Thornton & Eddy Tie for Marlins Best

 Todd Thornton and Jeremy Eddy have been named joint Best & Fairest winners at Nelson Bay, with Lisa Steane making it back-to-back women's Best and Fairest wins.

Ben Thompson claimed the Reserve Grade Best and Fairest award.

Two significant off field awards were presented on the night, Kylie Clayden was named Clubperson of the Year for her tireless work for the club throughout the year, unfortunately for the Marlins Kylie and Aaron will be relocating to Melbourne in the coming months.

The second award was the awarding of Life membership to current President, Roger Price who has down a power of work for the club over many years.

Presentation Night was an end of a successful season for the Marlins which saw all three teams contest the final, with the women reaching the Grand Final for the third consecutive season and the Black Diamond Cup team once again making the Preliminary Final. 

Full list of award winners

Black Diamond Cup

Best & Fairest Jeremy Eddy & Todd Thornton
Best & Fairest Runner Up Billy Barton
Leading Goalkicker Mathew Dews
Coaches Award James Anderson
Most Improved Chris Eddy
Best 1st Year Alec Clark
Most Consistent Jayden Rymer


Best & Fairest Lisa Steane
Best & Fairest Runner Up Pippa Smyth
Leading Goalkicker Kaitlyn Douglass
Coaches Award Emily Nichols
Most Improved Magan Walmsley
Most Consistent Sophie Balcombe

Reserve Grade

Best & Fairest Ben Thompson
Best & Fairest Runner Up Dylan Stuart
Coaches Award Brett Thorp
Most Improved Jake Russell
Most Consistent Tim Murphy

Club Awards

Life Membership Roger Price
Clubperson of the Year Kylie Clayden




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