Easts 2022 Senior Award Winners

Congratulations to all our Senior Easts Player for another great season!
Below are our 2022 Club Winners and acknowledgments.

Best Back
Colts 4 – Noah Low
Colts 3 – Fergus Farrell
Colts 2 – Connor Chilver
Colts 1 – Xavier Boyle
7th Garde Men – Charles Ah Kiau
6th Grade Men – Josh Price
5th Grade Men – Mitch Gunning
4th Grade Men – Sam Harding
3rd Grade Men – Charlie Olsen
2nd Grade Men – Dougal Gray
Premier Women – Claudia McClaren
1st Grade Men – Eli Pilz

Best Forward
Colts 4 – Sidney Neil
Colts 3 – Fletcher Perkins
Colts 2 – Kane Aaskew
Colts 1 – Luke Hatherall
7th Garde Men – Connor Mulkerin
6th Grade Men – Will Chapman
5th Grade Men – Will Sayers
4th Grade Men – Dylan Anderson
3rd Grade Men – Rick Portingale
2nd Grade Men – Henry Olsen
Premier Women – Tina Brown
1st Grade Men – Tom Milosevic

Blood and Guts Award (John Loveday Memorial Mug)
Kane Potter

Turtle Award
Jeffrey Faamuisili

Club Highest Point Scorer
Lachlan Kirk

Player of the Finals
Sam Kirk

TP Mooney Colts (Clubman of the Year)
Jack Horan

Michael Williams Memorial (Colt of the Year)
Taine Riori

McMillan Family (Most Improved Player)
Sam Finocchiaro

Leon Hourigan Memorial Trophy (Most Valued Player)
Loretta Lealiifano

Representative Player Acknowledgment
Liam Wright – Qld
Richie Asiata – Qld
Rhys Van Nek – Melbourne
Andrew Ready – WA
Will Sankey – WA
Theresa Soloiai – Qld
Laina Cooper-Finau – Qld
Malaela Sua – Qld
Shannon Parry – Qld and Australia (Captain)

100 Games Achievements
Tyrell Barker (153)
Tom Milosevic (134)
John Sullivan (132)
Jonathan Skelton (114)
Henry Olsen (113)
Greg Riley (113)
Mitchell Gunning (105)
Rory Hegarty (103)
James Smith (103)
Aidan Leeming (102)

Peter McLean Trophy (Best Representative Players)
Shannon Parry
Ritchie Asiata

Anton Toia Medical (Staff Trophy)
Caitlin Bayley

Mike Thomas Award (Toughness)
Tane Hetaraka

Best Senior Debut (by a Junior)
Meli Dreu

David Murdoch (Mateship Award)
Shane Kennedy

Clubs Best and Fairest
Aidan Leeming

Geoff Box Trophy (Club Person of the Year)
Niko Milosevic

Perpetual Trophies
Tom Milosevic – John Bremner
Loretta Lealiifano – Selena Worsley

Thank you to all our board members, staff, coaches, and volunteers for making this year run as smoothly as possible!

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