The Ken Catchpole Medal will be awarded tonight at the Sydney Rugby Union awards night, with the best of the best to fight it out for the Shute Shield’s highest individual honour.
Votes are awarded by match referees on a 3-2-1 basis over the course of the regular season.
To preview tonight’s awards, we thought we’d take a look at why each nominee deserves to hear his name read out in a few hours time.
Kotoni Ale - Manly
Kotoni Ale has been in the top five best players of the competition for most of the past decade yet still hasn’t received the competition’s highest honour.
He led the competition for turnovers again in 2019.
Hamish Angus - Warringah
A two time winner already, Hamish Angus continues to make Super Rugby recruiters look silly with standout performances week after week at Rat Park.
Angus’ poise and class has been key in Warringah’s run to this weekend’s preliminary final. He also has the highest goal kicking percentage of