Congratulations to the Cougars who brought home two awards! Well done to Adam Gray who received the Life Member’s Medal, Reserves Fairest and Best - for the second year in a row! And to the whole club and its Executive Committee who won the Best Administered Club – great work!
Other Kukerin Dumbleyung players who polled well this season were Jon Ward (Reserves), Craig Doney (Reserves), Peter Joyce (League) and Joe Scafidi (League).
Awards and winners from the event were,
Tom O’Neill Memorial Shield, Minor Premiers UGSFL 2017 – Katanning Wanderers
Don Anderson memorial Shield, Champion Club UGSFL 2017 – Katanning Wanderers
Max Chivell Award, Volunteer of the Year UGSFL – Phil Salmeri (Boddington)
Lorraine Pillage Memorial Award, Best Administered Club – Kukerin Dumbleyung Football Club
Ross Ditchburn Trophy, League Leading Goal Kicker 2017 – Ralph Kickett and Mitchell Banks (66 goals)
Michael Kain Trophy, Reserves Leading Goal Kicker 2017 – Dane Tulley (Wagin, 53 goals)
Life Member’s Medal, Reserves F&B – Adam Gray (Kukerin Dumbleyung, 23 votes)
Leo Graham Medal, League F&B – 3rd place Simon Panizza (Williams, 16 votes), 2nd place Ryan Melvin (Wickpein, 17 votes) and Tim Stewart (Katanning, 17 votes) and 1st place Cameron Allison (Narrogin, 18 votes) and Nathan Bravington (Williams, 18 votes). The third time in the history of the UGS Football Association that the League F&B has tied.
We wish the Cougars Reserves/B Grade the best of luck going into the preliminary final in Kukerin on Sunday September 3 – Go Cougars!!