PUDDLETOWN Cricket Club celebrated the season in style at their end of season presentation night at the Colliton Club, Dorchester.

Over 80 players and supporters were in attendance which saw numerous awards presented to all senior sections of the club.

Among the highlights were Rob Snow, who won first-team player of the year, and Adam Weir, who won first-team evening league player of the year.

Club captain Adam Barrett also won clubman of the year after his involvement off the pitch with achieving Clubmark status and bringing grass wickets to the club next season.

To open the awards, ladies' captains Charlotte Mandell and Laura Evans gave a summary of the season, followed by the presentation of numerous individual honours. The awards for the WAGtails section were won by Jessamy Kiely, Charly Baker, Anna Bendell, Shelly White, Laura Evans, Sophie Kendell Price, Becky Doak, Carly Barrett Greening, Lucy Gould and Charlotte Mandell.

Starting with the Saturday first team, Puddletown secured the County Division One title in unbelievable circumstances having only been promoted that season.

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There were numerous contributions with both the bat and ball but player of the season was presented to Scotsman Rob Snow with his 31 wickets being a division joint-high with teammate Ryan Norman.

Puddletown Seconds also celebrated a successful season with a third-place finish in County Division Five North and West.

Led impressively by Stuart Newcombe, the blend of youth and experience was a big factor in the team’s success, however player of the season was Nick Lorimer who scored over 600 league runs including three centuries during the season.

In the Evening League, Puddletown broke new ground again this season by becoming the first club in history to enter three teams into the Dorchester Evening League.

Despite all three teams being successful, the highlight was undoubtedly the first XI winning the Division One title crowing them the best Dorchester & District Evening League team in Dorchester for 2021.

First XI player of the season was won by Adam Weir, the second XI player was won by Tom Arkell, and the third XI player was won by Andy Barrett.

A big part of Puddletown’s success this season has come from young players performances, so it was no surprise to see a handful of nominations for the U18 and U21 player of the season awards.

Despite only being 13 years old, the under-18 player of the year was awarded to Reegan Norman, whose impressive performances behind the stumps saw him also win the Dorchester Evening League outstanding under-18 award.

In the older age bracket, the under-21 player of the season was won by Jordan King, whose brilliant displays with both the bat and ball player a big part in several of the teams’ successes.

To conclude the awards, the last two trophies presented were the Golf Day winners and the club person of the season.

In what was the third edition of the golf day trophy, this was won by King and Dave Morris, playing off a 25 handicap and scoring an impressive 89 points to win the cup by some margin.

Lastly, the club person of the year award was presented to club captain Adam Barrett, whose hard work off the pitch saw Puddletown recently achieve Clubmark status.

At the end of the awards, master of ceremonies Barry Knight thanked everyone in attendance for their support of the club this season.

Special mentions were given to the Stevens family for their hard work and years of dedication, and also Dave Knight for his years of service in maintaining the outfield.

The award ceremony was officially closed with a toast of honour to club legend Ray Chaldecott, who sadly passed away in the week prior.