10 October, 2022
Presentations recognise stand-out gladiators
THE Mareeba Gladiators signed off on their latest season last Saturday night with their annual presentations, this year with the addition of their ladies’ team.
Hosted at the Mareeba Leagues Club, the Gladiators reflected on the season gone by and took time to recognise some of their outstanding players.
Gladiators A grade rising star Hubert Elu was named Gladiator of the Year as well as best and fairest and players player.
Caleb Dally continued his fine form throughout the year and was the recipient of the best forward award for A grade.
Most improved went to Bryan Wyborn and Jaylan Williams received the best back award while club stalwart and veteran player Rob Pedersen was named clubman of the year.
The Tablelands Ladies team were not forgotten on the night with many of their players receiving awards.
Mayleen Opperman was named best back, Lexeen Mathieson was chosen as best and fairest, players player went to Alyson Slyney and best forward went to Grace Oui.
There were two most improved awards this year, shared between Leiana Tekii and Nazareth Doolah