Photos (Top to Bottom): Chris Kumpulainen won Olympia's senior best-and-fairest award; Lee Mason won the senior coach's award; Ben Walters and Stuart Page were the Under-19 trophy winners; Jake Undy and Duncan Peppiatt took the honours in the reserves; Milly Jones (left), Bliss Cantrell (centre) and Ellie Longo were the Women's Premier League award winners; Bliss Cantrell was the best-and-fairest player in the Women's Premier League side; (L-R) John Boulous, Sean Collins and Scott Thompson represented Football Federation Tasmania at the dinner; Bliss Cantrell was presented with the Golden Boot award as the club's top scorer by life member Jim Karipides; Olympia president George Mamacas (left) and his band provided the musical entertainment on the evening [PlessPix]
Chris Kumpulainen won Olympia Warriors’ John Kalis best-and-fairest award in the Premier League section and was presented with his trophy at the club’s trophy presentation dinner at the Hellenic Hall this evening.
Lee Mason was presented with the Coach’s Award by senior coach Chris Hey.
Bliss Cantrell, who plays in Olympia’s Premier League women’s side, won the Golden Boot Award as the club’s top scorer.
She was presented with her trophy by one of the club’s life members, Jim Karipides.
Cantrell also collected the Women’s Premier League team’s best-and-fairest award. She polled 29 votes, 10 ahead of second-placed Milly Jones.
Alex McNeil won the Women’s Premier League ‘most improved’ honour, while Ellie Longo and Milly Jones shared the Coach’s Award.
The Craig Nichols Best Clubman Award went to Sava Kaponis, while the President’s Award was won by the Hickey family.
In the Men’s Premier League Reserves team, Duncan Peppiatt won the Coach’s Award and Jake Undy was named the best-and-fairest player.
Ben Walters took out the Coach’s Award for Olympia’s Under-19s, while Stuart Page collected the Best-and-Fairest Award.
In the Women’s Premier Reserves, Theresa Fiotakis and Irini Moutsatsos shared the ‘most improved’ honour, while Mel Cowen was the best-and-fairest player and Klaire Carrick collected the Coach’s Award.
In Men’s Division Two, Marty Behrakis was the best-and-fairest award winner, while in Division Three, that honour went to John Kydas.
Football Federation Tasmania was represented at the dinner by president Sean Collins, CEO John Boulous and finance officer Scott Thompson.
President of Olympia Warriors, George Mamacas thanked everyone involved with the club during the past year in what had been a very difficult year.
He called for volunteers to assist next season, when Olympia hope for a much better 50th anniversary year.
Olympia will play their matches next season on the new artificial pitch at the club’s new ground in Warrane.