Broich wins big at Roar awards

Thomas Broich has capped off a magnificent season in the Hyundai A-League, named as Brisbane Roar’s Gary Wilkins Medallist for the third time in his four seasons at the club.

Thomas Broich has capped off a magnificent season in the Hyundai A-League, named as Brisbane Roar-s Gary Wilkins Medallist for the third time in his four seasons at the club.

In a spectacular night for the 33-year-old, Broich also claimed the club-s Members- Player of the Year and Players- Player of the Year at Brisbane Roar-s annual presentation night.

Brisbane Roar W-League skipper and Westfield Matildas co-captain Clare Polkinghorne was named the club-s Westfield W-League Player of the Year while Brandon Borrello won the Brisbane Roar-s Foxtel National Youth League Player of the Year, a week after he was named the competition-s best.

Gary Wilkins himself, a former Socceroo and Queensland captain, was honoured as the club-s inaugural patron on the night.

Broich-s prestigious club award comes days after he jointly won the Joe Marston Medal for Player of the Match in Brisbane-s historic Grand Final win and follows his second Johnny Warren Medal for the Hyundai A-League Player of the Year.

Luke Brattan-s last minute Premiership-sealing strike against Melbourne Victory in round 24 was named as the club-s Hyundai A-League Goal of the Year while Tameka Butt-s round 10 stunner against Western Sydney Wanderers at Suncorp Stadium was the Westfield W-League equivalent.

Kate Stewart and Vedrana Popovic were jointly awarded the Westfield W-League Players- Player of the Year, as voted by their peers, while 19-year-old Hayley Raso won the club-s Young Player of the Year in her first season at the Queensland club.

Katrina Gorry (5 goals) and Besart Berisha (11 goals) were the winners of the Brisbane Roar Golden Boot award for the most amount of goals scored for the club this season.

Brisbane Roar kit manager Steven Farrell was named Employee of the Year while long-time volunteer Kevin Vedalago won Volunteer of the Year.

Full list of award winners

Gary Wilkins Medal - Thomas Broich Westfield W-League Player of the Year - Clare Polkinghorne Foxtel National Youth League Player of the Year - Brandon Borrello Members- Player of the Year - Thomas Broich Hyundai A-League Players- Player of the Year - Thomas Broich Westfield W-League Players- Player of the Year - Kate Stewart and Vedrana Popovic Hyundai A-League Golden Boot - Besart Berisha (11 goals) Westfield W-League Golden Boot - Katrina Gorry (5 goals) Hyundai A-League Goal of the Year - Luke Brattan (Round 24 v Melbourne Victory) Westfield W-League Goal of the Year - Tameka Butt (Round 10 v Western Sydney Wanderers) Young Player of the Year - Hayley Raso Employee of the Year - Steven Farrell Volunteer of the Year - Kevin Vedalago