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Griggs named 2021 Mulrooney Medalist

There have been 15 winners of the Mulrooney Medal League Best and Fairest

that have come from tiger land and Will Griggs became the 16th at last Sundays online vote count.

The local junior had a standout season for the club in only his 2nd year back following a 5 year stint at the Griffith Swans. Playing mainly midfield in 2021, Griggs game went to another level this year and like a good bottle of wine seems to be getting better and better as the years progress.

He now sits among the legends of the club who have taken out the Leagues highest award joining the likes of Wynd, Vizy, Daniher and Evans to be honoured on the Legends Stand Wall of Fame.

Will Griggs career so far:

  • 1st Grade Games - 120

  • Reserve Grade Games - 3

  • 1st Grade Premierships - 2012 (NEAFL), 2020

  • Mulrooney Medal - 2021

  • Muir Medalist - 2012

  • Michael Haddock Medal - 2009

  • Dane Quade Medal - 2009

  • Alan Stein Medal - 2007

Griffith Swans Football Club

  • 1st Grade Games - 89

  • 1st Grade Coach - 2018/2019

  • 1st Grade Grand Finalist - 2018/2019

It was a good night for the 1st Grade men's team with Lachlan Highfield (4th), Jacob May (5) and Andrew Swan (6th) all finishing in the Top 10 with Swan taking out the League Leading Goal kicking award as well with 48 goals.

Finishing off the good results was the announcement of Tigers 1st Grade Co-Coaches Kade Klemke and Adrian Pavese as Coaches of the Year!

Queanbeyan Tigers Mulrooney Medal Winners:

Tom Kelly* 1938

Merv Strang* 1938

Keith Schow* 1950

Roy Watterson* 1953, 1954

Tony Wynd 1983, 1988, 1989, 1990

Steve Cornish 1990

Michael Kennedy 1994

Steve Vizy 1997

Mitch Daniher 2009, 2010

Kel Evans 2018

Will Griggs 2021

In the women's 1st Grade, the club also had some good results with 5 players finishing in the Top 10 of the vote count.

Kate Mcgrath showed how solid her season was placing equal 5th along side the every consistent and perennial vote getter tigers skipper Ella Ross.

Young guns Jessica Stramandinoli and Cynthia Hamilton continue to be stand outs placing equal 7th with Jayde Hamilton also

polling well to come in 10th.

In the other grades, Wilson Morshead showed how well he played in 2021 to finish R/up in the Reserve Grade Medal.

This was by far Wilson's best season of senior football and showed all the rewards of hard work over the off season.

Daniel Potts polled well in limited games to finish 6th, Pottsy was solid in his first year and hopefully we will see more of him in 2022 pending posting duties.

Evergreen veteran Lauren Flakelar continues to impress and lead the up and coming reserve grade women's team by example placing 6th in this years count, while a call out to former Tigerette and now Woden Blues star Kahli Jensen who finished 5th in the count.

Lachlan Fitzpatrick polled well in the Rising Stars to finish 7th while Dayne Posthuma just finished out side the Top 10. Zack Levine and Jonathon Silver also amongst the votes.

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