Diamanti wins Olly Cooley medal

Brendon Diamanti.
Brendon Diamanti.

Diamanti shared the honour with Midland-Guildford batsman Stewart Walters, who received the medal for a second time.

The medal is awarded to the best player in first-grade WA Premier Cricket as voted by the umpires on a 3-2-1 basis at each regular season game.

The pair polled 15 votes, finishing ahead of Fremantle’s English recruit Thomas Abell and Melville fast bowler Mark Turner on 14 votes.

Diamanti (34) finished fourth on the first-grade wicket-takers list with 37 dismissals at an average of 18.3, while he also contributed 429 runs at 35.75.