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10th April 2017, 17:05 | university

Nominations for the 2016/17 UCRL Awards are now open

Nominations for the 2016/17 UCRL Awards are now open

Nominations are now open for this year's Universities and Colleges Rugby League Awards.

And the University and College Rugby League Advisory Board are now accepting nominations. For a copy of the nomination form, click HERE.

All nominations must be submitted by 5.00pm on Monday, May 1, 2017 to: adam.hughes@rfl.co.uk.

The awards are split into the following eight categories:

The Cec Thompson University Player of the Year Award

The Cec Thompson award is presented to the player who has performed outstandingly on the field throughout the University Rugby League season.

The award for male University Player of the Year is awarded in memory of the late Cec Thompson.

The Andrew Cudbertson Spirit of University and College Rugby League Award

The Andrew Cudbertson Spirit of University award is presented to the student who has made a considerable contribution to University and College Rugby League, going above and beyond the call of duty to support the success of a team.

The Jim Gilmartin Referee of the Year Award

The award for University and College Referee of the year is awarded in memory of the late Jim Gilmartin.

Male College Player of the Year

The Male College Player of the Year award is presented to the player who has performed outstandingly on the field throughout the college Rugby League season.

College Team of the Year Award

The Team of the year Award is presented to the team who may have either achieved significant success on the field, made a considerable improvement or achieved success of the field.

University Team of the Year Award

The Team of the Year award is presented to the team who may have either achieved significant success on the field, made a considerable improvement or achieved success.