Bendigo Thunder announce award winners

TOP OF THE POPS: Tiahna Cochrane and Kerryn Harrington tied for the Bendigo Thunder best and fairest awards. Pictures: CRAIG DILKS

TOP OF THE POPS: Tiahna Cochrane and Kerryn Harrington tied for the Bendigo Thunder best and fairest awards. Pictures: CRAIG DILKS

The Bendigo Thunder capped their successful women’s football season at their presentation night.

The Thunder’s senior squad won the inaugural Northern Football League Women's premiership, while the reserves team dominated the Northern Country Women’s League. 

POTENT PAIR: Erin Ross and Andrea Walsh won the Thunder's leading goal kicker awards in 2017.

POTENT PAIR: Erin Ross and Andrea Walsh won the Thunder's leading goal kicker awards in 2017.

Star duo Kerryn Harrington and Tiahna Cochrane tied for the senior best and fairest award with 90 votes each.

Kodi Jacques was next best with 63 votes, while Leah French polled 46 votes.

The reserves best and fairest award was taken out by Molly Giggins.

IMPRESSIVE: Molly Giggins had a standout season with the Bendigo Thunder reserves.

IMPRESSIVE: Molly Giggins had a standout season with the Bendigo Thunder reserves.

Bendigo Thunder award winners for 2017:

Leading goal kickers –  Andrea Walsh (seniors), Erin Ross (reserves).

Best first year player –  Yasmin Colley (seniors), Chloe Vella (reserves).

Most determined – Michelle Barkla (seniors), Bobby Lee Keene (reserves). 

Most improved  – Kate Hare (reserves).

Best and fairest runner-up - Kodi Jacques (seniors), Rochelle Daley (reserves).

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