Hartlepool United Ladies were celebrating on Tuesday evening when they were named as Sports Team of the Year at the Best of Hartlepool Awards.
Andy Stuart’s all-conquering side were given the recognition they deserved at a glitzy ceremony at Hardwick Hall, beating off competition from other successful town teams to land the accolade.
The Ladies won promotion for a second successive season in 2016/17, rounding off an incredible two years which saw them undefeated in the league and triumphant in two League Cups.
Stuart took players Justine Robinson, Caitlin Bates, Amy Cowan and Jo Hurrell along to the event and they were thrilled to pick up the gong as a reward for the hard work done on and off the pitch.
The Ladies are next in action this coming Sunday when they travel to Ryton & Crawcrook Albion Tynedale Ladies in the North East Regional Women’s Football League Premier Division.