Congratulations to all the award recipients from the recent 2017-18 Awards Presentations.
This year's presentations were held on 21 April at the new Victorian cricket headquaters at the CitiPower Centre at the Junction Oval.
A gathering of over 100 Trues Blues players, parents, members, supporters and invited guests witnessed Shaun Miller and Jaide Anthony take away the 2017-18 club champion medals.
Shaun Miller was awarded the DWN Jukes Medal for Men's Club Champion in a tightly run race where only 20 points separated the top four players. Miller's 757 points were made up from 532 runs, 11 wickets and 5 catches with Adam Bull (749 points), Nathan McNally (743), Stephen Seymour (737) and Will Pike (661) making up the top five.
The Julie Calvert Medal for Women's Club Champion was awarded to 14 year old Jaide Anthony who had a stunning debut year at the club. Jaide played across all three women's grades and was also awarded the Premier Cricket Best First Year Women's First Eleven Player Award.
Her 511 points were accumulated from 286 runs, 26 wickets, 6 catches, 2 assisted run-outs and 2 stumpings. She finished six points ahead of Kath Hempenstall (505), Ella Johnson (450), Emma Inglis (420) and Gemma Triscari (413).
The Day Whatmore Trophy for Men's 1st Eleven Batting was taken out by Adam Bull after another fine year where he belted 552 runs at 39.43. Nathan McNally was awarded the Bryce McGain Trophy for First Eleven Bowling for his 26 wickets at 18.62 and Ryan Hartley was awarded the Stan Stephens Memorial Trophy for First Eleven Fielding.
In the womens's section, Emma Inglis was awarded the Ando Aparo Trophy for First Eleven Batting for her 353 runs at 44.13, Alana King was awarded the Karen Brown Trophy for First Eleven Bowling for her 18 wickets at 10.22, and Bronwyn Daws was awarded the First Eleven Fielding Award.
Special presentations were made on the night to welcome Kyle Malligan, Paul Sealey and Alastair Gumley as Life Members of the club. c
The AA Horneman Award for the best playing clubman was presented to Will Pike in recognition of his ongoing contributions to many facets of the club, and the Ian Crawford Perpetual Presidents' Award for the best non-playing clubman was presented to Bruce Beaton in recognition of his wide ranging contributions, particularly in helping manage and support the Fourth Eleven.
Congratulations to all the 2017-18 award winners.
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Shaun MillerAdam BullNathan McNallyStephen SeymourWill Pike
Jaide AnthonyKath HempenstallElla JohnsonEmma InglisGemma Triscari