Will Hopoate claims Dr George Peponis Bulldogs Player of the Year

Below is a list of winners from the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs Presentation Night:

Hazem El Masri Jersey Flegg Player of the Year - Javvier Pitovao

After a magnificent season in which he captained the Jersey Flegg side and averaged over 100 running metres per game, as well as having a 92 % tackle efficiency rate, this player has shown himself to be one of the brightest prospects coming through the system and someone who has shown great maturity in his performances. 

Terry Lamb Canterbury Cup Premiership Player of the Year - Nu Brown

Having played a major role in two outstanding Canterbury Cup campaigns, as well as having represented the NRL side with distinction, this player has been versatile enough to play different positions and use his running and kicking games to great effect. 

Harvey Norman NSW Women's Premiership Player of the Year - Mahinaarangi Rewi 

Described by her Harvey Norman Coach as ‘Loyal, selfless and a fierce competitor’ the recipient of this Award was a stand-out in her role as hooker and showed tremendous consistency over the course of nine matches this season.

Steve Mortimer Rookie of the Year - Jayden Okunbor

After an impressive NRL debut against the Wests Tigers in Round Three, this player continued to shine on the big stage, including a bulldozing performance against the Storm, where he showed everyone how difficult he was to stop in full flight. A first NRL season saw him finish up with 5 tries from ten matches. 

Les Johns Bulldogs Clubman of the Year - Josh Jackson

A player who continues to represent what the Bulldogs are all about, he was again ‘Mr Consistency’ in leading the way through his performances and being a great example on and off the field. By inspiring his team mates each week he continues to embody the spirit of this great club.

Peter Warren Medal - Bulldogs Community Service - Adam Elliott

The recipient of this award is an ambassador of the Bulldogs Community Cohesion Program, which has seen him become a hero to many children at local schools and clubs after countless visits. He has also poured his time into raising awareness of autism and looking to create more opportunities for people on that spectrum. Also nominated by the NRL for the highly regarded Ken Stephens Medal for his work in the community.

2019 Coaches Award - Jeremy Marshall-King

After a superb season in which he left everything on the field in his role as hooker, this player has become one of the ironmen of the team, averaging a 90 per cent tackle efficiency rate each match, in addition to some excellent running and kicking from dummy half. Loved by his team-mates for his positive attitude and never-say-die commitment.

Dr George Peponis Bulldogs Player of the Year - Will Hopoate

After an epic season in which he played in every match and averaged over 150 running metres per game, this year’s recipient was the heart and soul of the side and led the way when the team needed it the most. Without doubt one of the most respected players in the game. 

Karen Folkes Award - Danielle Towers

After a 16 year involvement in the game that started as a volunteer at her son’s junior club the Milperra Colts, the recipient of this award has continued her devotion to the game by becoming an independent official and being a prominent part of the formation of the Bulldog’s Tarsha Gale Cup side. She says the game has taught her patience and to become a good listener and it was these qualities that led to her being awarded this year’s NSWRL Women in League Award.