Cairns District Rugby League top medal contenders

Individual player and club achievements will be celebrated and recognised when the rugby league community gather for the annual Bendigo Bank Gold Medal at Brothers Leagues Club auditorium on Friday, September 13.

The top medal contenders in Cairns District Rugby League competition have been announced and the winners will be recognised on the night for their on-field achievements during the season.

Best and fairest medals will be awarded in Reserve and Under 18s, as well as silver medals for the top Under 16s juniors in the Cairns and Eacham competitions.

A Grade Top 10 Gold Medal contenders

Quinlyn Cannon - Cairns Brothers

Cephas Chinfat - Southern Suburbs

Ben Cocciolone - Mareeba

Taulata Fakalelu - Innisfail

Matthew Gibuma - Mossman-Port Douglas

Ammiel Harris - Yarrabah

Aaron Jolley - Innisfail

Ty Millard - Kangaroos

Dan Sagigi - Innisfail

Jacob Wallace - Ivanhoes

Ammiel Harris from Yarrabah Seahawks is one of the A Grade medal contenders. Photo: Maria Girgenti
Ammiel Harris from Yarrabah Seahawks is one of the A Grade medal contenders. Photo: Maria Girgenti
Matthew Gibuma from Mossman-Port Douglas Shark is one of the A Grade Gold Medal and Top Try Scorer contenders. Photo: Maria Girgenti
Matthew Gibuma from Mossman-Port Douglas Shark is one of the A Grade Gold Medal and Top Try Scorer contenders. Photo: Maria Girgenti
Ty Millard from Cairns Kangaroos is also in contention for A Grade Gold Medal. Photo: Maria Girgenti
Ty Millard from Cairns Kangaroos is also in contention for A Grade Gold Medal. Photo: Maria Girgenti
Cephas Chinfat from Southern Suburbs is also a strong contender for A Grade Gold Medal. Photo: Maria Girgenti
Cephas Chinfat from Southern Suburbs is also a strong contender for A Grade Gold Medal. Photo: Maria Girgenti
Taulata Fakalelu from Innisfail Leprechauns is one of the top 10 A Grade Gold Medal contenders. Photo: Maria Girgenti
Taulata Fakalelu from Innisfail Leprechauns is one of the top 10 A Grade Gold Medal contenders. Photo: Maria Girgenti

Reserve Grade Top contenders

Darren Ball - Atherton

Oswald Fourmile - Yarrabah

Terence Massey - Southern Suburbs

Michael Morton - Innisfail

Michael Morton from Innisfail Leprechauns is a top four medal contender in Reserve Grade. Photo: Maria Girgenti
Michael Morton from Innisfail Leprechauns is a top four medal contender in Reserve Grade. Photo: Maria Girgenti
Darren Ball from Atherton Roosters is one of the top four contenders for the Reserve Grade Medal. Photo: Maria Girgenti
Darren Ball from Atherton Roosters is one of the top four contenders for the Reserve Grade Medal. Photo: Maria Girgenti

Under 18 Top contenders

Keishon Hunter-Flanders - Yarrabah

Jymaal Mellor-King - Edmonton

Alastair Molony - Southern Suburbs

Henry Williams - Cairns Brothers

Jymaal Mellor-King from Edmonton Storm is one of the top four Under 18 Best and Fairest Medal contenders. Photo: Maria Girgenti
Jymaal Mellor-King from Edmonton Storm is one of the top four Under 18 Best and Fairest Medal contenders. Photo: Maria Girgenti
Alastair Molony from Southern Suburbs is a top four contender for the Under 18 Best and Fairest Medal. Photo: Maria Girgenti
Alastair Molony from Southern Suburbs is a top four contender for the Under 18 Best and Fairest Medal. Photo: Maria Girgenti
Keishon Hunter-Flanders from Yarrabah Seahawks is a top four contender for the Under 18 Best and Fairest Medal. Photo: Maria Girgenti
Keishon Hunter-Flanders from Yarrabah Seahawks is a top four contender for the Under 18 Best and Fairest Medal. Photo: Maria Girgenti

Bendigo Bank - Cairns District Rugby League Under 16s Silver MedalĀ 

Cooper Beasley - Innisfail

Brad Hammond - Mareeba

Ethan Chastie-Munro - Redlynch

Saifu Savage - Cairns Brothers

Bendigo Bank - Eacham Juniors Under 16s Silver Medal

Toby Blooranta - Atherton

Keanu Bowen-Wilson - Malanda

Kullem Dempsey - Ravenshoe

Timmothy Lyall - Herberton

Other awards:

Jack Seary Shield - Club Champions

Leading Try Scorer of the Year

Tom Tassell Memorial Trophy - Rookie of the Year

Chairman's Trophy - Coach of the Year

Curtis Pitt MP Referee of the Year

Rebecca Bowie Memorial Shield

Moore Family Medal - Under 18 Best and Fairest Player

Lionel Williamson Medal - Reserve Grade Best and Fairest Player

Eacham Juniors Under 16 Best and Fairest Player

Cairns Juniors Under 16 Best and Fairest Player

Life Membership Award

Gold Medal for Seniors Best and Fairest Player

Main image: Dan Sagigi from Innisfail Leprechauns is one of top 10 contenders for the A Grade Best and Fairest Gold Medal. Photo: Maria Girgenti