Honours and Awards

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Belconnen United teams have taken out top honours over the many years involved in the ACT football competitions. The Premier League teams and players have achieved:

ACT Mens Premier League Club Champions: 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014

ACT Mens Premier League Grand Final Winners: 1982, 1985, 1990, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2008, 2014

ACT Club of the Year: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000

ACT Mens Premier League Coach of the Year: 2012, 2013, 2014

ACT Mens Federation Cup: 1990, 1992, 1998, 2014

ACT Mens Futsal Champions: 2010

ACT Mens Premier Player of the Year: 1990, 1992, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012

The Valeri Medal – Grand Final Player of Match: 2002, 2008, 2014

Men Premier League Golden Boots: 1998, 1990, 1998, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

ACT Womens Premier League Club Champions: 2012, 2014

ACT Women’s Premier League Grand Final Winners: 1999, 2007, 2011, 2013, 2014

ACT Womens Federation Cup: 1987, 1999, 2011, 2014

ACT Womens Premier League Player of the Year: 2011, 2014

ACT Womens Premier League Coach of the Year: 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014

Women Premier League Golden Boots: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Julie Murray Medal – Grand Final Player of the Match: 2011, 2014

ACT Womens Association Cup: 1999

ACT Womens Watson Cup: 1999

NSW Premiers: 2004

NSW Champion Club: 2004

NSW Coach of the Year: 2004, 2005

NSW Player of the Year: 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005

On an annual basis BUFC presents awards to acknowledge the skills and efforts displayed by members during the course of that year. Below are the worthy recipients of those awards as well as other important club members.

Club Person of the Year

Presented to a person who has brought great distinction to the Club or whose efforts in assisting Club activities have been above that normally expected.

  • 2012 – Adrian Harris
  • 2011 – Adrian Watts
  • 2010 – Scott Goyne
  • 2009 – Scott Goyne
  • 2008 – Tony Patterson
  • 2007 – Mark O’Neill
  • 2006 – Bob Sheppard
  • 2005 – Jen Price
  • 2004 – Jen Price
  • 2003 – Sue Simpson
  • 2002 – Tony Bray
  • 2001 – Alan Jackson
  • 2000 – Sam Yarnold
  • 1999 – Ross Yarnold
  • 1998 – Bas Pietrukowski
  • 1997 – Lou Agnello
  • 1996 – Lou Agnello
  • 1995 – Bas Pietrukowski
  • 1994 – Allan Turnbull
  • 1993 – Liz Griffin
  • 1992 – No Record
  • 1991 – No Record
  • 1990 – Ken Carter
  • 1989 – Arthur Oliver & Brian Corbett
  • 1988 – Nancy Watkins & Sue Carter
  • 1987 – Ian Watkins
  • 1986 – Nancy Watkins
  • 1985 – Sue Carter
  • 1984 – Martin Evans
  • 1983 – Claude Hammond
  • 1982 – Peter MacAulay

Player’s Player Award

Voted on by their peers this award is presented to a player made the most significant contribution to the team’s performance throughout the season.

  • 2012 – Mens PL – David Kemp
  • 2009 – Mens PL – David Kemp
  • 2012 – Womens PL – PC Fothergill
  • 2011 – Womens PL – Caitlin Munoz
  • 2009 – Womens PL – Amy Spence

2008 – Player’s Player

  • BUFC Premier League – Taylor Beaton
  • BUFC Premier Pathway League – Mark Beban
  • BUFC Premier Pathway League – Phillip Borgeud
  • BUFC Premier Under 18s – Joseph Caruso
  • BUFC Premier Under 16s – Callum Smith
  • BUFC State League 3 – Richie Pietrukowski
  • BUFC State League 4 – Steve Stefopoulos
  • BUFC State League 5 – Stuart Shepard
  • BUFC State League 7 – Andrew Fitzpatrick
  • BUFC Masters Division 1 – Trevor McGee
  • BUFC Masters Division 2 – Simon Smith
  • BUFC Masters Division 2 – Steve Gibb
  • Womens Premier League – Amy Spence
  • Womens State League 1 – Vanessa Corbett
  • Womens State League 2 – Rhian Howard
  • Womens State League 2 – Jenny Prior
  • Womens State League 3 – Jenny Prior

Coach’s Player Award

Presented to a player who in the mind of the coach made the most significant contribution to the team’s performance and results throughout the season.

  • 2012 – Mens PL – David Arranz
  • 2009 – Mens PL – David Kemp
  • 2012 – Womens PL – Maya Blasch
  • 2011 – Womens PL – Caitlin Munoz/Lauren Keir
  • 2009 – Womens PL – Emma Heaney

Club Patrons

BUFC could not run as well without the kind support given by our patrons. We thank them for their time and efforts.

  • Bill Stefaniak
  • Mary Porter

Life Members

The following individuals have been awarded Life Membership with BUFC for their continued and dedicated service to our club.

  • Mark O’Neill
  • Steve Forshaw
  • Tony Patterson
  • Malcolm Buchanan
  • Tony Head
  • Lee Pietrukowski
BUFC Awards 2014
BUFC Awards 2014

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