Smith and Sawkins wins Cats Top Awards.
Consistent defender, Nigel Smith claimed the Muswellbrook Cat's Black Diamond Plate Best & Fairest award whilst Meghann Sawkins was the inaugural winner of the Women's Best & Fairest award.
The awards were presented at the clubs Presentation Night held recently where the club was able to reflect on a mixed year for the Cats which saw the men's team have a challenging year after being promoted to the Black Diamond Plate competition, a challenge the club believes will hold thenm in good stead for the future. The fielding of a women's team for the first time in 2017 was an obvious highlight.
Full list of award winners
Black Diamond Cup
|Best & Fairest||Nigel Smith|
|Best & Fairest Runner Up||Cameron Benkovic|
|Best Centre||Cameron Benkovic|
|Best Backman||Matthew Dunn|
|Coaches Award||Jackson Cook|
|Rookie of the Year||Dominic White|
|Best & Fairest||Meghann Swakins|
|Best & Fairest Runner Up||Ashleigh Barrowcliffe|
|Best Centre||Natalie Heard|
|Best Backman||Paris Adam|
|Most Consistent||Karli Anshaw|
|Coaches Award||Ashlea Pritchard|
|Rookie of the Year||Tiarne Forder|
|Volunteer of the Year||Patrick Morton|