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Jamie Jones-Buchanan joins young sports stars

Leeds Rhinos player Jamie Jones-Buchanan joined pupils from schools across Kirklees for an awards event at Huddersfield Town Hall

Leeds Rhinos player Jamie Johnes-Buchanan with some of the winners at the awards nighr staged by Pennine Sports Partnership at Huddersfield Town Hall

Rugby league star Jamie Jones-Buchanan was on hand to congratulate youngsters at an awards event with a sporting theme.

About 1,000 people, including parents, youngsters and school headteachers, were at Huddersfield Town Hall for the event organised by Pennine Sports Partnership to celebrate the achievement of school pupils in leadership, excellence and sporting success.

Jamie, who plays for Super League side Leeds Rhinos, joined winners on stage at the event, which included dances performed by pupils from Helme CE School and Scapegoat Hill J&I School.

Pennine Sports Partnership works with 63 schools across Kirklees to provide support and training for PE teachers to improve the level of sport in schools and increase the amount of competitive sport in which young people can participate.

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