Kyle Devlin takes out North Shore’s Best & Fairest


Although 2018 didn’t deliver a premiership, there was much to celebrate at North Shore as the Bombers met for the Best and Fairest Ball at the Kirribilli Club.

More people have worn the black and red guernsey in 2018 than ever before, as the Bombers fielded nine teams. Five of those teams took part in finals, with Under 19s Division One playing in the Grand Final and Seniors, Reserves and Thirds making it to the Preliminary Final in their respective grades.

It has been a year of challenges, without a regular home ground. Work on our home ground at Gore Hill is progressing, and we’ll be back on there in plenty of time for next season.

North Shore has had its share of tragedy in recent times. In the last two years, we’ve felt the passing of two of our players, Tom Aynsley and Victoria Swan. Graeme Swan, Tori’s father, addressed the audience; and our club will continue to support the Swan and Aynsley families.

Awards were presented for all nine teams, and for club awards. The full list of winners is shown below. Our Senior Best & Fairest was taken out by Kyle Devlin, completing an exceptional season where he played a key role in propelling our senior team to the minor premiership.

There are many people to thank. Our sponsors – Mortgage Choice, Prime Constructions, Union Hotel, Dixon Advisory. And everyone who played, coached, volunteered and supported during 2018.

 

Bring on 2019. Back at Mortgage Choice Oval, and we’re aiming to go even better.

#HonourTheBomber

 

Seniors (Premier Division)

Best & Fairest – Kyle Devlin

1 Kyle Devlin 107
2 Ned Campbell 88
3 Shaun Crane 86
4 Jack Campbell 66
5 Sam Carruthers 49
6 Jono Marsh 48
7 Charlie Parsons 38
8 Erol Sertbas 31
9 Brad Plug 30
10 Selby Lee-Steere 26

Players Player – Kyle Devlin

Best First Year Player – Max Thomas

Coaches Award – Jack Campbell

Most Improved – Jimmy McKenzie

Best in Finals – Christian Loone

 

Reserves (Premier Reserves)

Best & Fairest – Matt Whitbread

1 Matt Whitbread 88
2 Tim Weston 85
3 Angad Roy 47
4 Connor McFadden 39
5 Ben Parks 39

Coaches Award – Dylan Vandenbrink

Most Improved – Angad Roy

Best in Finals – Will Taylor

 

Thirds (Division One)

Best & Fairest – Trent-Harley Ross

1 Trent-Harley Ross 125
2 Michael Voyage 57
3 Ryan Hezlett 48
4 Harley Stibbard 43
5 Michael Goode 42

Coaches Award – Jack Stokes

Most Improved – Michael Goode

Best in Finals – Trent-Harley Ross

 

Fourths (Division Two)

Best & Fairest – Tom Welch

1 Tom Welch 59
2 Jacob Mills 48
3 Angus Crafter 47
4 Justin Waller 41
5 Oscar James 35

Coaches Award – Angus Crafter

Most Improved – Oscar James

 

Fifths (Division Three)

Best & Fairest – Tom Ford

1 Tom Ford 59
2 Lachlan McTier 52
3 Will Gyles 39
4 Reuben Tunks 39
5 Steven Hirche 35

Coaches Award – Nick Flood

Most Improved – Reuben Tunks

 

Under 19s Division One

Best & Fairest – Doug Bolger

1 Doug Bolger 89
2 Adam Bastas 81
3 Pierce Roseby 50
4 Nick Brewer 45
5 Oscar Bird 41

Coaches Award – Jacob Cristafulli

Most Improved – Nick Hill

Best in Finals – Rory Barkley

 

Under 19s Division Two:

Best & Fairest – Joe Potter

1 Joe Potter 30
2 Seb Wood 27
3 Jacob Crisafulli 17
3 Mitch Crisafulli 17
3 Harry Barnum 17
3 Will Regan 17

Coaches Award – Ehsen Shaikh

Most Improved – Luke Weber

 

Womens Firsts (Division One)

Best & Fairest – Nicky Steel

1 Nicky Steel 82
2 Peta Larkin 80
3 Matilda Eder 75
4 Nicole Ransome 63
5 Alyce Keating 54

Coaches Award – Jemma Thorp

Most Improved – Stephanie Lewington

 

Womens Seconds (Division Two)

Best & Fairest – Stephanie Oesterheld

1 Stephanie Oesterheld 48
2 Staci Martin 41
3 Emily MacKenzie 39
4 Jenny Kronquist 35
5 Kath Evans 35

Coaches Award – Samantha Stack

Most Improved – Ruby Shevlin

 

Club Awards

Lionel Beale Perpetual Award – Harry McCutcheon

Playing Club Person – Charly Iron & Sam Jackson

Volunteer of the Year – Michele Roseby

Best Club Person – Peter McCutcheon