Netball Queensland named its highest achievers for 2016 at its annual awards night at Stamford Plaza on Saturday 24 September.
With SunSuper Riverfire providing a memorable backdrop, hosts Ben Davis and Laura Geitz led the celebration of a bumper year in Queensland netball which saw a bevy of new underage stars emerge, a raft of successful state events unfold and the outputs of volunteers across the state go from strength to strength.
Check the full list of award winners below and stay tuned to the Netball Queensland Facebook page for a full gallery of photos from the night.
|Volunteer of the Year||Linda Bunch|
|Youth Volunteer of the Year||Emma Clignett|
|Coach of the Year||Nadine Carlson|
|Umpire of the Year||Lee-Ann Quilter|
|Association of the Year||Cairns Netball Association|
|Club of the Year||Immanuel Lutheran Netball Club|
|Under 17 State Team MVP||Jada Gafa|
|Under 19 State Team MVP||Kim Jenner|
|Under 21 State Team MVP||Cara Koenen|
|Qld Fusion MVP||Tara Hinchliffe|
|Judy Sampson Memorial Trophy||Matika Laycock|
|Samsung QSNL Division 1 Player of the Year||Laura Scherian|
|Samsung QSNL Division 2 City Player of the Year||Eden Cassidy|
|Samsung QSNL Division 2 Country Player of the Year||Rebecca Hall|
|City vs Country Player of the Series||Ally Mcleod|