Sunday 5th May 2013

A PACKED Chivas Suite at the Bet Butler Stadium last night honoured the current Sons squad for their season’s efforts at the Party at the Rock Awards event.

Over 200 supporters, all in party mood, gathered to witness eight awards being handed out ending a terrific season for all concerned at the club.

Goal of the Season – Bryan Prunty’s spectacular overhead kick against Livingston in February gave the popular striker his second consecutive award in this category. The Swiss Sons Supporters had the honour of presenting Bryan with his trophy.

Lennox Herald Rock Star Award – Andy Galloway presented Garry Fleming with this award after the popular striker/midfielder topped the local paper’s points system.

Top Goalscorer – Jim Lister was the winner here and the award was presented by Eoghan and Sean Warner.

Graham Brough Memorial Shield for Fan of the Year – Jack Brough, grandson of Graham in whom this award is made in his memory announced that popular fan Neil Jenkinson was to be the recipient of this prestigious trophy.

Sonstrust Travel Player of the Year – Chris ‘CT’ Turner was the choice of the members of the trust regulars who travel to away games via the supporters bus, and Kenny Crichton had the honour of presenting the delighted Northern Irishman with his award.

Sons View Player of the Year – now in its 21st year, the programme award, presented by editor was won by Jim Lister, his second of the evening.

Sons Supporters Trust Player of the Year – manager Ian Murray announced that the fans had voted for striker Jim Lister as the player of the season, netting the big striker a hat-trick of gongs for his season’s efforts.

Sonstrust Special Award – presented by Trust/DFC director Alan Findlay, the trust special award for season 12/13 was presented to the Dumbarton FC squad for their outstanding efforts in making the club the 19th best team in Scotland (equalling the legendary 1972 outfit) and for being the top of the part-time club pile! A truly outstanding effort.

Photos and further reaction to follow.

Alan Findlay

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