Perkins in the running for Championship coach accolade

Hemel Stags coach Troy Perkins has been nominated for a coaching accolade in the 2013 Kingstone Press Championships awards.

But up against him is Joe Mbu, the man in charge of London Skolars – the team the Stags will be taking on this weekend in the championship eliminators.

Also nominated for the Championship One Coach Of The Year award is Clive Griffiths of table-topping North Wales Crusaders.

The winners will be announced at the 2013 Kingstone Press Championship Awards night in Leeds on Thursday, September 26.

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