Last Saturday, Ivanhoes Rugby League Club held their formal ball and presentation night at Red Beret Hotel in Cairns to celebrate a huge season of footy and recognise individual player achievements in three grades.
Ivanhoes may be out of finals contention in A Grade and Reserves, however their Under 18 team are currently sitting at the top of the ladder and are set to play finals footy.
A Grade player Dallas Skardon, who was awarded Best Back, stole the show on the night when he commented that he "bleeds red, white and blue - (Ivan)Hoes forever."
See the gallery from the evening below:
The club has acknowledged that it "takes an army" to ensure the wheels keep turning at Ivanhoes club on a daily, weekly, monthly basis, as well as throughout the year.
The evening was also an opportunity to acknowledge everyone involved with the Ivanhoes senior teams including the club's committee, volunteers, sponsors, coaches, players, families and supporters.
Award winners were as follows:
Best Forward - Zach Lohmann
Best Back - Samisoni Raivaroro
Coaches' Award - Regan Herd
Players' Player - Matt Dooley
Best and Fairest - Hamish Burnett
Coaches' Award - Gene Gene
Players' Player - Jesse Bunney
Best Back - Dallas Skardon
Best Forward - Josh Brown
Coaches' Award - Joel Dionysius
Players' Player - Keelan White
Ironman - Jesse Bunney
Rookie of the Year - Jayson Mura
Player of the Year - Jacob Wallace
Jim Chalk Volunteer of the Year - Dave and Carly Broughton
James Priest Memorial Award - Zak Banister
Regan Herd, Matt Dooley, Gene Gene were absent on the night.
This Sunday, Ivanhoes have an away clash with Cairns Brothers at Stan Williams Park, Manunda in the second last round of the regular season.
Under 18s kick off at 12noon followed by Reserves at 1.30pm and A grade at 3pm.