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The Anderson Medal, first awarded in 1949, is presented to the Best & Fairest Player in the NHRU 1st Grade Competition.
The Medal is named after the late Evan James “Tuney” Anderson. Anderson was a pioneer of Rugby in the Newcastle district and was made a Life Member of the NHRU in 1941.
In 1986 The Waratahs presented an award to the NHRU to be given to the Best & Fairest player in 1st Division.
The medal was named after The Waratahs’ Australian half-back who won the Anderson medal on a record four occasions.
The Tina Chapman Medal is presented to the Best & Fairest Player in the NHRU Womens Competition.
The Col King Medal is awarded to the NHRU Referee of the Year as voted by all Premier clubs.
The Spirit of Rugby Award is awarded to any club, team, playing group or individual who best exemplifies the attributes of good character, integrity and sportsmanship.
The Jack Scott Medal is awarded to the best & fairest player in the U19 Colts competition.
The Bert McGregor Medal is awarded to the Best & Fairest player in 2nd Division (C Grade).