This trophy was introduced in the 2012/2013 season and was first presented, by Mike, on the night before the 2013 Army Navy match.
The award citation reads:
"The Mike Connolly Award is given to the member of the Royal Navy Mariners Rugby Union Squad who has made the most impact through the season. This player will have shown leadership, commitment and energy in the finest tradition of the over-35's game.
The Mariner's are Navy Rugby's Over 35 XV and they play in the annual Inter Service Over 35 Championship. The inaugural winner was Wilf Rees.
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