ARTHUR BEETSON MEDAL

2019
James Tedesco is your 2019 Arthur Beetson Medal winner after holding off four challengers who all finished three votes behind the superstar fullback.

This is Tedesco’s first Arthur Beetson Medal win. Earlier, he also claimed Fullback in Team of the Year, Representative Player of the Year and the Roosters Player of the Year.

Tedesco was back in equal 8th after 18 rounds (13 points), 8 points behind the leader Cameron Munster. But a strong end to the season saw the Roosters flyer clinch the award.

TOP FIVE
1st James Tedesco 28 votes
2nd Cameron Munster, Jason Taumalolo, Josh Papalii, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 25 votes
3rd Cameron Smith 22 votes
4th Payne Haas 21 votes
5th John Bateman 20 votes

Coach of the Year: Des Hasler
Rookie of the Year: Payne Haas & Maika Sivo
Representative Player of the Year: James Tedesco
Utility MVP: Brandon Smith

POSITIONAL TEAM OF THE YEAR
1 James Tedesco
2 Maika Sivo
3 Latrell Mitchell
4 Josh Morris
5 Blake Ferguson
6 Cameron Munster
7 Mitchell Pearce
8 Josh Papalii
9 Cameron Smith
10 Payne Haas
11 John Bateman
12 Ryan Matterson
13 Jason Taumalolo

CLUB PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Storm: Cameron Munster
Roosters: James Tedesco
Rabbitohs: Cameron Murray
Raiders: Josh Papalii
Eels: Clint Gutherson
Sea Eagles: Daly Cherry-Evans
Sharks: Andrew Fifita
Broncos: Payne Haas
Wests Tigers: Ryan Matterson & Luke Brooks
Panthers: James Fisher-Harris & Nathan Cleary
Knights: Mitchell Pearce
Bulldogs: Corey Harawira-Naera
Warriors: Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
Cowboys: Jason Tauamalolo
Dragons: Cameron McInnes
Titans: Tyrone Roberts

FULL BOARD
28 James Tedesco
25 Cameron Munster
25 Jason Taumalolo
25 Josh Papalii
25 Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
22 Cameron Smith
21 Payne Haas
20 John Bateman
19 Josh Hodgson
19 Mitchell Pearce
19 Cameron Murray
17 Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad
16 Daly Cherry-Evans
16 Latrell Mitchell
15 Clint Gutherson
15 Damien Cook
14 Anthony Milford
14 Ryan Matterson
14 Luke Brooks
14 Ryan Papenhuyzen
14 Cameron McInnes
13 Sam Burgess
13 Andew Fifita
13 David Klemmer
13 Luke Keary
13 Cody Walker
13 Ben Hunt
13 Mitchell Moses
12 Tom Trbojevic
12 Shaun Johnson
11 James Maloney
11 Jake Trbojevic
11 Robbie Farah
11 Nelson Asofa-Solomona
11 Nathan Cleary
11 James Fisher-Harris
10 John Asiata
10 Martin Taupau
10 Corey Harawira-Naera
10 Corey Thompson
10 Michael Morgan
9 Sio Siua Taukeiaho
9 Tyrone Roberts
9 Blake Green
9 Jack Wighton
9 Josh Jackson
9 Benji Marshall
8 Kieran Foran
8 Jesse Bromwich
8 Paul Vaughan
8 Kalyn Ponga
8 Josh Morris
8 David Fifita
8 Maika Sivo
8 Briton Nikora
8 Chad Townsend
7 Junior Paulo
7 Corey Norman
7 Adam Reynolds
7 Curtis Sironen
7 Addin Fonua-Blake
7 Jahrome Hughes
7 Michael Gordon
6 Dale Finucane
6 Matt Moylan
6 Boyd Cordner
6 Will Hopoate
6 Jared Waerea-Hargeaves
6 Paul Gallen
6 Kotoni Staggs
5 Josh Reynolds
5 Moeaki Fotuaika
5 Josh McGuire
5 Blake Ferguson
5 Dylan Edwards
5 Matt Lodge
5 Aiden Tolman
5 Josh Addo-Carr
5 Jack Cogger
5 Dylan Brown
5 Kenny Bromwich
5 Lachlan Lewis
4 Jarrod Wallace
4 Brian Kelly
4 Brodie Croft
4 Victor Radley
4 Brandon Smith
4 Liam Martin
4 Ken Maumalo
4 Wade Graham
4 Dallin Watene-Zalezniak
4 Joel Thompson
4 Josh Dugan
4 Bronson Xerri
4 Mitch Barnett
4 Mason Lino
4 Liam Knight
4 Cooper Cronk
3 Edrick Lee
3 Daniel Alvaro
3 Tevita Pangai Junior
3 Joe Ofahengaue
3 James Graham
3 Brendan Elliott
3 Danny Levi
3 Kodi Nikorima
3 Daniel Saifiti
3 Joey Manu
3 Cade Cust
3 Moses Mbye
3 Michael Lichaa
3 Leeson Ah Mau
3 Jake Turpin
3 Brent Naden
3 Jake Clifford
3 Nathan Brown
3 Brian To’o
3 Joseph Tapine
3 Chanel Harris-Tavita
3 Manu Ma’u
3 Sam Verrills
3 Angus Crichton
3 Reagan Campbell-Gillard
3 Gareth Widdop
2 Curtis Scott
2 Adam Keighran
2 Josh Aloiai
2 Thomas Flegler
2 Patrick Herbert
2 Viliame Kikau
2 Mahe Fonua
2 Corey Waddell
2 Daniel Tupou
2 Kane Elgey
2 Tevita Tatola
2 Jack Williams
2 Jai Arrow
2 Matthew Scott
2 Michael Jennings
2 David Gower
2 Manase Fainu
2 Herman Ese’ese
2 Brad Takairangi
2 Jarrod Croker
2 Issac Luke
2 Esan Marsters
2 Reuben Garrick
2 Kyle Feldt
2 Justin Olam
2 Shaun Kenny-Dowall
2 Jeremy Marshall-King
1 Tim Glasby
1 Bunty Afoa
1 James Tamou
1 Darius Boyd
1 Suliasi Vunivalu
1 Braidon Burns
1 Dylan Napa
1 Jayden Okunbor
1 Marata Niukore
1 Jordan Rapana
1 Alex Twal
1 Mitch Aubusson
1 Ryan James
1 Tohu Harris
1 Matt Dufty
1 Corey Oates
1 Kyle Flanagan
1 Kevin Proctor
1 Jordan McLean
1 Agnatius Paasi
1 AJ Brimson
1 Josh Mansour
1 Connor Tracey
1 Tariq Sims
1 Connor Watson
1 Isaac Liu
1 Matt Eisenhuth
1 Jazz Tevaga
1 Kurt Mann
1 Moses Suli
1 John Sutton
1 Jake Friend
1 Jesse Ramien
1 Bailey Simonsson
1 Sione Mata’utia
1 Jamayne Isaako
1 Reed Mahoney
1 Brett Morris
1 Renouf To’omaga
1 Paul Momirovski
1 Jayden Brailey
1 Kane Evans
1 Campbell Graham
1 Dylan Walker
1 Aidan Sezer

2018

RTS finished on 25 points and claimed his third award in the process.

The Warriors captain earlier scored both Fullback of the Year and Warriors Player of the Year.

There was some controversy with Daly Cherry-Evans winning Halfback of the Year despite Manly’s woeful season. Simply, Cherry-Evans polled more votes than any other halfback in the competition.

Full results 2018

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 25 votes
2nd: Andrew Fifita 24
3rd: Kalyn Ponga 22
4th: Daly Cherry-Evans 20

Rookie: Jamayne Isaako
Coach: Anthony Seibold
Rep: James Tedesco
Utility MVP: Tyrone Peachey

Team
1 Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
2 Corey Oates
3 Latrell Mitchell
4 Greg Inglis
5 Blake Ferguson
6 Cameron Munster
7 Daly Cherry-Evans
8 Andrew Fifita
9 Damien Cook
10 David Klemmer
11 Tevita Pangai Jr
12 Josh Papalii
13 Sam Burgess

Club Player of the Year
Cowboys: Jason Taumalolo
Broncos: Tevita Pangai Jr
Titans: Jai Arrow
Warriors: Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
Storm: Cameron Munster
Raiders: Josh Papalii
Dragons: Gareth Widdop
Eagles: Daly Cherry-Evans
Roosters: Cooper Cronk, Blake Ferguson, James Tedesco

Rabbitohs: Damien Cook, Sam Burgess
Wests Tigers: Luke Brooks
Eels: Nathan Brown
Panthers: James Maloney
Sharks: Andrew Fifita
Bulldogs: David Klemmer

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2017

Steele Sports Medal: Cameron Smith 31
2nd: Mitchell Pearce 24
3rd: Gareth Widdop 21
Rookie of the Year: Nick Cotric
Coach of the Year: Craig Bellamy
Representative Player of the Year: Matt Gillett

Team of the Year
Fullback: Darius Boyd
Wingers: Semi Radradra and Jordan Rapana
Centres: Dane Gagai and Jarrod Croker
Five-Eigth: Gareth Widdop
Halfback: Mitchell Pearce
Props: Paul Vaughan and Andrew Fifita
Second Row: Matt Gillett and Josh Papalii
Lock: Sam Burgess/Jason Taumalolo – joint winner
MVP Utility: Clint Gutherson

Individual Club Awards
Broncos: Anthony Milford
Raiders: Josh Hodgson
Bulldogs: Josh Jackson/Will Hopoate
Sharks: Paul Gallen
Titans: Ash Taylor
Sea Eagles: Daly Cherry-Evans/Jake Trbojevic
Storm: Cameron Smith
Knights: Dane Gagai
Cowboys: Michael Morgan/Jason Taumalolo
Eels: Corey Norman
Panthers: Nathan Cleary
Rabbitohs: Sam Burgess
Roosters: Mitchell Pearce
Warriors: Shaun Johnson
Wests Tigers: James Tedesco


2017: Cameron Smith

2016: Johnathan Thurston, Jason Taumalolo, Cooper Cronk
2015: Johnathan Thurston
2014: Johnathan Thurston, Jarryd Hayne
2013: Greg Inglis
2012: Ben Barba


2016

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For the first time in its five year history, The81stMinute Handyman Magazine Medal has been won by three players. North Queensland teammates Johnathan Thurston and Jason Taumalolo both finished on 30 votes along with Melbourne halfback Cooper Cronk.

It’s Thurston’s third consecutive win after 2014 (with Jarryd Hayne) and 2015.

Kiwi Shaun Johnson led after 24 rounds on 28 points but failed to claim a vote in the final two rounds.

Taumalolo is the first forward to win the award while this is also Cronk’s first win.

Handyman Magazine Medal: Johnathan Thurston, Jason Taumalolo, Cooper Cronk

Rookie of the Year: Ash Taylor (Titans)
Coach of the Year: Ricky Stuart (Raiders)
Representative Player of the Year: Cameron Smith (Queensland and Australia)

Team of the Year
1 Ben Barba
2 Jordan Rapana
3 Jarrod Croker
4 Joey Leilua
5 Josh Mansour
6 Anthony Milford
7 Johnathan Thurston
8 Ryan James
9 Cameron Smith
10 Andrew Fifita
11 Josh Papalii
12 Bryce Cartwright
13 Jason Taumalolo
Club Awards
Warriors: Shaun Johnson
Cowboys: Jason Taumalolo
Wests Tigers: James Tedesco
Storm: Cooper Cronk
Dragons: Gareth Widdop
Raiders: Josh Hodgson
Broncos: Anthony Milford
Bulldogs: Josh Reynolds
Sharks: Ben Barba
Rabbitohs: Sam Burgess
Titans: Ryan James
Sea Eagles: Tom Trbojevic
Panthers: Matt Moylan
Knights: Dane Gagai
Eels: Michael Gordon
Roosters: Blake Ferguson
Final results 2016:

Johnathan Thurston 30
Jason Taumalolo 30
Cooper Cronk 30
Shaun Johnson 28
Ryan James 24
Anthony Milford 24
Cameron Smith 23
Ben Barba 23
Sam Burgess 22
James Tedesco 20
Josh Reynolds 19
Matt Moylan 19
Andrew Fifita 17
Cameron Munster 16
Trent Merrin 16
Josh Hodgson 15
Darius Boyd 15
Jarrod Croker 14
Mitchell Moses 14
Adam Reynolds 14
Josh Papalii 13
Bryce Cartwright 13
Michael Ennis 12
Tyrone Roberts 12
Jesse Bromwich 12
Gareth Widdop 12
Tom Trbojevic 12
Michael Gordon 12
Manu Ma’u 11
Greg Bird 11
Joey Leilua 11
Corey Norman 10
Paul Gallen 10
Ben Hunt 10
Ash Taylor 9
Corey Parker 9
Jamie Lyon 9
Jake Trbojevic 9
Tohu Harris 9
Jack Wighton 9
Cody Walker 9
James Graham 9
Sam Kasiano 8
Josh Dugan 8
Blake Ferguson 8
Aaron Woods 8
Benji Marshall 8
Jordan Rapana 8
Mitchell Pearce 7
Michael Morgan 7
Mitch Rein 7
Lachlan Coote 7
Nathan Peats 7
Ben Matulino 7
Ethan Lowe 7
David Klemmer 7
Moses Mbye 7
Nathan Cleary 7
James Roberts 7
Clint Gutherson 7
Tui Lolohea 6
Josh Morris 6
Iosia Soliolia 6
Luke Brooks 6
Chad Townsend 6
Corey Oates 6
Jake Granville 6
Kenny Edwards 6
Greg Inglis 6
Tyrone Peachey 6
Andrew McCullough 6
Simon Mannering 6
Josh Mansour 6
Dylan Napa 5
Kieran Foran 5
Will Hopoate 5
Elijah Taylor 5
Junior Paulo 5
Jack Bird 5
Josh Aloiai 5
Api Koroisau 5
Matt Gillett 5
Shaun Kenny-Dowall 5
Martin Taupau 5
Wade Graham 5
Latrell Mitchell 5
Konrad Hurrell 5
Semi Radradra 5
Dane Gagai 5
Shaun Fensom 4
Jamie Soward 4
Jacob Lillyman 4
Aidan Guerra 4
Paul Vaughan 4
Michael Jennings 4
Jake Friend 4
Agnatius Paasi 4
Sione Mata’utia 4
Zeb Taia 4
Aiden Tolman 4
Solomone Kata 4
Jeff Robson 4
Boyd Cordner 4
Tariq Sims 4
Sam Thaiday 4
Sausao Sue 4
Gavin Cooper 4
Elliott Whitehead 4
Sam McKendry 3
Matt Parcell 3
Korbin Sims 3
Steve Matai 3
Luke Lewis 3
Sam Perrett 3
Sio Siua Taukeiaho 3
Ryan Matterson 3
Matt Scott 3
David Fusitu’a 3
Bodene Thompson 3
Suliasi Vunivalu 3
Aidan Sezer 3
Josh McGuire 3
Connor Watson 3
Chris McQueen 3
Tim Grant 3
Peter Wallace 3
Euan Aitken 3
David Mead 3
Joel Thompson 3
Mitch Barnett 3
Jarrod Mullen 2
Blake Green 2
Cameron McInnes 2
Kerrod Holland 2
Matt Prior 2
Jack De Belin 2
Isaah Yeo 2
Beau Scott 2
Pauli Pauli 2
Josh Addo-Carr 2
Issac Luke 2
Chris Lawrence 2
Josh Jackson 2
Robbie Rochow 2
Valentine Holmes 2
Leilani Latu 2
Jamie Buhrer 2
Daly Cherry-Evans 2
Trent Hodkinson 2
Brad Takairangi 2
Marieke Koroibete 2
Aaron Gray 1
Will Chambers 1
Reagan Campbell-Gillard 1
David Shillington 1
Ben Hannant 1
Will Zillman 1
Tepai Moeroa 1
Te Maire Martin 1
Russell Packer 1
Jazz Tevaga 1
Jackson Hastings 1
Tim Glasby 1
Paul Carter 1
Daniel Saifiti 1
Greg Eastwood 1
Mike Cooper 1
Nathan Brown 1
Charlie Gubb 1
Jason Nightingale 1
Danny Wicks 1
Nathan Ross 1
Ricky Leutele 1
Bunty Afoa 1
Dale Copley 1
Tony Williams 1
Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 1
Luke Douglas 1
Scott Bolton 1
Coen Hess 1
Cheyse Blair 1

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