Bulldog duo win Rising Star

RISNG STAR: Promising Gisborne netballer Melinda Luke.

RISNG STAR: Promising Gisborne netballer Melinda Luke.

Gisborne duo Jack Scanlon and Melinda Luke have won the BFNL Rising Star Awards.

The announcement of the Rising Star awards were the highlight of the BFNL’s pre-Michelsen Medal Count held on Monday night.

Scanlon and Luke were rewarded for standout seasons in senior football and A-grade netball with the Bulldogs in 2017.

League best and fairest vote winners announced on Monday night:

McDonald Medal in reserves football: Aaron Storie (Gisborne).

George Symons Medal in under-18 football: Darby Graham (Sandhurst).

Holborn Medal in A-reserve netball: Imogen Davies (Eaglehawk).

Sing Medal in 17-and-under netball: Maggie Tranter (Maryborough).

B-grade netball: Megan Bagnal (Eaglehawk).

B-reserve netball: Siobhan Keogh (Eaglehawk).

The BFNL’s major individual awards – the Michelsen Medal and Betty Thompson Medal – will be presented at The Bendigo Club on Sunday night.