Boam picks up league’s top player award

HOPE Valley Hawks’ David Boam has been named as the 3V Sport Midlands Rugby League’s Player of the Month.

Boam has been recognised as being at the centre of an impressive run for the rugby league side, which has seen them climb to fourth place in the Midlands 3V Merit League.

Club secretary Mike Shires said: “His performances have included four tries, and his defensive tackling has been excellent.”

l Hope Valley Hawks entertain Mancunians at Castleton on Saturday (2.30pm kick-off).