2008 Presentation Night

The Manton brothers, James and Robert, had a very successful night winning a combined total of six awards.  Grandsons of the legendery, Bronc Jones, James took home the First Grade Best & Fairest, Players' Player and Best Non-Contract Player awards and Robert won the Under 16's Best & Fairest and Players' Player trophy as well as the coveted Hawthorne Shield.

A crowd of about 130 players, family and supporters turned out for the 2008 Presentation night as the home of the Tigers major sponsor, the Gundagai District Services Club.  Besides the awards to players, the club also recognised long serving committee-man Mick Wheeler, who was awarded life membership of the Gundagai District Rugby League Football Club.

Mick is renowned throughout Group 9 as a hard working and efficient administrator.  Mick proudly accepted his life membership.  Mick follows in the footsteps of his father, Reg, who is also a life member.  Reg has since passed on, which makes this award a very special and proud achievement for Mick.

Clubperson of the Year went to the hard-working Phil Smith.  Rookie of the Year was awarded to Ben Reardon.

Awards for 2008

First Grade:

Coaches Award: John Bourke

Players' Player: James Manton

Best & Fairest: James Manton

 Best Back: Matt Rose

Best Forward: Peter Magnone

Best Non-Contract Player: James Manton

Reserve Grade:

Coaches Award: Sam Hitchenson

Players' Player: Adam Smart, James McFawn and Dale Piper (all tied on equal points)

Best & Fairest: James McFawn

Best Back: Josh Smith

Best Forward: Sam Greaney

Under 18's:

Coaches Award: Mark Elphick

Players' Player: John Field

Best & Fairest: Blake Murdoch

Best Back: Rhys Smart

Best Forward: John Field

Most Improved: David Carthew

Under 16's:

Coaches Award: Hugh Chadwick

Players' Player: Robert Manton

Best & Fairest: Robert Manton

Best Back: Matthew Cole

Best Forward: Evan Chadwick

Most Improved: Joseph Rose

Photo's of Award Winners are in the 'Photo Gallery'




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