Terrigal Avoca midfielder James Webster has won the Elliot Davey Medal for the Best and Fairest player in the Wilson Security Black Diamond AFL Cup for the second year in a row.
Webster’s victory was announced at the Elliot Davey Medal Presentation Dinner at Belmont 16 Footers Sailing Club on Wednesday, August 27. Over 240 guests attended the gala dinner which was live streamed for the fi rst time. Webster won the medal with 22 votes, followed closely by Cardiff’s Simon O’Brien and Killarney Vale’s Rick White. Webster is the third player to win the prestigious Black Diamond AFL medal back to back and will now be aiming to overcome an ankle injury and add a premiership medallion to his collection with Terrigal Avoca through to the Grand Final. The top three players also received recognition in the Black Diamond ALF Cup ‘Team of the Year’ which was also announced. Terrigal Avoca dominated with seven players named, followed by Newcastle City with fi ve. In other awards, Terrigal Avoca’s Kurt Fleming was named the Most Outstanding Young Footballer with Jayden Rymer from Nelson Bay the BDAFL Rising Star. Appreciation Awards for 10 years’ service were presented to Liam Gibson and Sean Riedel. The Club Champion title for 2014 was awarded to Terrigal Avoca. The Black Diamond AFL annual Elliot Davey Medal Presentation Dinner was a highly successful evening and Black Diamond AFL operations manager Garry Burkinshaw said he was thrilled with the event and the successful 2014 season. “This year, the competition has grown exponentially, we would like to thank our clubs, sponsors, players, coaches, umpires, volunteers and everyone who has come along to support the Black Diamond AFL,” said Mr Burkinshaw.
27 Aug 2014
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