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Roosters Presentation Awards

The 2017 presentation wraps up a great year for our club. A huge thanks to all the supporters and sponsors throughout the season. The support has been one of the clubs best and the season reflected on that.

The club has slightly grown in 2017, recording 116 senior players. 33 women and 83 men fielded the club’s 3 senior grades.

The Women had and outstanding season in their second year in the BDAFL competition. It was highlighted by the team scoring their first ever win early in the season. The team continued to develop and significantly reduced margins against 2016 finalists. In the second half of the season the women notched 4 consecutive wins and began knocking at the door for finals, however fell short in what was an inspiring season.

Our top grade men’s had another good year as defending premiers. The team was built by a large playing squad, often utilising players from both grades. The Black Diamond Plate team recorded 13 win and 3 losses for the season and went into the finals in third position. Winning the semis and the preliminary finals the men met their season goal to defend the premiership and be there in the 2017 grand final. Unfortunately the grand final rematch swung the other way in 2017 and the men weren’t able to go back to back.

Player awards for the season were dominated by the team leaders. Captains Andrew Scott, Matthew Tull and Vice-Captain Tori Cowburn all won their team’s Best and Fairest.

Full list of awards


2017 Black Diamond Plate Best and Fairest Andrew Scott (centre) Coach Stephan Nester (left) Team manager Mark Rohan (right)


2017 Black Diamond Plate B&F Runner up, Cameron White (centre), Coach, Stephan Nester (left) Team manager, Mark Rohan (right)


(left to right) Assistant coach Joel Deacon, Runner up B&F Lynan Muldoon, Coach Andrew MacPherson, Womens Best and Fairest Tori Cowburn


(left to right) Reserves Runner up B&F Josh Long, Team Manager Mark Rohan, Reserves Best and Fairest Matthew Tull, Coach Nathan Smith


100 gamer Luke Davis with Life Member Mark Rohan


100 gamer Hugh Smith with life member Mark Rohan


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