By Peter Quilty
Long-serving Lang Lang Coursing Club president John Clay was recently announced as a worthy winner of the 2019 Noel Banks Medal – a coveted award for outstanding and continuous volunteer service to the coursing industry.
A stalwart of the sport, Clay, 70, described his honour as “like the Brownlow Medal of coursing”.
And he was effusive in his praise of Noel Banks, who he said was a coursing ‘father figure’.
“You appreciate it (the medal),” Clay said. “Noel was also Keeper of the Stud Book and it was the ‘Bible’ of the industry.”
Clay added that Banks was an absolute gentleman who would help Read full article