Josh Osmond and Emily Foster win Clarence Town Cobras' top awards

Players of the Year: Ladies League Tag player of the year Emily Foster and men's team player of the year Josh Osmond.
Players of the Year: Ladies League Tag player of the year Emily Foster and men's team player of the year Josh Osmond.

Emily Foster and Josh Osmond claimed the coveted Player of The Year awards at Clarence Town Cobras' presentation night held last Friday at the venue of their major sponsor the Erringhi Hotel.

More than 80 players sponsors and supporters were on hand to enjoy the occasion which rewarded both their ladies league tag and men's players for their efforts during the season.

Emily also won the Best Attacker and Josh picked up Best Forward and Players Player' to go with their player of the year awards.

Sisters Abbie and Lillie Geddes combined to win both of the points awards for the LLT with Abbie scoring 15 tries to take out Highest Try Scorer and Lillie scoring nine tries and 31 goals for a season tally of 98 points.

Sisters Abbie and Lillie Geddes combined to win both of the points awards.

Lillie also won the Players' Player voting for the season.

James Foot won the try scoring award in the men's for the second year in a row with 14, while Phil Badior won the Highest Pointscorer with 106 points taking his points tally for the club to a massive 1748 points.

Foot also won Best Back jointly with fullback Billy Greentree.

The club's Rookie of the Year went to Kristina Fortunaso Klocker in the ladies and Brad Andrews in the men's. Andrews also won the Most Improved.

Jordan Campbell capped off his fine year with the Supporters' Award and Tom Jenkinson won Most Consistent.

Mitch Maytom (150 games) and Callan Gorman (100 games) were congratulated for their dedication to the club as was Stephen Maytom for his tireless work with Club Person of the Year accolades for the second consecutive year.

LLT captain Liz Papamau collected the Best Tagger award along with teammates Kristen Bradley and Roaxanne Darr (Supporters' Award), Katie Kelly (Most Consistent) and Cheyanne Tomkins (Most Improved).

Both coaches spoke of the commitment and dedication of their players.

Jess Taylor picked up the coaches award in the Ladies League Tag, while Blake Birch rewarded Sam Dunn for his efforts with his coaching award.

Ladies League Tag coach and club secretary Peter Maytom was honoured with Life Membership for his dedication to the Cobras over the past 11 years.

The club also thanked their loyal sponsors for their support and paid tribute to their many hard working volunteers with flowers and gifts.

Clarence Town RLFC thanked everyone concerned with the evening to ensure a night of celebration was had by everyone.

The club is looking forward to seeing all those involved with the club in 2021 again in 2022 with Peter Maytom returning as Ladies League Tag coach and Blake Birch as men's captain coach.

The men's team began preseason training on Tuesday and will have runs each Tuesday night until Christmas.

The Ladies League Team returns to the track in mid-February.