Longwarry midfielder Russell Lehman and Poowong on baller Jack Hazendonk have tied for the Alf Walton medal for the 2018 league senior best and fairest, which was held at the Warragul Downtowner on Monday September 10th 2018.
Both polled 27 votes to be two votes clear of Catani ruck rover Nick Visser who came in third. Last year’s winner Paul Pattison came fourth, one vote behind his Catani team mate.
Russell Lehmann with EDFL board of management chair Roger Gwynne. Image credit: Ellinbank District Football League (click image for original source)
27 year old Lehman – formerly of Catani – returned to the league this season after a stint at Pakenham and shone with his prolific ball winning ability, poise and exquisite skills with both hand and feet.
Jack Hazendonk with EDFL board of management chair Roger Gwynne. Image credit: Ellinbank District Football League (click image for original source)
23 year old Hazendonk joined the league from Devon Meadows in 2017. He drives hard at the ball and doubled as a dangerous forward kicking 31 goals this season and was a major reason behind Poowong’s revival.
Other winners were honoured on the night. To view a full list visit http://websites.sportstg.com/assoc_page.cgi?client=0-6159-0-0-0&sID=121132&&news_task=DETAIL&articleID=63180283
To view a gallery of all winners visit the EDFL Facebook page here https://www.facebook.com/EDFLNEWS/
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