Cornwall RFU were delighted to learn that Falmouth RFC’s Jade Atkins had scooped the top award at the RFU Mitsubishi National Awards Ceremony held recently.
Having been awarded the Cornwall Volunteer award back in October, Jade beat off local award winners from across the rest of the country to come out tops.
Part of Jade’s award is the exclusive use of a Mitsubishi car for six months.
Paying fulsome praise to Jade, CRFU President John Sumnall said. “We were delighted to learn of you attaining first place in the RFU Mitsubishi Awards in the recent ceremony which will have been an experience that you will treasure for some time.
“Your brilliant and empathetic idea of tackling the question of how other family members could spend their time in the Club when not involved in rugby has opened up a new meaning to being a community rugby club. By involving the children and parents not on the rugby field in crafts and other activities whilst rugby activity is taking place was an inspired idea and should certainly encourage other clubs to adopt your idea. You have clearly ensured that those members of the family that are not actively involved whilst rugby is taking place have a warm welcome in the Falmouth RFC Clubhouse and must look forward to their next visit.
“Your success has brought pride not only to your family, but also to Falmouth RFC and ourselves. Once again, many congratulations.”