Suburban Rugby Presentation

The Suburban Rugby Presentation was held at the Pullman Hotel on Saturday the 5th October.  The Alexandria Dukes in their inaugural season had a good showing with 10 members at the night.

Dennis Lee was up for Meldrum Player of the year and there was a lot of anticipation amongst the Dukes.
But it wasn’t to be, with the award going to Seaforth’s fly half.  Dennis’ Bio for the night is below.

“In his first year of Rugby Union he has proven
to be a great competitor and a great asset, starting the year on the wing and
moving into the centres by the middle of the season, picking up the intricacies
of the game extremely well, dominating the tackle and the ruck. 

In 2012 he had one 4 try haul against Manly
and a two 3 try hauls against Dundas Valley and Burraneer.  He is the leading try scorer for not only the
Alexandria Dukes RFC, but all of the Meldrum Cup with 20 tries (Next best on 11
tries).  At the end of the Dukes regular
season, Dennis was 2nd on the list of try scorers for the Entire
Union and end up 5th overall after finals (Leader finished on 25).
Given the Dukes did not play in the finals and only having 15 games this year
Dennis came very close to the leading try scorer for the entire Suburban Rugby
Dennis’ running style and hard defence would
see him be highly rated by any suburban club.
Congratulations to Dennis on his achievements
in his first year of Rugby as well as his nomination for Meldrum Cup player of
the year, the Dukes Committee, Players and Club Members are proud to have him
as a member of our club.”

Other awards for the night were:
Division 6 Club of the Year – Sydney Grammar Old Boys
Division 5 Club of the Year – Redfield Old Boys
Division 3 Club of the Year – Brothers
Division 2 Club of the Year – Balmain
Division 1 Club of the Year – St Patricks

Overall Club of the year was Redfield Old Boys.

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