ENTRIES for the Mitsubishi Motors Volunteer of the Year Awards are now open, with the awards recognising volunteers who have a made an outstanding contribution to rugby in their club, school or community.

Last year over 1,500 entries were submitted for the Mitsubishi Motors Volunteer of the Year Awards as volunteers across the country were identified for their valuable work in the game.

The four winners were announced at an awards evening at Twickenham Stadium, where they were awarded a Mitsubishi Motors vehicle of their choice, to keep for a year.

The awards, part of the Mitsubishi Motors Volunteer Recognition Programme, will see 42 local celebration events held at Mitsubishi Motors dealerships and rugby clubs between April and June 2018.

One finalist from each event will then we invited to the awards evening at Twickenham Stadium on Friday, 7th September where the overall winners will be announced.

“Volunteers are such a vital part of the game,” said Lance Bradley, Mitsubishi Motors Managing Director.

“The amount of work that they put in to the day-to-day running of their clubs is invaluable and these awards give us the opportunity to recognise the hard work they do.”

Entries are open until Sunday, 25th February, 2018. To nominate someone, click here.