Swan Notte the real deal

Swan Medal winner Tony Notte.
Swan Medal winner Tony Notte.

Notte who won the award on 145 points said he was honoured to win and thanked his teammates and coaches for their support.

Guests enjoyed a three-course meal with beverages as the club looked back on the season with wraps of the WA Amateur Football League, women’s team, district junior and development football recognition as well as the colts, reserves and league medal counts.

Big winners included Kurt Tanner and Jai Menegola who won the colts and reserves Fairest and Best awards while in the league, 19-year-old Charlie Cameron who had just flown in from Melbourne after attending the National Draft Combine ,won the R.A Newbey Award as the Rookie of the Year.

Cameron who played just three games with the colts this season, said he was happy with how his first year in the league and honoured to have taken out the award.

The Queensland-born and Newman-raised apprentice mechanic said five clubs had taken an interest in him during the week.

Other winners in the League included leading goal kicker Tim Geappen who won the Ted Holdsworth Memorial Award with 49 goals, Kyle Hams and Brett Robinson who tied for fourth Fairest and Best, Wayde Twomey third and Tim Geappen awarded runner up.