2016 Steve Turner Medal - Round 7 Nomination
The Melton Toyota Riddell District Football & Netball League, in conjunction with award sponsor Dome Security, are pleased to announce the nominations for the Steve Turner Medal - RDFNL Dome Rising Gun Award for Round 7 of the 2016 RDFNL season.
Steve Turner is a name synonymous with junior football in the north/western metropolitan areas. Steve is a Life Member of the Riddell District FNL who has held many roles within the league, including a stint as Football Operations Manager and on the RDFNL Board. In 2016, Steve once again sits on the RDFNL Board.
Round 7 - Robert Burns - Diggers Rest
A former Sunbury Lions Senior and Junior player and junior with Rupertswood, Robert crossed to Diggers Rest this season and made an immediate impact.
While he played limited games, he made an impact in a strong team.
He was one of the stand-out players for the Burras in round seven in their win over Woodend/Hesket at Gilbert Gordon Oval, inspiring a sensational second-half turn around.
To be eligible for the Steve Turner Medal, players must be under 23 years of age, and have played less than 15 senior games prior to the start of the 2016 season. Players must have played junior or Under 18.5 football in the RDFNL, and have made themselves available for selection in RDFNL Interleague Programs. Macedon's Jason Cooke won the award last year.