Harrison Tayor Wins Best & Fairest and Basil Cleary Medal

Harrison Taylor, son of former coach Brian Taylor, has won Prahran Assumption's 2016 best and fairest award.

Taylor, a hard running mid-fielder, defeated defender John Simonetta to win the Basil Cleary Medal and Sir Rupert Steele perpetual trophy awarded on Friday September 16 at presentation night at the Crafty Squire in Russell St.

Pictured with Basil Cleary, Taylor joins Daniel Anglin as the second former Assumption College graduate to win the best and fairest.

Brian Taylor coached the Two Blues in 1991-92-93 after a decorated playing career at Richmond and Collingwood and is now a leading media commentator.

Captain James Musster, who broke his hand in round one, was awarded the Neale Daniher Most Courageous medal.

Full-back John Stocker, a rugby convert, capped a memorable first season of football to win the Alf Blamey Players Player and best first year player award.

Team manager Russell Lucas, a multiple previous winner, was named best clubman.

Meanwhile coach Ash Mills has been re-appointed for 2017 when the Two Blues will be out to win promotion back to Division 1.

Other awards:

Coaches award: Tim Webb

Leading goal kicker : Jamie Robbins

Reserves best and fairest: Luke Kerr

Runner-up Tom Matherson

Coaches award: Jason Frydman

Leading goal kicker: Rick Ellis

Best finals player: Michael Pisker

Players player: Taylor Bamford and Jason Frydman

Milestones: 200 senior games Adam Sleight, 150 senior games Blayne Dempsey, 100 club games Adam Hall, Jon Rice, Matthew Sampson, Rick Ellis.

Netball: MVP - Two Blues (Wednesday night) Adele Danastasio and Jenna McNamara tied.

Two Blues (Tuesday night) Andrea John, runner-up Libby Braybon.