Broich claims Johnny Warren Medal

Brisbane Roar has scored five awards at the Hyundai A-League 2011/12 awards night, including the coveted Johnny Warren Medal taken out by German midfielder Thomas Broich.

Brisbane Roar has scored five awards at the Hyundai A-League 2011/12 awards night, including the coveted Johnny Warren Medal taken out by German midfielder Thomas Broich.

Broich received 390 votes from his playing peers, ahead of teammate Besart Berisha (252 votes) and Melbourne Victory-s Archie Thompson (243 votes).

Runner up in the the same award last season, Broich could not be denied the league's highest honour in his second season in the competition.

Broich beat out Brisbane Roar team mate Besart Berisha for the award, however the Albanian striker did not leave the Sydney ceremony empty handed.

Berisha collected the Nike Golden Boot Award courtesy of his 19 goal haul during the regular season.

Brisbane Roar received the Fair Play Award for the second season running for accruing the least number of yellow and red cards, while also picking up the Fair Play Award for the National Youth League.

Roar youngster and AFC Champions League goalscorer, Nick Fitzgerald, was named the National Youth League 2011/12 Player of the Year.

In other awards for the night, Sally Shipard was rewarded for her impressive form at the heart of midfield in Canberra United-s unbeaten Championship season with the Julie Dolan medal ahead of Melbourne Victory-s Jodie Taylor and Brisbane Roar-s Tameka Butt.

Central Coast Mariners Goalkeeper Matthew Ryan was honoured with the Goalkeeper of the Year Award as well as being presented the NAB Young Footballer of the Year Award for the second consecutive season.

After claiming the Premiers- Plate following another impressive season in charge, Central Coast Mariners head coach Graham Arnold picked up the Coach of the Year Award.

Melbourne Victory midfielder Carlos Hernandez picked up the SOLO Goal of the Year Award for his Week 19 effort against the Premiers.

Jarred Gillett picked up the Referee of the Year award.

In the Westfield W-League Lydia Williams was named both Goalkeeper of the Year and Players- Player of the Year while Melbourne Victory youngster Ashley Brown won Young Player of the Year.

Canberra United-s Michelle Heyman won Golden Boot honours with her 12 goals from 10 matches with her team also securing the Fair Play award with joint recipient Melbourne Victory.

Canberra-s Czech coach Jitka Klimkova won Coach of the Year in her debut season while Referee of the Year went to Kate Jacewicz for the third consecutive season.