ANOTHER big week in footy news, here's what you missed... (includes teams for Sunday mornings' Four Nations double header!)
WINGER Ashley Graham has been rewarded for his best season in the NRL with the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys by winning the Paul Bowman Medal for the Cowboy of the Year in 2011.
FRONT rower Aiden Tolman has capped off a big first season in blue and white by being named the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 2011 NRL Player of the Year at the Club's annual Presentation Night held on Wednesday at Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf.
KURT Gidley was tonight named the Newcastle Knights NRL 2011 Player of the Year.
CRONULLA Sharks halfback Scott Porter has tonight been named 2010 NSW Cup Player of the Year at the Annual Life Member's night held at the NSW League's Club in Sydney.
RECALLED Kiwi Shaun Kenny-Dowall's year hit another high point in Wellington yesterday (Thursday) when he collected the premier Player of the Year award at the New Zealand Rugby League's annual awards.
HALFBACK Brett Kimmorley has signed off on a stellar playing career by taking out the Bulldogs Player of the Year award at the Club's 2010 presentation night held tonight at Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf.
CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN Bulldogs second-rower Andrew Ryan has tonight won Rugby League's prestigious Telstra Ken Stephen Medal, joining Toyota National Volunteer of the Year, Greg Carey from Warwick in Queensland, at the Sydney Town Hall as the One Community
THE North Queensland Toyota Cowboys' dedication to the North Queensland community has been formally recognised tonight, with the club honoured with the title of 2010 Telstra One Community NRL Club of the Year.
THE Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs are immensely proud of their captain Andrew Ryan, whose tireless work in the community has seen him tonight named the 2010 winner of the Telstra Ken Stephen Medal.