Awards Winners

Apr 14 2024 14:19

Our first Awards Dinner took place last night and at a sold-out event at the Cairndale Hotel a number of presentations took place.

First up to be recognised were the boys for the Club’s Youth Academy. The trophies were presented by Head of Youth Development, Andy Irving and the winners were:

Under 16’s Top goal scorer: Josh Kelly

Under 16’s Players Player of the Year: Joe Thomson

Under 16’s Coaches Player of the Year: Joe Thomson

Under 18’s Top goal scorer: Billy Gray

Under 18’s Players POY: Billy Gray

Coaches Player of the Year: Shay Meagher


Next up were the awards for the Reserve side presented by Dan Armstrong. And the winners were:

Top goal scorer: Lewis Downie

Coaches POY: Charlie Watson

Players POY: Niall Rogerson

The overall winner of the Academy Player of the Year Award was Niall Rogerson


After the Academy awards were presented, it was the turn of the supporter’s clubs to present their trophies. And they went to:

Tanner Fund POY : Gavin Reilly

Lochside Supporters POY: Gavin Reilly

Queens Trust Junior Blues POY: Harry Stone

New Bazaar Doonhamers Golden Rattle Winner: Gavin Reilly

QOS Disabled Supporters Association POY: Lee Connelly

Doonhamers Travel Club Young POY: Kyle McClelland

Doonhamers Travel Club Away Day POY: Efe Ambrose

Doonhamers Travel Club Goal of the Season: Lee Connelly v Montrose

Doonhamers Travel Club Player of the Year: Gavin Reilly / Kyle McClelland


The final presentations of the evening were made on behalf of the club.

Lee Connelly picked up an award for making 100 appearances while Josh Todd collected a trophy to mark his 150th appearance.

The top goal scorer prize went to Gavin Reilly.

Those attending the event were asked to choose their goal of the season, and from a selection of terrific strikes, the eventual winner was Craig McGuffie for his individual effort against Annan.

The final award of the night, the Players Player of the Season was won by Gavin Reilly.


Congratulations to all the winners.

And thank you to Finlay Jack who was an excellent compere. We would also like to thank the staff of the Cairndale Hotel, all the event sponsors and those who attended the evening and made it a successful night.

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