CRICKET: Triple success for Louth at Lincolnshire ECB awards

Louth skipper Andy Carrington (left) picks up the Fair Play Award from Mick Newell. EMN-150228-133226001
Louth skipper Andy Carrington (left) picks up the Fair Play Award from Mick Newell. EMN-150228-133226001
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Louth Cricket Club were among the winners at the annual Lincolnshire ECB presentation evening at Hemswell Court.

As well as winning the Stephen Bradford Fair Play Trophy for the club, they had individual successes, with 14-year-old Nic Keast picking up the Tony North Trophy for the most promising under 19 newcomer, and Richard Osmond winning the Ann Boulton Services to Cricket Award.

For his services to the sport Richard Osmond receives the Ann Boulton award at the Lincolnshire ECB presentation evening from Director of Cricket at Nottinghamshire CCC and England selector, Mick Newell. EMN-150228-133203001

For his services to the sport Richard Osmond receives the Ann Boulton award at the Lincolnshire ECB presentation evening from Director of Cricket at Nottinghamshire CCC and England selector, Mick Newell. EMN-150228-133203001

Osmond is stepping down from his commitments at Louth after being at the heart of developing cricket a the club for the past two decades.

During this time he has coached players between the ages of five and 15 and headed up the club’s junior development section. He was also the club’s lead officer on the multi-million pound redevelopment of the facilities at London Road and has held the position of vice-chairman at the club.

A qualified Level 2 coach, Osmond has volunteered regularly to help and support young players, some of whom have gone on to represent junior district and county teams.

The awards were presented by Mick Newell, Director of Cricket at Nottinghamshire and England selector.