Photos (Top to Bottom): Ben Hamlett, who won both the Golden Boot Award and the Players' Player-of-the-Year Award for Clarence, is now in the USA; Ben Hamlett (red shirt) in a match against University; The Dixon sisters of Clarence; Nick McKim is Clarence's new patron [PlessPix]
Clarence United FC held their celebration dinner for the 2010 season at Tattersall's Park on Friday night.
Senior awards for men’s and women’s premier league were presented by the club's new patron, Mr Nick McKim. Awards were won by:
Men’s Premier League
Golden Boot Ben Hamlett
Coaches Award Ben Parker
Player’s Player Ben Hamlett
Most Valuable Player Ben Hamlett
Women’s Premier League
Golden Boot Marlugu Dixon and Harkana Dixon
Coaches Award Danielle Kannegeisser
Player’s Player Kathryn McLeod
Most Valuable Player Harkana Dixon
The women’s premiership trophy was also formally presented by Mr McKim to coach Ronnie Bolton and captain Kathryn McLeod.
The other premier league awards were won by:
Golden Boot Emmanuel Tsakiris
Coaches Award Adam McIntyre
Player’s Player Angus Hardwick
Most Valuable Player Angus Hardwick and Toby Ling
Golden Boot Sarah Nellis
Player’s Player Emily Nellis
Most Valuable Player Emily Nellis and Elle Ortman
Golden Boot Liam Marsh
Coaches Award Jeremy Price
Player’s Player Lachlan Brown
Most Valuable Player Lachlan Brown
Life membership of Clarence United was awarded to Mr Garry Ling.
Club person of the year was Virginia Sparks.
The President’s awards for outstanding young people in the premier league program were awarded to Rachael Riddler and Liam Marsh.
The goalkeeper's encouragement award was won by Amelia VanderNiet.
President Phil Randall said the club is looking forward to the 2011 season.
“We are extremely delighted that Nick has accepted to role of patron within the club," said Randall.
"We also thank our outgoing patron Jock Campbell for his loyal support.
"We are blessed with a wonderful crew of coaches, support staff and volunteers and look forward to building this team even further in 2011.
"Our on field results for 2010, particularly with our women’s program, were fantastic and the plans we are working on for 2011 will ensure we are again challenging for titles and trophies in all grades.”