Eastern Blues dominate Canterbury awards night

One of the biggest nights on the Canterbury AFL calendar of events, the 2021 CAFL awards were held at the Carlton Bar with the majority of the footy community attending the evening.

Eastern Blues star Dan Farrar capped off a super consistent season by winning the 2021 Best & Fairest player award.

Andrew Leckie took out Coach of the Year after guiding the Eastern Blues to the 2021 Grand Final.

The Rookie of the Year went to Josh Charlton from the Eastern Blues. Josh os the younger brother of NZ U18 player of the year, Kieran.

2021 Canterbury AFL award winners:

Best and Fairest: Dan Farrar (Eastern Blues)
Rookie of the year: Josh Chalrton (Eastern Blues
Coach of the year: Andrew Leckie (Eastern Blues)
Golden Boot: James Southby (Mid Canterbury Eagles)
Players player of the year: Dan Farrar (Eastern Blues)
Umpire of the year: Leroy Greenaway
Volunteer of the year: Jess McCormick

2021 CAFL Team of the year

Photo Credit: Matt Musson