Malanda JRL hosted the finals of the Eacham Junior Rugby League season last weekend with a Gala Day for the Mini-Mod teams held alongside the grand finals for the competitive grades.

NRL ambassador and former NQ Cowboy Dallas Johnson attended the event and was presented with a shirt from his junior club, the Herberton Magpies.

The results and award winners from the great day of junior rugby league are listed below:

Under 12

Malanda 30 def Atherton 6

Player of the Match: Tait Coghlan (Malanda)

Eacham Rep Player of the Year

Under 11 Jhidan Dikes (Atherton) & Brashar Coutts (Malanda)
Under 12 Morgan Payne (Ravenshoe)

Malanda Under 14 team

Under 14

Malanda 60 def Herberton 6

Player of the Match: Klayton Stremouchiw (Malanda)

Eacham Rep Player of the Year

Under 13: Leroy Messa (Herberton)
Under 14: Braythen Porter (Malanda)

Eacham Girls Player Awards

Representative Player of the Year: Florence Fauid
Best Forward: Cindy Mathieson
Best Back: Mikayla Fleming
Team Player: Arielle Marks

Under 16

Atherton 46 def Herberton 4

Player of the Match: Jarrad Collier (Atherton)

Eacham Rep player:

Under 15: Tom Akiba (Herberton)
Under 16: Connor Hamilton (Atherton)

Eacham Girls Player Awards

Representative Player of the Year: Elizabeth Thaiday
Best Forward: Rhianna Cashmere
Best Back: MJ Waia
Leadership Award: Joyce Boyd-Tapp

Eacham Junior Rugby League Perpetual Awards

Atherton RLFC Rising Star: Domenic Petralia (Atherton)
Michael Hayes Volunteer of the League Award: Denis Hamilton