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Murphy claims Pride's top award

Northern Pride prop David Murphy was named Player of the Year at the club’s recent awards night held at Brothers World of Entertainment.

Murphy – who also earned selection in this year’s XXXX Queensland Residents team – was honoured at the presentation evening held on August 28.

Fellow forward Sheldon Powe-Hobbs was the other big winner, taking home two awards – the Players’ Player and Members Player of the Year gongs.

Northern Pride 2016 club awards:

Player of the Year: David Murphy
Players’ Player: Sheldon Powe-Hobbs
Best Forward: Tom Hancock
Best Back: Justin Castellaro
Most Improved Player: Jared Allen
Members Player of the Year: Sheldon Powe-Hobbs

For more Intrust Super Cup player awards stories – stay tuned to QRL.com.au