Patrick Lindsay is the round three Wimmera Football League’s Blue Ribbon Spirit of Football Award winner.
Patrick (Paddy) is an extremely well respected and popular player for the Warrack Eagles.
He is in his final year of Under 17s and is the team’s captain. He often plays two games on a Saturday - playing reserves after a full game in the 17s.
He is a leader on and off the field and is admired by all of his teammates.
Patrick is often the first to volunteer when things need to be done and he has a good sense of humour to go with it.
On the field, he has good skills with a strong presence and makes good decisions.
He’s a versatile player who can be utilised all over the ground - the type of player any coach would love to have.
Nhill Under 17 netballer Lucy Bone has been named the Spirit of Netball Award winner.
Lucy is a tenacious defender and true competitor. She reads the play exceptionally well and works hard with, and for, her teammates.
Good sportsmanship comes naturally to Lucy, as she always plays fairly and within the spirit of the game. Lucy is a good club person, always willing to assist selflessly where required.
Her ability, attitude and dedication have seen her rewarded with two A Grade selections this season already.
The Horsham and District Football Netball League’s round five Spirit of Football Award recipient is Austin King.
Austin plays Under 17s for Natimuk United.
Austin has represented Natimuk United for many years, starting in the Under 14s and is now in his final year of junior football. He is a very capable forward, winning the club goalkicking award in the past. He simply loves a goal!
Austin’s enthusiasm and passion for football are obvious, as he never misses training or a game. He is extremely popular with his teammates, coaches and club members. The club is very proud of Ozzy’s award and contribution to the club.
CKS Swifts Under 17 netballer, Olissa Kennedy, has received the round five Spirit of Netball Award.
Olissa has been a member of the CKS Swifts Football Netball Club for the past seven years. She plays wing attack, wing defence and centre.
The start of the season saw her play her 50th junior game for the club. Olissa is a most determined and dedicated player and is well liked by her teammates.
She has shown fantastic resilience this year to return and take the court after several injuries.