Wests Tigers to hold 2019 Kelly-Barnes Award

Wests Tigers will hold the club’s annual Presentation Night this evening at Le Montage — celebrating the individual achievements throughout the 2019 NRL season.

Hosted by rugby league commentator Andrew Voss, the night will also celebrate Wests Tigers’ 20th season since foundation with a number of special guests throughout the club’s history in attendance to help commemorate the event.

Wests Tigers will present a number of awards throughout the night for the club’s NRL, Canterbury Cup, Jersey Flegg, Harvey Norman NSW Women’s Premiership and Ron Massey sides, culminating in the Kelly-Barnes Award for the 2019 NRL Player of the Year.

The Kelly-Barnes Award is named after foundation club legends Noel Kelly and Keith Barnes, who will be in attendance this evening to present the award to the winner.

In addition to the player awards, Wests Tigers will also induct new Life Members of the club and recognise a number of off-field achievements, including the club’s Community Award, which will be named in honour of Balmain and Australia forward Wayne Pearce.

The following awards will be presented tonight:

  • NRL Player of the Year (Kelly-Barnes Award)
  • NRL Players’ Player
  • NRL Rookie of the Year
  • Canterbury Cup Player of the Year
  • Canterbury Cup Players’ Player
  • Jersey Flegg Player of the Year
  • Jersey Flegg Players’ Player (in memoriam of Moses Fotuakia)
  • Harvey Norman NSW Women’s Premiership Player of the Year
  • Harvey Norman NSW Women’s Premiership Players’ Player
  • Ron Massey Cup Player of the Year
  • Ron Massey Cup Players’ Player
  • Wayne Pearce Community Award
  • Wests Tigers Club Person of the Year
  • Wests Tigers Woman of the Year

Make sure to follow www.weststigers.com.au throughout the night for all award winners, and the club’s social media channels for all behind-the-scenes-action.