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John Slavin was a long-serving BAFRA official and sometime director of the Association, who sadly died in October 2005. In his memory BAFRA has dedicated an award to be made to a team that shows commitment to improving the game experience for players and fans, as well as officials.

Season 2016

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BUCS 2015/16

Season 2015

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BAFANL 2015

BUCS 2014/15

Season 2014

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BAFANL 2014

BUCS 2013/14

Season 2013

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BAFANL 2013

BUCS 2012/13

Season 2012

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BAFANL 2012

BUAFL 2011/12

Season 2011

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BAFANL 2011

BUAFL 2010/11

Season 2010

Results are available here
2010 results

Season 2009

In 2009, BAFRA members conducted an audit of game management, including such items as the balls, the chain crew, location and size of changing-rooms, and the facilities for spectators.

2009 results

Season BUAFL 2008-09

Season 2008

In 2008, BAFRA officials conducted an audit of field markings and facilities at each team's home game.

2008 results.

Season BUAFL 2007-08

Southampton Stags won the John Slavin Award for the 2007-08 BUAFL season.

Season 2007

In 2007, BAFRA members conducted an audit of game management, including such items as the balls, the chain crew, location and size of changing-rooms, and consistency of players' uniforms.

The 2007 results of the awards were:

Award Team Comments
John Slavin Trophy for overall best, and best in Division 2

Edinburgh Wolves

The Wolves were unique in scoring under 25 points for each of their games this season. (0 is a perfect score.)

Honourable mention in Division 2

Lincolnshire Bombers
Hull Hornets

The Bombers and Hornets also averaged under 25 points per game.

Division 1 best

Yorkshire Rams

The Rams led a close fought contest in Division 1.

Honourable mention in Division 1

Colchester Gladiators
Doncaster Mustangs

The Gladiators and Mustangs ran the Rams close.

Premier Division

No award

No Premier Division team averaged less than 40 points per game.

BYAFA Youth Kitted League

Kent Exiles

The Exiles were consistently the best team in the Youth Kitted League.

The awards were presented at the Brit Bowl weekend.

The full week-by-week results may be viewed on the 2007-08 page.

Season BCAFL 2006-07

The John Slavin Award for the best marked field in BCAFL 2006-2007 went to Surrey Stingers.

Season 2006

BAFRA members conducted an audit of field markings and facilities at each team's home game. It is therefore entirely appropriate that the inaugural John Slavin Trophy was presented to the team that has consistently shown the best field markings. BAFRA also acknowledges the efforts of many other teams in improving their facilities and setting the standards for their division.

The winners of the 2006 BAFL season awards were:

AwardTeamComments
Overall best, and best in Division 2Cambridgeshire CatsThe Cats scored a perfect 0 for three of their home games.
Honourable mention in Division 2Dominos Oxford Saints
Redditch Arrows
Oxford and Redditch tied for overall 2nd place
Division 1A bestMCP Ipswich CardinalsMention should be made of Nottingham Caesars who had one perfect score and may have won the divisional award had they been able to play all their fixtures
Division 1 bestSouthern SundevilsPA Knights should get a mention as runners-up

The awards were presented at the Brit Bowl weekend.

The full week-by-week results may be viewed on the 2006-07 page.