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NPL/WSL Awards Night Winners

Kobe Kemp and Jazmin White have taken out the highest honours at Football Tasmania’s 2022 McDonald’s NPL Tasmania and MyState Bank Women’s Super League Awards, held last night at MyState Bank Arena.

Devonport Strikers forward Jazmin White won the MyState Bank Women’s Best and Fairest, while also taking home the Golden Boot after an impressive season in front of goals.

The NPL Best and Fairest award went to Kingborough Lions midfielder Kobe Kemp.

South Hobart’s Nick Morton and Kingborough Lions’ Danielle Kannegiesser were recognised by their peers as Players’ MVPs.

Glenorchy Knights’ Eli Luttmer and Launceston United’s Ellie La Monte were adjudged most impressive by the pundits, taking out the Walter Pless Media Award and MyState Bank Women’s Media Award respectively, while Clarence Zebras young guns Curtis Miley andElianna Diafokeris’ breakout seasons saw them named Rising Star of their respective leagues.

Devonport was home to all four Golden Boot and Golden Glove awards, with the Strikers’ Roberto Fernandez Garrido joining clubmate White at the top of the scoring tables, while Keegan Smith and Brooke Bennett’s ability to keep goals out saw them take home the Golden Glove awards.

Brenton Kopra and Alex Tween were recognised as the best WSL and NPL referees respectively.

On the sidelines, Devonport’s Malcolm Gorrie was named MyState Bank Women’s Super League Coach of the Year, while Lino Sciulli received the equivalent award in the NPL.

Football Tasmania CEO Matt Bulkeley congratulated all award recipients, thanking everyone involved for contributing to a successful season for top-flight Tasmanian football.

“I would like to thank all the players, coaches, referees and club volunteers for their contribution to another successful season in the McDonald’s NPL and MyState Bank Women’s Super League,” Mr Bulkeley said.

“In particular, I’d like to congratulate all award winners and I look forward to another successful season for football in Tasmania in 2023.”

Football Tasmania 2022 Awards

Award

Recipient Club
NPL Tasmania Referee of the Year Brenton Kopra  
WSL Tasmania Referee of the Year Alex Tween  
NPL Best and Fairest Kobe Kemp Kingborough Lions United Football Club
WSL Best and Fairest Jazmin White  Devonport City Strikers Football Club
NPL Rising Start Curtis Miley Clarence Zebras Football Club
WSL Rising Star Elianna Diafokeris Clarence Zebras Football Club
NPL Coach of the Year Lino Sciulli Launceston City Football Club
WSL Coach of the Year Malcolm Gorrie Devonport City Strikers Football Club
Walter Pless Media Award Eli Luttmer Glenorchy Knights
MyState Women’s Media Award Ellie La Monte Launceston United Football Club
NPL Golden Boot Roberto Fernandez Garrido Devonport City Strikers Football Club
WSL Golden Boot Jazmin White Devonport City Strikers Football Club
NPL Golden Glove Keegan Smith Devonport City Strikers Football Club
WSL Golden Glove Brooke Bennett Devonport City Strikers Football Club
NPL Player’s Player Nick Morton South Hobart Football Club
WSL Player’s Player Danielle Kannegiesser Kingborough Lions United Football Club

NPL = McDonald’s National Premier Leagues Tasmania

WSL = MyState Bank Women’s Super League

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