Williams snares Dowling Medal

Submitted by Maree on Tue, 09/19/2017 - 15:27
Williams snares Dowling Medal

Redland defender Adrian Williams has been rewarded for his outstanding season by winning the club’s Best and Fairest award, the Dowling Medal at the Bombers Awards Night staged on Friday night

Williams (112 votes) took the lead in round 12 and was never headed polling in 12 games to win from Clay Cameron (74) with 2016 NEAFL Rising Star Hayden Bertoli-Simmonds (57) in third place

Key forward Jackson Paine (53) and Jack Rolls (44) rounded out the top five.

27 year old Williams enjoyed a breakout season playing all 18 games and undoubtedly enjoyed career best form which now spans over 75 games for the Bombers

Rolls won the Thomas/Oxley Medal as the clubs 2017 Rising Star

A full list of Award winners on the Dowling Medal Night was:

Dowling Medal (Best and Fairest) – Adrian Williams

Peter Gregory Medal (Runner-Up Best and Fairest) – Clay Cameron

Thomas/Oxley Medal (Rising Star) – Jack Rolls

Players Player – Adrian Williams

Most Professional – Soul Cormick

Leading Goal Kicker – Jackson Paine

Bombers Brotherhood Award – Hayden Bertoli-Simmonds

Best First Year Player – Jarrod Huddy

Coaches Award – Boyd Bailey

Best Clubman – Deion Menzies

Club Person of the Year – Jeff Stephenson