Rugby club chairman finds fame
An award-winning rugby club chairman has become the first to be inducted into its Hall of Fame.
Jeff Ball, chairman of Cramlington Rockets, has been honoured for his efforts to develop the club since joining as a volunteer in 2007.
He has been involved in several coaching and administration roles, and took over as chairman from founder Steve Beaty in 2014.
In 2015 it was the highest selling club in the RFL’s community raffle, and Jeff was named RFL Volunteer of the Year.
He said: “My role is made easy by the fantastic members, volunteers and staff we have at the club.”