Campbell’s third Mail Medal win

The Northern Areas Football Association medal count was held on Monday night at the Broughton Mundoora football clubrooms. 

The night was filled with anticipation as to who would take out each grade’s overall medal. 

The Mail Medal was won by a high performing Crystal Brook Football Club player Campbell Combe. 

The award was not Campbell’s first, yet the third time he had been voted into the top spot of the league. 

The midfielder who works on the family farm says that receiving the award is an absolute honour but it is not the reason he plays. 

“I love the country football clubs, they are awesome and have an awesome vibe. It is grassroots footy, it is really good”, Campbell explained.

The Roosters have had a very successful year under coach Luke Slattery and captain Luke Kapitola and Campbell says they set a high standard of play for the season.

“The group we have around there is a really fun. There are high standards and the way we move the football, it is really enjoyable. Luke Slattery is a good coach and is really good to play under.”

Runner up was Joel Palmer from the Southern Flinders Football Club on 25 votes and was great competition for any player who came up against him on the field.

“Joel has had an outstanding year, he is a terrific player and when you come up against him it is always going to be a tough contest. He hits the ball hard and uses it well”, Campbell said.

The B grade Maurice Kevin Memorial trophy was won by Damian Stafford from Southern Flinders Football Club and received 18 votes. Runner-up was Shane Arbon from Crystal brook on 17 votes.