AFL Victoria Media Award winners

A host of media outlets were recognised and awarded at the 2016 AFL Victoria Community Media Awards last Friday at IKON Park.

Celebrating the last 12 months in community and state league football, the awards showcased the fantastic work done by clubs, photographers and media outlets covering the TAC Cup.

Leader reporter Chris Cavanagh won the Best print/online Feature for the VFL, TAC Cup, VFL Women's, VWFL with his story on former Northern Knight, now Sydney recruit, Tyrone Leonardis.

CLICK HERE to see the full list of winners for 2016.

Well done to all the shortlisted entries and winners - see below the full shortlisted entries for state league coverage:

VFL, TAC Cup, VFL Women's, VWFL- Best ACTION Photo
Author Publication Title
Alison Wynd The Geelong Advertiser A not-so-friendly cuddle
Cameron Grimes Volunteer Holiding Hands
Cameron Grimes Volunteer One-Armed Grab (below)
Darrian Traynor AFL Media Swooping Magpie
George Morgan Casey Scorpions Tim Smith
Graeme Furlong Northern Blues Football Club Eyes on the ball
Graeme Furlong Northern Blues Football Club Caught in the Act
Jenny Tserkezidis Port Melbourne Let’s Dance
Liz Vagg Western Bulldogs/Footscray Sun and Shadows
Liz Vagg Western Bulldogs/Footscray The Spoil
Martin Keep Williamstown Football Club Friendly Fire
Nigel Hallett The Geelong Advertiser Hands Up
Scott Barbour AFL Media Daisy
Yuri Kouzmin The Weekly Times Hawk Soars
VFL, TAC Cup, VFL Women's, VWFL- Best CHARACTER photo
Author Title
Cameron Grimes Mo’s 100th
Cameron Grimes Pumped Up
Liz Vagg A physical Affair
Liz Vagg Bailey bags three
Nigel Hallett Simpson set for take-off
Scott Barbour Eyes on the Ball (below)
Scott Barbour The Kiss
Martin Keep Eleni Glouftis
Tim Murdoch Boxy Retirement
Tim Murdoch Winners are grinners
VFL, TAC Cup, VFL Women's, VWFL - Best Print/ Online Feature
Author Publication Title
Chris Cavanagh Moonee Valley Leader Dream becomes a reality
Chris Cavanagh Whittlesea Leader Leonardis living out his dream (click photo for full story)
Cristian Filippo Northern Blues FC Bizarre day sees Box bow out a winner
Kieran Iles Bendigo Advertiser In a league of their own
Nick Wade Geelong Advertiser Geelong VFL recruit Jake Edwards rises from darkest depths
Nick Wade Geelong Advertiser Diagnosed with a rare heart problem, Queenscliff junior Charlie Francis is risking it all to play footy
Tim Michell Leader Online Calder Cannons Youth Girls Academy pair Madison Prespakis and Deanna Berry excited by AFL Women’s introduction
Tim Michell Preston Leader Tributes flow after former Northern Blues VFL captain Brent Bransgrove’s retirement
Jarrod Potter Pakenham Gazette/Star News Group Life-changing moment
Joel Peterson Bendigo Weekly Tough start for Pios

VFL, TAC Cup, VFL Women's, VWFL - Best Print/Online COVERAGE
Publication Title
Northern Blues FC #Box100 Twitter campaign K Rock Football VFL and TAC Cup coverage
Northern Knights FC New Northern Knights Website
North Ballarat Rebels FC Rebels TV content
Bendigo Weekly VWFL coverage


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