Six trophies, England call-ups, and a Commonwealth Games Baton carrier. There was a lot for the Relics to celebrate from 2022, the first full year of league action since the COVID outbreak.
Over 50 people, (players, family, and friends) attended the 2023 Presentation Night on Friday 27th January 2023 at Radcliffe Boro FC to celebrate the two GMWFL 2022 seasons and the other successes throughout the year.
It was the usual entertaining evening, with music from the Relics trio ‘Hat Trick’ comprising JoMo, Dr John, and Norman Moot aka Iain D, good food, and good company culminating in the award of the trophies.
Player of the year for the over 60’s Stripes went to goalkeeper Eddie Ford, Over 60’s Whites went to Keith Swain, over 65’s also went to a goalkeeper, this time Gaz Sweeny, and the over 70’s award went to President Keiran Tilley. A special Unsung Hero award went to Keith Swain for all that he does in the background.
Overall Player of the Year went to Tex O’Rourke who has had a terrific season captaining the over 70’s team to back-to-back GMWFL leagues titles in 2022 winning both the Spring Season, and the Autumn Season over 70’s league titles. Tex’s year culminating in a call up for England trials to take place in February 2023.