ALL-ROUNDER Jon Dalwood picked up the 1st XI player of the year award at Chard Cricket Club’s held their annual dinner and presentation ceremony at the Lordsleeze Hotel.

The other players of the year awards went to Simon Durrance and Neil Wyatt (joint 2nd XI), Ian Haste (3rd XI), Sam Johnson (4th XI), Chris Scott (Sunday A), Ross Bicknell (Sunday B), Joe Draper (young player); Colt Jake Hayes (Colt).

The outstanding achievement award went to Marcus Veitch, scoring and umpiring to Scott Fletcher and clubman to Terry Sterland.

The 2010 season offers new challenges for the first three teams, with them all playing in different leagues.

The 1st and 2nd XI will play in the West of England Premier League, Bristol and Somerset Division and the 3rds in the Somerset 1st XI League Division Six.

The club’s AGM will take place on Thursday November 12 at 8pm in the Clubhouse. Old and new players welcome.