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House wins Herald Women’s Premier League player of the year award

Newcastle Olympic star Jemma House has been named the Herald Women’s Premier League player of the year for 2020.


House starred for Olympic as the club won the premiership and championship in its maiden Herald Women’s Premier League campaign.

House scored twice to be named player of the grand final as Olympic defeated Warners Bay 3-2 at Macquarie Field last Sunday.

House also won the competition’s Golden Boot as the Herald Women’s Premier League’s top scorer, with House notching 31 goals for Olympic across the 2020 campaign.

Broadmeadow Magic’s Kobie Ferguson was named the Herald Women’s Premier League Players’ Player, while Warners Bay striker Jennifer Hoy received the competition’s Media Award.

Mid Coast FC coach Michael Grass was recognised with the Coach of the Year Award after leading his side to the verge of the finals, while Broadmeadow Magic starlet Lucy Jerram was named Young Player of the Year.

Northern NSW Football Head of Football Development Peter Haynes congratulated the winners on a fine season.

“It was a big year in the Herald Women’s Premier League with Newcastle Olympic winning the premiership and championship, with Jemma House also rewarded for her outstanding season,” Haynes said.

“Congratulations to all the award winners on a fabulous Herald Women’s Premier League season and we look forward to seeing you all again, bigger and better, in 2021.”

Herald Women’s Premier League Awards 2020:

  • Player of the Year - Jemma House (Newcastle Olympic FC)

  • Players’ Player Award - Kobie Ferguson (Broadmeadow Magic FC)

  • Media Award – Jennifer Hoy (Warners Bay FC)

  • Goalkeeper of the Year – Alison Logue (Merewether United FC)

  • Young Player of the Year – Lucy Jerram (Broadmeadow Magic FC)

  • Coach of the Year – Michael Grass (Mid Coast FC)

  • Fair Play Award – Merewether United FC

  • Golden Boot – Jemma House (Newcastle Olympic) 31 goals

  • Player of the Grand Final – Jemma House (Newcastle Olympic)

  • Club of the Year – Adamstown Rosebud JFC

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