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PUBLISHED: 13:00 24 April 2015

Stephen Deacon celebrates his wonder goal for London Raiders at Streatham (pic: John Scott)

Stephen Deacon celebrates his wonder goal for London Raiders at Streatham (pic: John Scott)

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London Raiders forward Jacob Ranson has been writing a blog during the 2014/15 season

London Raiders defenceman David Oliver has a quiet word with the referee (pic: John Scott)London Raiders defenceman David Oliver has a quiet word with the referee (pic: John Scott)

It will be nice to see everyone again at tonight’s end-of-season presentation evening, even the season only just came to a close.

It will be a chance to celebrate the rollercoaster season and look forward to another and it’s always great to meet up for a few beers and talk to lots of different people to get their views on the season.

It’s also a great chance to thank all those fans that have supported us through thick and thin this season, not forgetting it is an awards night, so we will celebrate plenty of awards on the night.

Thinking of awards I have decided to come up with a few of my own team awards. Now is a chance for a few fans to get an inside scoop with a few of these being changing room or behind-the-scenes stuff!

London Raiders forward Bailey Wootton loves a selfieLondon Raiders forward Bailey Wootton loves a selfie

The 2014/15 Ranson awards

Talker of the Year: David Oliver

London Raiders Matt France and Jacob Ranson celebrate a goal on the Isle of Wight (pic: John Scott)London Raiders Matt France and Jacob Ranson celebrate a goal on the Isle of Wight (pic: John Scott)

If you were on the bus to Isle of Wight either time, you would know Dave loves to chat and he comes up with some good chat, wherever or whoever he is talking to.

Practical Joker of the Year: Tom Davis

Changing room award, always looking to do something mischievous, a lot of time laughing away while doing it.

London Raiders forward Liam Chong (pic: John Scott)London Raiders forward Liam Chong (pic: John Scott)

Playoff Beard of the season: Phil Manny

Emanuel had some sweet handlebars for the two weekends we were in the play-offs.

London Raiders goalie George Alley (pic: John Scott)London Raiders goalie George Alley (pic: John Scott)

Best DJ: Danny P

Peters definitely has the best music to get you going before games. He has a mixture of everything, which is great as changes it up.

Worst Juice Boy: Coops

London Raiders forward Alan Lack trades blows with Isle of Wight's Jeremy Cornish (pic: John Scott)London Raiders forward Alan Lack trades blows with Isle of Wight's Jeremy Cornish (pic: John Scott)

Juice boy is a penalty shoot-out at the end of practice and Coops must have lost about five times, even though joined the Raiders late.

Most Vain: B Wootts

Just have a scroll down Bails Instagram, then you will see selfie after selfie.

London Raiders face the camera after their play-off loss to Chelmsford (pic: John Scott)London Raiders face the camera after their play-off loss to Chelmsford (pic: John Scott)

Smartest: Liam Chong/George Alley

Have a look at a Physiotherapy textbook, then tell me if you understand any of the words.

Biggest two-touch cheater: Matt France

I never liked giving up my lives to Francey as he seemed to have about seven lives every time we played before a game.

Worst Dressed: Josh Condren

Leather shorts and Uggs is all I am saying.

Fight of the Season: Alan Lack

Taking on Cornish at the Isle of Wight.

Goal of the Season: Ricky Deacon

Away at Streatham, when he pretty much undressed their whole team, before taking on the goalie to do the same.


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