CARISBROOK ruckman Jackson Bowen polled 24 votes on Monday night to win the Maryborough-Castlemaine District Football-Netball League’s Berry Powell Medal.
Bowen finished five votes ahead of joint runners-up, Harcourt coach Paul Chaplin and Royal Park’s Stefan Pye, each with 19.
Meanwhile, the winner of the Nalder Tracey Trophy for the A grade netball was Dunolly’s Ash Lierich with 28 votes.
• MCDFNL 2017 award winners:
Berry Powell Medal – Jackson Bowen (Carisbrook), 24 votes
Reserves best and fairest – Evan Weir (Natte Bealiba), 20 votes
Rookie of the year – Jake Keogh (Trentham)
Nalder Tracey Trophy – Ash Lierich (Dunolly), 28 votes
B grade best and fairest – Suzie Rinaldi (Harcourt), 32 votes
C grade best and fairest – Hayley Pritchard (Harcourt), 25 votes
Rookie of the year – Tamsyn Dicker (Trentham)
MCDFNL life membership – Steve Adamson (Campbells Creek)
Max Martin Administrator of the Year – Marion Da Costa (Dunolly secretary)
AFL Goldfields Coach of the Year – Jayden Fowkes (Navarre)
Carlton Club Championship – Trentham, 500 points
Meanwhile, MCDFNL grand final day will be held this Saturday at Maryborough’s Princes Park.
For the fourth year in a row Navarre and Carisbrook will meet in the seniors.
• Grand final schedule:
Under-11.5 - Carisbrook v Royal Park, 9am
Under-14.5 - Trentham v Navarre, 10.10am
Under-17.5 - Trentham v Carisbrook, 11.30am
Reserves - Royal Park v Carisbrook, 12.50pm
Seniors - Navarre v Carisbrook, 2.35pm
13-under - Rovers v Natte Bealiba, 8.30am
15-under - Rovers v Talbot, 9.30am
17-under - Trentham v Rovers, 10.40am
C grade - Harcourt v Natte Bealiba, 11.50am
B grade - Navarre v Lexton, 1.15pm
A grade - Trentham v Rovers, 2.45pm