Championship and League 1 rugby league awards

Craig Hall, Rob Massam and Tee Ritson nominated for player of the year
(From left to right) Featherstone's Craig Hall, North Wales' Rob Massam and Barrow's Tee Ritson
The Rugby League awards winners for the Championship and League 1 have been announced.

Hall, whose promotion-chasing side will play Batley on Saturday for a place in the Million Pound Game, beat his team-mate James Harrison. Toulouse captain Johnathon Ford and Batley half-back Tom Gilmore for the big prize at the Championship and League 1 awards evening. Batley’s Craig Lingard was named coach of the year. Oldham prop forward Tyler Dupree won the young player of the year award.The Betfred League 1 player of the year is winger Rob Massam, of North Wales Crusaders, whose coach Anthony Murray was named coach of the year.Young player of the year in League 1 is Keighley outside back Phoenix Laulu-Togaga’e, who has signed for Hull KR for 2022.

York and Barrow won the club-of-the-year awards in recognition of their performances on and off the field. A new award, the Our League Entertainer of the Year, decided by a poll of fans, went to Whitehaven winger Lachlan Walmsley.

The Rugby League awards winners were determined by a poll of head coaches from the two divisions. It was revealed in a show streamed online on the Rugby Football League’s Our League app.

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