Topic: Rugby League

Auckland's best in league acknowledged at ARL Awards

  • Auckland

This year, volunteers, referees, rookies and the standouts in the Phelan, Sharman and the Fox Memorial competitions were recognised and celebrated.

In the Fox Memorial competition, the Goal Kicker of the Year went to Cody Walker from Mt Albert who got 90 goals in the regular season while the Top Try Scorer was awarded to Siua Otunuku from the Pt Chev Pirates who crossed the line 24 times.

The Pt Chev Pirates grabbed another award for the Coach of the Year.

Every year the Fox Memorial Team of the Year is named and both Pt Chevalier and Marist were represented well with three players each.

The highly anticipated award of the evening, the Fox Memorial Player of the Year was given to Dion Snell from the Howick Hornets.

Other recipients include:

Fullback - Siua Otunuku (Pt Chevalier)
Winger - Saula Solomona (Pt Chevalier)
Centre - Josh Tamaseu-Russell (Marist)
Five-eighth - William Stowers (Papakura)
Halfback - Simon Ieremia (Marist)
Prop - Kaleni Fraser (Marist)
Hooker - Tevita Latu (Pt Chevalier)
Second-rower - Dion Snell (Howick)
Lock - Tulson Caird (Mt Albert)