Abercrombie FC’s Paul Long has taken the top honours in the best and fairest award in the Bathurst District Football (BDF) men’s first grade, with 13 points, two points clear of Lithgow Workman’s Nick Young.
The award, voted 3, 2, 1 by referees on match day, is a slight consolation for Long, as the 2015 premiers missed out on a spot in this year’s grand final.
CSU won this year’s first grade title, downing Lithgow Workman’s 2-nil on Sunday.
Jacob Soetens of Panorama FC and Mitchell Curran of Bathurst City Colts will also take some solace, as they both finished joint top-goal scorers in men’s first grade, with 12 goal apiece.
Elizabeth Barron of CSU took out a treble of honours, taking home the BDF women’s first grade best and fairest award, top goal-scorer award and a winner’s medal on grand final day.
Barron shared the best and fairest award with Hayley Cheney of Abercrombie FC, after they both finished with 13 points each.