Soccer: Perth Glory’s Sam Kerr wins W-League’s Julie Dolan Medal

Samantha Kerr of Perth Glory. Picture: Will Russell/Getty Images
Samantha Kerr of Perth Glory. Picture: Will Russell/Getty Images

PERTH Glory’s Sam Kerr claimed two prestigious honours at last night’s Dolan Warren Awards ceremony in Sydney.

The club’s W-League skipper was a joint-winner of the Julie Dolan Medal along with Brisbane Roar’s Clare Polkinghorne and also took out the competition’s Golden Boot.

Kerr received the Julie Dolan Medal for a second time having also won it last year, while she joined former strike partner Kate Gill as the second Glory player to secure the Golden Boot.

Club owner and chairman Tony Sage was quick to pay tribute to the 24-year-old who scored 13 times in nine W-League appearances last term.

“Sam is a credit to our club, the W-League and women’s football in general,” he said.

“She is a great role model for aspiring young players on and off the field and continues to play a huge role in driving the growth of the women’s game in this country and around the world.

“On behalf of everyone associated with Perth Glory, I would like to congratulate her on two more magnificent achievements.”

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