PRESENTATION: Windsor Hotel representative Michelle (centre) and Wheatmen coach Nathan Bradley present an award to Sam Hogarth.
PRESENTATION: Windsor Hotel representative Michelle (centre) and Wheatmen coach Nathan Bradley present an award to Sam Hogarth. Ange Stirling Photography.

Wheatmen toast stellar 2018 season

Rugby union: The Dalby Wheatmen put the exclamation mark on a highly successful 2018 season by holding their annual Awards Presentation Night last Friday.

The club currently boasts plenty of depth, reflected in the fact all three senior sides made the grand final.

In A-grade, Best Back went to James Wreford while skipper Sam Hogarth took out Best Forward.

Hugh Brosnan took out Players Player and Player of the Finals, while Rob Walton took out Best and Fairest and Tom Morrissey took home the Coaches Award.

The awards were shared around in B-grade with Todd Barden named Players Player, Archie Walker the Best and Fairest and Ben Cullen the side's Player of the Finals.

Blake Robinson won Best Back while Aidan Newberry was crowned Best Forward.

C-grade's Sam Johnston was the star of the night, taking home his team's Best and Fairest as well as the club's Marty Francis Shield and Most Improved.

Other C-grade awards included Harro Nolan being Players Player, Andy McVeigh crowned Player of the Finals, Zac Storey given Best Forward and Sasa Togia Best Back.

Club trophies were presented to Michael Barron for being the Most Consistent, Hogarth for being the Most Outstanding, Barden for being the Most Enthusiastic, Brock Carmichael for being Rookie of the Year and Nathan McNamara was Clubman of the Year.

Hogarth was also awarded Queensland Country Rugby Union Player of the Year.


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