THREE members of Skipton Roses ladies RFC rugby team who won the regional England RFU Honda Volunteer Of The Year award and progressed to the national finals at Twickenham have come home with the goods in their category.  

Team manager, Kimberley Chapman, captain, Olivia Schepisi and vice-captain, Charlotte Knowles, were at the home of Engish rugby on September 1 at the national awards ceremony to find out they had won against 500 other clubs and 1,600 nominations in the category Challenging Spirit.

The day consisted of a tour of the stadium, presentation by RFU President, a Q&A with ex England captain Katy Daley-McClean. The main event was attended by 150 guests.  It was presented by Alex Payne, sports presenter and host of the No1 Rugby podcast: “The Good, The Bad and the Rugby”. 

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