Gillies Named Stingrays Best

The finalization of the Dandenong Stingrays TAC Cup season was the annual vote count and presentation night held last weekend at the Dingley International.

The vote count saw reliable defender Tom Gillies awarded the Stingrays Best and Fairest award for season 2008. Gillies polled in 16 out of 22 games for a total of 131 votes to win by 35 votes. Voting was very close and at the end of the home away games there were still 5 players within striking distance but it was Gillies superior form in the finals that had him run away with the award.

Runner up was gun forward and leading goal kicker, Aaron Purves with 96 votes followed by mid-fielders Ryan Bastinac and captain Ricky Ferraro with 92 votes apiece. Then followed defender Michael Hibberd on 85, young star Tom Scully on 81 who polled in all of the 8 TAC Cup games he played in, last years winner Matthew Clark on 76, Ruckman and most improved player winner Levi Casboult on 74, wingman Shane Savage on 71 with Steven Gaertner and Scott Sienkiewicz on 69. Sienkiewicz and Hibberd were jointly awarded the coaches award by Graeme Yeats for their team orientated and determined efforts throughout the season.



Pos.

Name

Votes

Games

Award

1st

Tom Gillies

131

22

Best and Fairest

2nd

Aaron Purves

96

17

Runners Up Best & Fairest

=3rd

Ryan Bastinac

92

22

Equal 3rd Best and Fairest

=3rd

Ricky Ferraro

92

22

Equal 3rd Best and Fairest

5th

Michael Hibberd

85

16

Coaches Award

6th

Tom Scully

81

8

 

7th

Matthew Clark

76

13

 

8th

Levi Casboult

74

22

Most Improved

9th

Shane Savage

71

20

 

=10th

Steven Gaertner

69

19

 

=10th

Scott Sienkiewicz

68

21

Coaches Award

12th

Riley Heddles

54

21

 

13th

Chris Doria

53

21

 

14th

Ashley Smith

36

12

 

15th

Paul Rogasch

35

21

 

=16th

Marcus Dal Lago

32

12

 

=16th

Andrew Hunter

32

21

 

18th

James Hallahan

23

12

 

19th

Billy Hayes

20

12

 

20th

Myles Pitt

19

10

 

21st

Will Petropolous

14

14

 

22nd

Corey Millard

12

7

 




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