Tie for top NGFNL award

ROSEDALE’S Rohan Diamond and Traralgon-Tyers United’s Brian Graham tied for the North Gippsland Football-Netball League best-and-fairest award on Wednesday night.

Diamond and Graham, who also won the award last year, finished the count level on 22 votes each, five ahead of TTU coach Matt Stolarczyk. Heyfield’s Jack Woodland was third on 16 votes.

TTU’s Chris Buckley won the reserves best-and-fairest award on 25 votes, Matthew Bedggood, who was ineligible for the award due to suspension, received 19 votes.

Gormandale’s Daniel Golcic was the clear winner of the thirds best-and-fairest on 31 votes, nine ahead of TTU’s Dalton Tripodi.

The A grade netball award was won by Bree Hulley of Gormandale on 50 votes, two ahead of Churchill’s Maddison Burney and Woodside’s Stacey O’Brien.

Gormandale’s Courtney Smythe took out the B grade award with 38 votes, two ahead of Vicki Rogers on 36.

The C grade award was won by Gormandale’s Tayla Pendlebury on 55 votes.

Karen Moloney from Sale City was the clear winner of the D grade best-and-fairest, on 62 votes with Gormandale’s Jaime Lauria second on 44.

Boisdale-Briagolong’s Jess Adams and TTU’S Kirsty Hodgson shared the under 17 award on 60 votes.

The inaugural under 15 award was won by Samantha Labros fronm TTU on 64 votes.