Well done to Cameron Mitchell, who was awarded the Men’s Rising Star award at the 2023 Phelan Mostyn Awards Night by Sydney AFL! Cameron was nominated for the Rising Star award in Round 1, with the following player profile accompanying the nomination.
Name: Cameron Mitchell
Nickname: working on it
AFL Sydney Club: Pennant Hills Football Club
Junior Club: Westbrook
What is one thing that we don’t know about this Rising Star that they are well known for around the club?
Mutli talented sportsman, fearless and films our club games prior to being picked for prems.
What role do they play for the club both on and off the field?
Cam is an emerging talent at our club. He has come up from Westbrook and been able to make his prems debut in his first open age year. He comes from a good pennant hills footy family that do a lot for the club. Cam is a natural leader with his fearless approach.
Reason for nomination this round:
Cam was given a job on an elite St George player who has troubled us on multiple occasions, he not only shut him down but also racked up plenty of footy with a team high 7 pressure acts and 8 tackles, not a bad effort in his debut against a top 3 team from last season.
Coach quote on Performance:
Cam not only excelled in his given role, but he also led us in pressure acts & tackles. Cam was awarded our ‘players player, best mid and coaches call awards’ post-game which speaks volumes of his impact to our huge win.