Grand Final @ Kaniva

R.L. Francis Memorial Trophy for Best on Ground in the A Grade won by Adam Merrett of Penola.

J.A. Tidy Memorial Trophy for Best on Ground in the reserves won by Jon Copping of Penola.

Trophy donated by the Herold Family for Best on ground in the Senior Colts presented by Geoff Wellington on behalf of the Herold Family won by Curtis McCarthy of Bordertown.

Glenelg Football Club Trophy for Best on Ground in the Junior Colts presented by Gary King, won by Luke Pedlar of Kingston.

Senior medal count

Lucindale on-baller Ryan McInerney (pictured right) has won the Virgo/Mail Medal for KNTFL best and fairest.

The Roos star, who was unable to attend on the night, was a clear winner of the league’s top individual award at the annual medal count at Naracoorte Town Hall.

McInerney was locked in a voting battle with Penola’s Matt Willson in the early part of the night, with both players on 20 votes after 12 rounds, but McInerney then strung together three consecutive best on ground performances to pull away and win with 29 votes.

Willson won the Edwards Trophy for finishing second with 25 votes and Bordertown’s Clint Diment polled 22.

Top 10: Ryan McInerney (Luc) 29, Matt Willson (Penola) 25, Clint Diment (Btown) 22, James Hinge (Mundulla) 18, Tom Cooper (Kyby) 15, Nick Hunt (Keith) 14, Simon Berkefeld (Pen) 13, Cam McPherson (Kyby) 13, Darcy Boyanton (Pad) 12, Jake McGrice (Mun) 12.

Bordertown’s Heath Caldwell won the A grade footballer of the year award.

Penola’s Simon Zadow and Kybybolite’s Lee Curnow tied for the Johnson Medal for reserves best and fairest with 24 votes, ahead of Naracoorte’s Paul McRostie 17.

Junior medal count

The KNTFL awarded its outstanding juniors at the annual junior medal count on August 21.

In a ceremony at the Naracoorte Town Hall, the awards went to:

Senior colts best and fairest – Jack Armfield (Kingston)

Senior colts footballer of the year – Jack Armfield (Kingston)

Senior colts leading goalkicker Sam Pepper (Bordertown) 43 goals

Junior colts best and fairest – Reagan Tink (Mundulla) - pictured left with coach Heath Thorpe

Junior coach of the year – Kieron Hicks (Padthaway/Lucindale)


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Phone: 87622526, 

Postal Address: P.O.Box 565 Naracoorte SA 5271 


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CLUBS: Border Districts, Bordertown, Keith, Kaniva/Leeor United, Kingston, Kybybolite, Lucindale, Mundulla, Naracoorte, Padthaway, Penola

PRESIDENT:- Michael Mourbey Home: 87646123  Mobile: 0400 170 540

CEO: Tony Paget  Phone: Home 08 87677230   Mobile 0427808405 Email


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