2015 Presentation Night Awards
Uni Blues held a very successful presentation night at the new function rooms at Port Melbourne Football Ground on Friday, 25th September.
Ross Young capped off another remarkable year at Blues by winning his third C.W. McLeod Trophy for best and fairest in the Seniors, closely followed by Marshall Rippon who finished the season full of running.
Other major awards went to Tommy Girdwood also collecting his third Reserves B&F and the Thirds B&F went to Sam Briggs. In the Juniors, Jacob Jess took out the B&F for the Unders and the Colts award was won by Nick Buttolph.
The major club awards saw the awarding of the prestigious Chris Brown Award for Best Clubman, for the second time, to Dave Phefley, whilst the Ted McMamara Award for Best Team Player being awarded to Hugh Vickers-Willis.
Chris Reid was awarded Life Membership of the Melbourne University Football Club for his off field service over a number years in many assistant coaching roles including taking the reins in 2013 following a mid-year retirement of the senior coach.
A full list of the award winners is below:
Senior Best & Fairest (C.W. McLeod Trophy): Ross Young
Senior Runner Up Best & Fairest: Marshall Rippon
Best First Year Player (Norman.R.Reeve Cup): Piers Flanagan and Shaw Kitchen
Alan Salter Award Shaw Kitchen
Jack Coventry Award: Marc James
Best in Finals (Seniors): Marshall Rippon
Reserves Best & Fairest: Tom Girdwood
Reserves Runner up Best & Fairest: Aaron Harris
Reserves Coach’s Award: Edward Long
Best in Finals (Reserves): Rich Langham
Thirds Best & Fairest: Sam Briggs
Thirds Runner Up Best and Fairest: Josh Cross
Thirds Coach’s Award: Jason Cowland
U19s Best & Fairest (Frank Henagan Award): Jacob Jess
U19s Runner Up Best & Fairest: Andy Batarilo
U19s Coach’s Award: Angus Adams
Colts Best & Fairest: Nick Buttolph
Colts Runner Up Best & Fairest: Sam Richards
Coach’s Award: Daniel Landgraf
Best Clubman (Chris Brown Award): David Phefley
Best Team Player (Ted McNamara Award): Hugh Vickers-Willis
MUFC Life Membership: Chris Reid