Members of Abbots Langley Cricket Club were nominated for a prestigious award recently.
The club, which is based at Gallows Hill Lane, was nominated in the Community Club of the Year category at the Hertfordshire Service to Sport Awards.
Community sports clubs, coaches, volunteers and projects were all recognised at the ceremony where Three Rivers District Council’s Play Rangers project was named the winner of the Community Project of the Year category.
Cllr Chris Lloyd, lead member for leisure, presented the Director Award on behalf of the district, and said he was delighted to be at the evening.
He commented: “It was a fantastic celebration of sport in Hertfordshire and I was delighted to see our Play Ranger team be successful in the community project of the year. It’s a fantastic achievement by an amazing and dedicated team providing outdoor sport and learning opportunities for children and young people across the district.”
The evening, hosted by Sky Sports F1 David Croft, acknowledged and celebrated the contribution that volunteers and clubs make to sport in Hertfordshire.
Other winners included Andrew Adeane, a triathlon coach and running instructor delivering beginners running courses in Three Rivers who was named Male Community Coach of the Year and Lily Frederick, a basketball coach who runs a programme for children in Leavesden Country Park, who was named Female Community Coach of the Year.