Outstanding young prop Jake Trbojevic has tonight claimed the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles ‘Best and Fairest’ Award for 2015.
The Mona Vale Raiders junior and former Australian Schoolboy played 23 games this season after making his NRL debut in round 26, 2013.
Trbojevic not only stamped himself as one of the best young props in the game, but also a future representative player.
His stats for the season are impressive: 601 tackles, 2559 metres and 247 hit ups. He also crossed for three tries.
The Roy Bull ‘Best and Fairest Award’ presented to Trbojevic was one of several awards presented in front of 225 people at Miramare Gardens, Terry Hills.
Full-back Brett Stewart claimed the NRL Players’ Player award, and the Leading Try Scorer Award.
Stewart also took home the Gordon Willoughby Medal, voted for by the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles members.
Captain and centre Jamie Lyon received the Leading Point Scorer award.
Exciting young full-back/winger Tom Trbojevic was named the NRL team’s Rookie of the Year for scoring eight tries in nine games.
Prop Josh Starling was honoured for his tremendous work on and off the field by being named the Doug Daley Clubman of the Year.
Hooker Jayden Hodges took home two awards – the NSW Cup Bob Batty ‘Best and Fairest’, and the NSW Cup Players’ Player.
Rising young prop Liam Knight won the Holden Cup Russ Bull ‘Best and Fairest’ award.
Five-eighth and captain Will Pearsall collected the Holden Cup Players’ Player award.
The Steve Menzies Medallion was presented to volunteer Bob Butcher.
Roy Bull ‘Best and Fairest’: Jake Trbojevic
NRL Players’ Player: Brett Stewart
Leading Try Scorer: Brett Stewart
Leading Point scorer: Jamie Lyon
NRL Rookie of the Year: Tom Trbojevic
NSW Cup Bob Batty ‘Best and Fairest’: Jayden Hodges
NSW Cup Players’ Player: Jayden Hodges
Holden Cup Russ Bull ‘Best and Fairest’: Liam Knight
Holden Cup Players’ Player: Will Pearsall
Gordon Willoughby Medal: Brett Stewart
Steve Menzies Medallion: Bob Butcher
Doug Daley Clubman of the Year: Josh Starling