Jeff Dickinson-Fox reviews the campaign which saw Melbourne Storm crowned premiers in 2017.
3 days ago
Others to win awards at the NZRL dinner in Auckland tonight were:
NZRL Rookie of the year - Thomas Leuluai.
Mad Butcher personality of the year - Gary Endicott.
Bartercard Cup coach of the year - Phil Prescott (Canterbury Bulls).
Bartercard Cup player of the year - Shane Beyers, (captain, Canterbury Bulls). Beyers with the outstanding record of never missing one single Bartercard Cup game since its inception.
Bartercard Cup best and fairest - Daniel Floyd (Hibiscus Coast fullback).
Earlier in October the NZ Warriors had announced their awards.
Player of the year - Francis Meli.
Rookie of the year - Thomas Leuluai.
Veiwers choice - Brent Webb.