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GET your hands on some money- can’t-buy goodies in the first Bridlington Free Press Sports Awards auction.

GET your hands on some money- can’t-buy goodies in the first Bridlington Free Press Sports Awards auction.

Our first awards ceremony was a great success last month, and now we are looking to raise money for local sports clubs and indivudals.

All proceeds from this auction will go to the Free Press 150 Fund, and we’ll be appealing for readers to suggest who deserves a grant of £150 later this year.

But first, get your bids on for these items:

LOT ONE: Our star lot is an England rugby shirt signed by the squad which played in the recent Six Nations tournament. This item was kindly donated by England RFU kit man Dave Tennison.

LOT TWO: Also from the Six Nations, a Scotland rugby ball used in the warm-up before the Calcutta Cup match at Murrayfield and again signed by the England squad.

LOT THREE: Ever wondered what you would look like starring for your favourite team, whether it is Manchester United, Barcelona or Yorkshire Cricket Club? Or what about the sight of you winning Wimbledon, a Grand Prix or The Open golf? Bridlington’s Steve Barker of SB Caricatures can make your dreams come true and he has offered to draw a personalised sports cartoon for the highest bidder

LOT FOUR: A football signed by the first team squad from Hull City, who are chasing a play-off place in the Championship.

LOT FIVE: A ball signed by the rugby league world champions Leeds Rhinos

LOT SIX: A pair of personalised boots donated by England lock forward Tom Palmer. The white Nike boots feature the initials of the Stade Francais player who has won 37 caps for his country and played at the 2011 World Cup.

LOT SEVEN: Fancy yourself as the new Stuart Lancaster? You can look the part on the touchline, with this red Nike drill top, which is the same as those worn by the England coaching team. Size XL and with England written on the back, it has again been kindly donated by England RFU kitman Dave Tennison.

TO BID for one of the lots in the Bridlington Free Press Sports Awards auction:

Email: sport@bridlingtonfreepress.co.uk. Include your name, address, telephone number, the lot you wish to bid for and how much you want to offer.

Sports editor John Edwards said: “What have you got to lose? You might be surprised and find a low bid will win one of the lots. So send a bid, and remember that all the proceeds will help to develop sport in Bridlington.”

Your bids must be received by 5pm on Thursday, April 12, and winners must be able to collect their lot from the Free Press office in Bridlington as prizes will not be posted out.

Keep an eye on our Facebook (BridlingtonFreePressSport) and Twitter pages (@FreePressJohn throughout the week as we may update you on the leading bids for some lots.