YORK Acorn scrum-half Lewis Brown capped his excellent season by claiming two individual awards at the club’s end of season presentation evening at the Marriott Hotel.

Acorn sealed promotion back to the NCL premier division in dramatic circumstances as a they edged Featherstone Lions by just eight on the points difference on the final day of the season.

Head coach Josh Mortimer, assistant Nick Caldwell and ‘A’ Team coach Stephen Waldron handed out a host of awards during the night.

Influential half-back Lewis Brown took two personal honours on the night as he won the Young Player of the Year and the Players’ Player of the Year awards.

Brown’s half-back partner and goal-kicking stand-off Antony Chilton lifted the club’s prestigious Man Of Steel award.

37-year-old prop forward Adam Endersby rolled back the years in style,when taking the Most Improved Player of the Year award.

The Coaches’ Player of the Year Award went to their dynamic forward Jack Byrne, whose interjection from the bench throughout the season proved pivotal in Acorn’s ability to take control of games at vital stages.

Josh Embleton was the big winner for the ‘A’ team, as he won a hat-trick of awards.

He took the Players’ Player of the Year, the Coaches Player of the Year and the Back of the Year awards.

The Forward of the Year award went to Alex Hardcastle, the Young Player of the Year award was lifted by Eddie Prescott with Daryll North taking the second strings’ Man Of Steel award.

Others to receive recognition for their hard work this season were Lorraine Parker who received the Open Age Clubman of the Year award while Zoey Chadwick took the club’s Volunteer of the Year award.