BRILLIANT midfielder-forward Brodie Filo has joined Eaglehawk Football Club's greats by winning the George Ilsley medal as senior club champion for the 2013 season.
At the end of Friday night's vote count for the senior best and fairest, Filo was 11 votes clear of the versatile Darcy Richards.
The Hawks' vote count and presentation night was run at Liborius Centre.
Filo capped a superb return to the Borough by polling 99 votes.
The son of BFL legend, Derrick, also earned the Derrick Filo Medal for being Bendigo's best in the inter-league clash with Ballarat.
Among the many highs at the Hawks' awards night was life membership being presented to Kylie Piercy, involved with netball as a player and administrator since 1991.
The George Ennor best clubperson award was presented to Natalie Jenkyn.
Seniors - Best and fairest, George Ilsley medal: Brodie Filo, 99 votes. Runner-up: Darcy Richards, 88. John Ledwidge senior coaches award: Tyler Miles.
Reserves - Best and fairest, Alan Williams medal: Tom Harrington, 106. Runner-up: Cody West, 75. Coaches award: Logan Popple.
Under-18s - Best and fairest, Darren Thompson medal: Jack Lawton, 88. Runner-up: Sam Thompson, 81. Coaches award: Josh Walsh. Goalkicking: Jordan Ilsley. Most valuable player: Sean Grabasch. Most improved: Tom Metcalf.
Netball award winners for the 2013 season:
A-grade - Best and fairest: Amy Jackman. Runner-up: Sarah Hill. Coaches award: Jordan Arthur.
A-reserve - Best and fairest: Demi Walker. Runner-up: Eden Furness. Coaches award: Lauren Hooper.
B-grade - Best and fairest: Genevieve McColl. Runner-up: Rebecca Willox. Coaches award: Emily Hill.
B-reserve - Best and fairest: Joanna O'Brien. Runner-up: Montana Dean. Coaches award: Lucy Lang. Best in finals: Morgan Yarwood and Kelly Scholtes.
17-and-under - Best and fairest: Toni Burns. Runner-up: Jessica Ford. Coaches award: Emma Jenkyn.
Development - Best and fairest: Jayde McConville. Runner-up: Madeleine Atherton. Coaches award: Hayley Koetsier. Best in finals: Kayla Pearce.