THE inaugural Alan Gale Medal recipient for the FSCCA A grade player of the year has been won by the Merimbula Knight's outstanding 15-year-old opening bat Dylan Jordan. Dylan had a breakout season in scoring 408 runs with a top score of 94 and an average of 37.1. He also claimed six wickets with his handy medium pacers.
Dylan polled 10 votes for the season to edge out all-rounders Adam Blacka from the Tathra Sea Eagles and South Eurobodalla Pirates veteran skipper Matt Corbett both on nine votes.
The table of leading players is listed below:
Player Club/Organisation Total Votes Num. Matches
Votes received in
Jordan, Dylan Merimbula 10 4
Blacka, Adam Tathra 9 4
Corbett, Matt Southern Euro CC 9 5
Bell, Matthew D Eden 8 3
O'Reilly, Ben Tathra 7 3
Wheeler, Dylan Eden 7 3
Edmed, Wade Merimbula 7 3
Thompson, Russell Southern Eurobodalla CC 6 2
Dunham, Wayne Bega/Angledale 6 3
Spink, Corey Eden 5 3
Bowes, Tim Eden 5 2
Garrett, Shane Pambula 5 3
Hodder, Sam Bega/Angledale 5 3
Wright, Scott Merimbula 5 2
Ryan, Luke Merimbula 5 3
The votes are judged on a 3-2-1 basis for each one day and two day home and away match for the season, and voted on by the officiating umpires.
Alan Gale whom the medal is named after had a distinguished career as both a player and umpire of the FSCCA over many years.