemmon (U11s), Aaron Mehtab (U11s), Jack Walker (U11s), Joe Barratt (U10s), Lewis Baxter (U10s), Conrad Doggett (U10s), Harry Denny (U10s), Ashley Gray (U10s), Stephen Jessop (U10s), Adam Julian (U10s), James Pegg (U10s), Guy Peres (U10s), Sam Rix (U10s).

Individual team presentations: U16s: Players' player of the year, Adam Buffin; supporters' player, Ross Luther-Veitch; manager's player, Matt Molloy; top goal-scorer, Henry Dyson. U15s: Most improved player, Tom Bird; top goal-scorer, Andy Smith; players' player, Josh Allsopp; player of the season, Lewis Rodgers. U15s Girls: Manager's player, Rosemary Richardson; supporters' player, Lizzy Street; players' player, Charlotte Swann. U12s: Players' player of the season, Will Plumb; supporters' player, James Burton; best attitude, David Fox; manager's player, Nick Rathjen. U14s: Players' player, Michael Edwards; supporters' player, Daniel Dalmay and Jake Keeley. U13s: Players' player, Liam Finch; manager's player, Ben Annis. U12s Girls: Top scorer, Sophie Rock; most improved player, Rhiannon McKibben; best attitude, Sophie Cooke; manager's player, Constance Canning; players' player, Ella Stephenson. U11s: Top goal-scorer, Tom Wyatt; players' player, Matt Butcher; parents' player, James Lemmon; best attitude, Tom Read; most improved player, Jake Easter. U10s: Most improved player A team, Guy Peres; most improved player B Team, Joe Svensson; top goal-scorer A team, Lewis Baxter; top goal-scorer B Team, Sam Rix; man of the match trophy A Team, Harry Denny and Conrad Doggett; man of the match trophy B Team, Sam Comb. U7s: Best attitude, Bradley and Cameron; most improved player, Luke Richards; parents' player, Ben Lacey. U8s and 9s: Players' player, Tyler White; manager's player, Tyler White; top goal-scorer, Harry Jones; most improved player, Josh Lacey; best attitude, Daniel Mehtab; clubman, Ollie Hudson-Church; parents' player, Tyler White.