The annual AGL Loy Yang North Gippsland Football Netball League vote count and presentation night was held at Traralgon Greyhound Racing Club on Wednesday night, with Churchill’s Chris Williams walking the CL Burley Medal as the senior football best and fairest.
William polled 28 votes to take out the win over Ricky Cochrane from TTU who polled 22 votes.
In equal 3rd was Yarram’s Griffin Underwood & Jack Woodland from Heyfield on 21 votes. Both players having a great season with both clubs making the finals.
In the A Grade netball count, Woodsides GA Andrea Elliot takes out the Leagues Best & Fairest by 1 vote to last years winner from Rosedale Carly Johnstone. Elliot polling 25 votes over Johnstone on 24, winning in the last game of the season.
Following in 3rd place is Simone Turner from Sale City who was most of the way through the season but with work taking her away from the game Simone dropped off the top spot. Polling 22 votes in an outstanding year for her team who made it into the finals.
In other awards, Churchill’s Joesph Whykes was awarded the Lloyd Schacht Medal as Reserves Best and Fairest and Riley Evans from Glengarry winning the George Bland Medal as Thirds Best and Fairest.
Glengarry’s Amy King won back to back B grade Best and Fairest award, Lara McDonald of Sale City winning the C grade award and Amber McMannus of Heyfield claimed the D grade award.
Chloe Finn of Yarram and Millicnet Riseley of Heyfield were the 17-and-under and 15-and-under Best and Fairest winners.
Superboots Shane Morgan (Cowwarr – Seniors with 67 Goals), Joseph Whykes (Churchill – Reserves with 104 goals) and Tyler Mudita (Glengarry – Thirds with 66 Goals) collected their leading goal-kicker awards.
The Netball Rookie of the Year Award went to Emily Lugton from Churchill.
Jim Hood Football Umpire of the Year Award was won by Nick Cullis.
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This post was written by Michelle Kyle