Tom Youngs has been rewarded for an outstanding debut season with Murray United, taking out the club's best and fairest on Saturday night.
After collecting the AWFA Star Player and leading goal-scoring awards with Myrtleford in his first stint on Australian soil, the classy Englishman carried on his sublime form to the semi-professional NPL 2 competition.
Youngs finished the campaign with 17 goals - the third highest in the league.
"It's a good achievement for me personally to win the best and fairest and to do it in my first year makes it even better, as I didn't know how I would get on this year," Youngs said.
"I felt like I did have a good year, coming third in the top goal-scorers with 17 goals and beating GV (Goulburn Valley) Suns twice this year, I feel I played well and worked hard, given it was my first year in NPL 2 and not knowing what to expect.
"It was much tougher compared to AWFA, you're playing against very good teams every week and tough opposition, but I liked the test and I felt that I held my own."
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Youngs believes he improved his game playing at the higher level.
"It's different from playing in England, you have to adapt and change your game a bit, but I enjoyed the season and that's the most important thing for me because that's when I play at my best," he added.
Youngs is yet to decide whether he will commit to a second season at Murray.
The remaining award winners were as follows:
Under-12s, coaches award - Ryan Kemp and Flynn O'Neill, players' player - Mitchel Spokes; under-13s, coaches award - Sophie Cary, players' player - Levi Lyster, under-14s, coaches award - Hamish Torney, players' player - Linus Bourke; under-15s, coaches award - Lisa Cary, players' player - Ruben Shuker-Elliott; under-16s, coaches award - Will Haberfield, players' player - Gerard Runanika; under-18s, coaches award - Tashinga Tizora, players' player - Tashinga Tizora; under-20s, coaches award - Seb Dalitz, players' player - Joel McGennisken.