Sports Awards

Sports Awards 2023/24 Winners

It was a night of celebration as we honoured our sports clubs, members and coaches at the annual UCLan SU Sports Awards.

Club Colours

Recognising Students Who have Gone Above and Beyond for their Club

  • Stan Wilson - American Football
  • Esme Wildgoose  - American Football
  • Craig Ezissi  - Athletics
  • Nitish Trikha - Badminton & Medics Basketball
  • Christopher Allen - Basketball (M)
  • Samiya Rahman - Basketball (W)/Baseball & Softball
  • Ben Read - Baseball & Softball
  • Alfie Hill - Baseball & Softball
  • Chloe Pickering - Equestrian
  • Jennifer Smith - Equestrian
  • Tori Birchenough  - Equestrian
  • Adnaan Rakhda - Football (M)
  • Daniel Edwards - Football (M)
  • Dean Tyler - Football (M)
  • Harrison Botes - Football (M)
  • Harvey Le Brocq - Football (M)
  • Will Vaughan - Football (M)
  • Rhianna Wise - Football (W)
  • Abby Walls - Football (W)
  • Agi Skiba - Football (W)/Futsal (W)
  • Matthew Middlehurst  - Futsal & Small-Sided (M)
  • Josh Seed - Futsal & Small-Sided (M)
  • Georgia Allen - Hockey (W)
  • Ellie Browning - Karate
  • Joel John - Medics FC
  • Claudia Leeming-Price - Netball
  • Cody Willis - Netball
  • Jessica Vann - Netball
  • Callum Kneafcy - Rugby League
  • Ralph Wood - Rugby League
  • Cameron Hodgson - Rugby League
  • Jake Bennett - Rugby Union (M)
  • Josh Ryan - Rugby Union (M)
  • Ella Walsh - Rugby Union (W)
  • Dylan Holden - Student Union Leagues
  • Finlay McGrath - Student Union Leagues
  • Ethan Marshall-Slater - Student Union Leagues
  • Daniel Green - Student Union Leagues
  • Matthew Crook - Student Union Leagues
  • Fergus Brennan - Student Union Leagues
  • Dan Lewis - Taekwondo
  • Aaron Anderson - Taekwondo
  • Hollie Mae Stephenson - Taekwondo
  • Toby Degg - Volleyball

Red Rose Service Award

Recognising students who have made an exceptional contribution to their Club & UCLan SU, in a non-playing capacity, during their time at UCLan.

  • Sean Collado - Athletics
  • Megan Duffin - Badminton
  • Ciaran Dulley - Basketball
  • Euan Ferguson - Football (M)
  • Casey Robinson - Karate
  • Sally Coventry - Mountaineering
  • Abigail Martin - Netball
  • Victoria Greer - Netball
  • Katie Singleton - Rugby Union (W)
  • Aiden Stephens - Taekwondo
  • Samiya Rahman - Various
  • Ben Read - Various
  • Chelsea Hulme - Volleyball

Full Colours

Acknowledging Individuals whose sporting achievements have seen them excel within BUCS top tier and/or external squads and competitions.

  • Matthew Kellam - American Football
  • Evan De Haro - Football (M)
  • Youcef Zitouni - Rugby League
  • Jacob Lee - Rugby League

Red Rose Performance Award

Recognising student-athletes who have achieved outstanding sporting success whilst at the University by reaching an elite standard.

  • Rainbow Mbuangi - Football 
  • Aiden Stephens  - Taekwondo
  • Damola Ayanajala - Lowo - Rugby League
  • Mason Phillips - Rugby League
  • Kieran Lewis - Rugby League
  • Billy Walkley - Rugby League
  • Gabriel Holt - Rugby League
  • Cameron Hodgson - Rugby League

BUCS Achievement Awards 

Awarded to Clubs gaining over One Hundred BUCS Points.  

  • Baseball & Softball
  • Golf (Myerscough)

The Most Valuable Player Award 

Awarded to the individual whose sports performance has been key to a Team’s success in the current academic year.

Jake Bennett - Rugby Union (M)

Club Coach of the Year

Recognising Coaches who have enhanced the sporting experience for students.

Alan Appleby - Athletics

Performance Coach of the Year

Recognises a Coach who has been integral to a Club’s Sporting success.

Amanda Wilkinson  - Rugby League

SUL Team of the Year

Recognising a Student Union League Team whose endeavours both on and off the pitch have provided an excellent experience for its members.

Headstrong MHFC

The 'Tony Award' for SUL Volunteer of the Year

Awarded to an individual who show an excellent level of commitment and service to the Student Union Leagues.

Daniel Hargreaves - Red Rose United

Most Improved Team 

Awarded to the Team that has shown significant improvement in performance comparative to the previous season.

Rugby Union (W)

Event Performance of the Year 

Rewards a team or individual that has shown excellent level of performance during a stand-alone event (BUCS or equivalent).

Rugby League - BUCS National Trophy Final (Winners)

Community Shield 

Awarded to a charity, community, awareness or inclusivity initiative that has made a significant impact.

Football (M) & Rugby Union (M)

Football vs Rugby' Charity Football Match for 'Movember' & #AndysManClub

Sports Personality Award 

Awarded to an individual who has had a significant impact on their club and/or SU Sport during their time at University.

Matthew Kellam - American Football

Team of the Year 

Rugby League

Club of the Year



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