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Ivanhoes celebrate their best at ball and presentation night

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:

Under 18:

Best Forward - Zach Lohmann

Best Back - Samisoni Raivaroro

Coaches' Award - Regan Herd

Players' Player - Matt Dooley

Reserve Grade:

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

Club Awards:

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.

Acknowledgement of Country

Queensland Rugby League respects and honours the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

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