AFL Darling Downs executive have officially named several junior and senior awards after numerous key volunteers, recognised for their outstanding service to Australian Football in the region.
Jack Barry the region’s former Development Manager has been recognised for his outstanding service with the Under 16 Best and Fairest award now named the Jack Barry Medal. AFL Darling Downs life-member Col Wells has been rewarded for his years of service with the Under 14 fairest and best player to now receive the Col Wells medal.
Dalby’s Peltz family has been rewarded for their outstanding contribution to Australian Football in the region with the Darling Downs best player in the McDonald’s Trophy under 12’s to receive the Peltz Medal.
All junior grand-final best on ground medals have now been in named to recognise the outstanding service of key volunteers on the Darling Downs. 2007 inducted life member Kim Thomas now has the Under 14 best on ground medal named after her. AFL Darling Downs under 18 Crows stalwart Michael Langfield has been rewarded for his efforts over a decade to the regions now no-more top age program with the best on ground in the Under 16 Grand-Final to receive the Michael Langfield Medal.
The regions current Regional Manager Keith Webb has been recognised for his outstanding service, which spans for more than 10 years with the Under 12 best on ground for the Grand-Final now the Keith Webb medal.
OFFICIAL MEDAL NAMES
Best and Fairest Awards
Division 1 – Holman Medal
Division 2 – Marge Shaw Trophy
Women’s – Heather Green Medal
Under 16 – Jack Barry Medal
Under 14 – Col Wells Medal
Under 12 – Peltz Medal
Grand-Final Best on Ground Medals
Division 1 – Ellen McConachie Medal
Women’s – Jeff Neumann Medal
Under 16 – Michael Langfield Medal
Under 14 – Kim Thomas Medal
Under 12 – Keith Webb Medal