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Kingstone Press Championship Awards tonight

The 2017 Kingstone Press Championship and League 1 awards will be held in Manchester this evening with a number of representatives of the club nominated for awards.

It’s been a successful campaign in the Championship for the Robins with promotion back to the Betfred Super League now secured and Rovers boss Tim Sheens is nominated for Coach of the Year after overseeing a memorable season.

Two Hull KR players are included in the three-man shortlist for Player of the Year, with captain Shaun Lunt and half back Chris Atkin competing against Toulouse’s Mark Kheirallah.
Rovers youngster Liam Harris is competing for the League 1 Young Player of the Year award after a terrific season on dual registration with York City Knights, whilst the Hull KR Community

Trust have been nominated for an award in the Schools Partnership Work category.

The 2017 Kingstone Press Championship and League 1 Awards shortlists in full are as follows:

Championship Player of the Year: Chris Atkin (Hull Kingston Rovers), Mark Kheirallah (Toulouse Olympique XIII) and Shaun Lunt (Hull Kingston Rovers)

Championship Coach of the Year: Andrew Henderson (London Broncos), Richard Marshall (Halifax RLFC) and Tim Sheens (Hull Kingston Rovers)

Championship Young Player of the Year: Alex Walker (London Broncos), Brandon Moore (Halifax RLFC) and James Bentley (Bradford Bulls),

League 1 Player of the Year: Bob Beswick (Toronto Wolfpack), Craig Hall (Toronto Wolfpack) and Joe Bullock (Barrow Raiders)

League 1 Coach of the Year: Carl Forster (Whitehaven RLFC), James Ford (York City Knights) and Paul Crarey (Barrow Raiders)

League 1 Young Player of the Year: Ash Robson (York City Knights), Lewis Young (Newcastle Thunder) and Liam Harris (York City Knights)
 

Photo: Kingstone Press Championship Awards tonight