2023 Sports Awards

November 2, 2023
2023 Sports Awards Night

On Thursday 12th October, Hallam Secondary College held its annual awards evening to recognise the success and achievements of our student-athletes in the Hallam Secondary College Sports Academy.

It was great to have guest speaker former Australian & NRL Player, Nate Miles (Who also joined the Sports Academy the year in a coaching and mentoring role) sharing his knowledge and to present some awards.

Well done to the student-athletes who received an award and a big Congratulations to Holly Johnson and Bobby Deo on winning the Female and Male Sportsperson of the year awards!

2023 Sportsperson of the Year Award

For displaying excellent leadership both on and off the field. The recipient of this award has also shown a willingness to promote the ideas of what the College believes to be a good sportsperson; fair and honest play, teamwork, participation and encouragement. The award winner possesses a high level of skill in their chosen field as well as commitment to achieve a balance between sport and academics.

Sportsperson of the Year – Male: Bobby Deo
Sportsperson of the Year – Female: Holly Johnson

Male Sportsperson of the Year: Bobby Deo
Male Sportsperson of the Year: Bobby Deo
Female Sportsperson of the Year: Holly Johnson

2023 Sports Award Winners


Dandenong Ranges Trophy: Senior Best & Fairest:
Beau Williamson

Sports Academy Development Cup
Intermediate Best & Fairest:
Ethan Massouh

Senior Coaches Award:
Max Breman

Intermediate Coaches Award:
Micah Bignell

Senior Most Improved:
Austin Van Helmond

Intermediate Most Improved:
Junior Jada

Australian Rules Football – Male

Darren Flanigan Cup
Senior Best & Fairest:
Dakota Maxwell

Runner Up Best & Fairest:
Max Gay

Senior Coaches Award:
Jack McDonald

Intermediate Coaches Award:
Michael Galway

Rising Star:
Brayden Deville

Australian Rules Football – Female

Seniors Best & Fairest:
Ashleigh Thatcher

Seniors Runner Up Best & Fairest:
Demi Running

Senior Coaches Award :
Shanae Allen

Intermediate Best & Fairest:
Demi Running

Intermediate Runners Up Best & Fairest:
Ashleigh Thatcher

Intermediate Coaches Award:
Abbey Rogers


Most Valuable Player – Senior:
Lara Goodman-Hancock

Most Valuable Player – Intermediate:
Lily Whibley

Senior Coaches Award:
Georgia Olle

Intermediate Coaches Award:
Chloe Richardson

Rising Star:
Michayla Allen

Leadership Award:
Holly Johnston

Inspire Sports Group Award:
Lily Whibley

Rugby League – Male

Storm Development Cup,
Senior Best & Fairest:
Izaac Batey

VRL Cup, Intermediate Best & Fairest:
Waka Hammond

Senior Coaches Award:
Bobby Deo

Intermediate Coaches Award:
Micah Warena

Best Forward:
Phoenix Woods

Best Back:
Memphis Wallace-Unoituapola

Rugby League – Female

Best & Fairest:
Mystique Metuatini-Tetevano

Coaches Award:
Justice-Mercedes Huriwai-Daymond

Rising Star:
Anahera Williams