Panthers Media | 12 September 2022
Panthers fullback Dylan Edwards has been rewarded for a stellar season by winning the prestigious Merv Cartwright Medal.
The Panthers fullback was announced as the winner by Sam Jones, the grandson of Merv Cartwright, at the club’s annual awards night held in Penrith on Monday night.
As well as being named the club’s best and fairest, Edwards also claimed the Members Player of the Year.
Across the regular season, Edwards averaged 218 metres a game, to go with eight tries, six try assists, 10 line breaks and 98 tackle breaks.
Earlier in the evening Panthers prop James Fisher-Harris received the John Farragher Award for Courage and Determination for the third time in four seasons, in recognition of his hard work and dedication this season.
Winger Taylan May was named the Ben Alexander Rookie of the Year after scoring 16 tries in 21 games.
Panthers Equipment Manager Alan Mair was announced Club Person of the Year, while forward J’maine Hopgood was named the NSW Cup Player of the Year.
Panthers members selected Taylan May’s Round 6 try against the Broncos as the OAK Plus Try of the Year, while Sean O’Sullivan claimed the Senior Education Award for his academic achievements in 2022.
|Merv Cartwright Medal||Dylan Edwards|
|John Farragher Award for Courage and Determination||James Fisher-Harris|
|Members Player of the Year||Dylan Edwards|
|Ben Alexander Rookie of the Year||Taylan May|
|Club Person of the Year||Alan Mair|
|Senior Education Award||Sean O’Sullivan|
|NSW Cup Player of the Year||J’maine Hopgood|
|OAK Plus Try of the Year||Taylan May|