North Launceston’s Michael Stingel has been rewarded for his outstanding debut TSL season, winning the Matthew Richardson Medal as the competition’s Rookie of the Year.
Stingel has had an immediate impact in the TSL at just 18, averaging 17.6 disposals, 3.5 marks and four tackles per game.
Standout performances included a 29-disposal, seven-mark effort against Clarence in round 10 and a 27-disposal, 11 pressure-act effort against Kingborough in round 20.
How The Matthew Richardson Medal is Awarded
At the conclusion of the Home and Away season, TSL management sit down and decide the winner of the Matthew Richardson medal.
Criteria to be eligible for the Rookie of the Year medal:
- Played less than 20 Senior Games of TSL Football
- Be Under 23 years age
- Have no more than 2 years on a Senior List
Previous Matthew Richardson Medallists:
|2019||Will Poland||KIngborough Tigers|
|2018||Sherrin Egger||North Launceston|
|2013||Thane Bardenhagen||South Launceston|