Devery wins reserves best and fairest

James Devery - Reserves B&F

James Devery - Reserves B&F

James Devery upset Shane Field to take out Stawell’s reserves football best and fairest.

Despite winning the Wimmera Football Association’s reserves best and fairest, Devery finished 22 votes ahead of the ruckman to pick up the award.

Devery polled 55 votes to finish first. He did not miss a game in the reserves team this year. 

Field managed to poll 33 votes despite playing just eight games in the reserves team.

He spent his season jumping between Stawell’s senior and reserves team. 

Jarrod Illig finished third with 30 votes. 

Brae Scantleton and Illig shared the most consistent award, Bradlee Carnovale won the most improved and Kai Ridler took out the coach’s award. 

Ryan Cullen won the David Stanes memorial award. 

In the senior side, defender Jackson Dark was rewarded with the most consistent award.

Jesse Barber and Benjamin Leong shared the most improved award for the senior team.

Julian Carr won the coach’s award while Jackson Taurau was named as the best under 21 player.

Taurau managed to poll 15 votes despite playing the majority of the season with the Greater Western Victoria Rebels in the TAC Cup competition.