SEA EAGLES AUSSIE RULES AWARDS NIGHT
AFTER a stellar 2013 season Matthew Laskey picked up his second consecutive best and fairest award for the Whitsunday Sea Eagles.
The club hopped on the team bus and headed to the Metropole in Proserpine on Saturday for the end of season award night. Laskey made it two best and fairest awards from two years while Josh Griffiths picked up the top award for the reserve grade.
Laskey lead the A grade count with 46 votes ahead of Cody Wright on 25, Clint Voigt on 22 and Robert Whitton on 20.
Departing Sea Eagles player Robert Whitton capped off a great 2013 season, picking up the most consistent and most courageous awards.
Coaches, trainers and volunteers were honoured on the night and club stalwart Darren Crossley became the 10th ever Sea Eagles life member.
Young talent Ashley Liebeck picked up the club’s inaugural rising star award after a great 2013 season where he made his senior debut.
TOP PLAYERS: A grade best and fairest Matthew Laskey and most consistent and most courageous award winner Robert Whitton at the Sea Eagles presentation night at the Metropole on Saturday night.
A GRADE AWARDS: Most improved player Andrew Hocking, best and fairest runner-up Cody Wright and coach's award winner Nicholas Roach.
AWARD WINNERS: Aaron Murtagh, Trevor Ritchie, Andrew Colbourne, Rhys Gordon and Josh Griffiths were the winners of the reserve grade awards at the Whitsunday Sea Eagles.
KICKING GOALS: Timothy Plummer was the Whitsunday Sea Eagles leading goal kicker for 2013 with 26 goals for the season.
ULTIMATE HONOUR: Retiring Sea Eagles player and former captain John Ryan had his number 23 playing jumper retired by the club at the club's presentation night in Proserpine on Saturday.