The Cairns Juniors 2014 season came to a close on Saturday with the Under 11 to Under 16 Grand Finals keenly contested at Jones Park in Cairns.
U11 Mareeba 18 vs Innisfail Brothers 12
U11 Best & Fairest – Mareeba No 9 - Owen Christopher. The award was presented by Northern Pride players Jason Roos, Mareeba Juniors product and Brett Anderson who started his Rugby League career with Innisfail Brothers.
U12 Cairns Brothers 20 vs Mareeba 16
U12 Best & Fairest - Cairns Brothers No 1- Xavier Nicol
U13 Innisfail Brothers 18 vs Mareeba 14
U13 Best & Fairest – Mareeba No 1 Tekyce Brimm
U14 Edmonton Storm 23 vs Kangaroos Blue 16
U14 Best & Fairest - Edmonton No 19 Linton Johnson
U15 Kangaroos 32 vs Edmonton 10
U15 Best & Fairest – Kangaroos No 13 Timakoi Lowah
U16 Innisfail Brothers 13 vs Edmonton 12 U16 Best Forward – Edmonton No 12 - Enari Tuala
U16 Best Back – Innisfail No 1 Michael Carroll
A moving tribute was paid to the Edmonton Under 16’s long term manager and mentor Mervyn Ah Kee who tragically lost his life earlier this year, with the teams observing a minute’s silence before the start of the Under 16’s game, and a presentation of a framed signed jersey to Mrs Ah Kee after the game.
*Perpetual Award Winners 2014 Jack & Irene Seary Memorial Trophy CDJRL Most Promising Referee of the Year - George Sailor
*J & H.E Jones Family Trophy CDJRL Representative Player of the Year - Keinan Grogan-Hayes (Mossman)
*2014 Kerry Stitt Memorial Trophy for CDJRL team scoring the most points in the 2014 Season - Kangaroos Blue U14 (420 points)
The official opening of the Jones Park Redevelopment was held during the afternoon with Member for Leichardt Warren Entsch conducting proceedings, with guests including Cairns Mayor, Cr Bob Manning OAM, Senator.