Young Lion claims Outridge Medal in thrilling count

Friday, October 9, 2020 - 3:00 PM by Creed Griffiths

20-year-old Kyle Stainsby has been awarded the 2020 Subiaco Club Best & Fairest after a fantastic season from the young Lion. Stainsby entered the 2020 Season with only seven games of League football under his belt and now finishes it with still just 15 matches as well as a remarkable Outridge Medal to his name. 

Stainsby has come through the ranks at the club, playing across every grade to this point. After playing strong football in both the Colts and the Reserves competition, Stainsby earnt a call up to the League side against West Coast last season, performing strongly enough to hold his place and play out the remainder of the season. The Carine Junior Football Club product played in last years WAFL Grand Final in just his seventh game, and now boasts a remarkable list of career honours after just 15 League matches. 

Stainsby played every match for the Lions this season, playing a key role most weeks and regularly finding himself named as one of the best afield throughout the year. Stainsby managed to outpoll club great Kyal Horsley who already has five Outridge medals to his name, 2017 winner Leigh Kitchin and 2019 Sandover Medallist Lachlan Delahunty, adding more weight to what was already a remarkable achievement. 

The 2020 Outridge Medal goes to a young star of the competition who will no doubt continue to grow as a player and achieve many more personal and team honours throughout his career. The club would like to congratulate Kyle on his brilliant season which has been recognised with this fantastic achievement. 

Other award winners throughout the night include;


Don Carter Memorial Trophy
Lachlan Delahunty
Runner Up Fairest and Best

Ted Doherty Memorial Trophy
Leigh Kitchin
Third Fairest and Best

City of Subiaco Medallion
Hayden Kennedy
Best Clubman

Newton Screaigh Award
Leigh Kitchin
Coaches Award

Austin Robertson Jnr Trophy
Nicholas Martin
Leading Goal Kicker

Dennis Barron Memorial Trophy
Liam Hickmott
Rising Star Award

Max Walters
GOLDS Player of the Year

Lionhearted Award
Jack Beverley
Most Courageous

Presidents Trophy
Paul Pisani


Blackmore Medallist
Oskar Matthews
Fairest and Best

Bill Mackie Memorial Trophy
Ben Golding
Runner Up Fairest and Best

Outstanding Play Award
Abraham Clinch
Third Fairest and Best

Newton Screaigh Award
Noah Ash
Coaches Award

Lionhearted Award
Isaac Clinch
Most Courageous

Player of Finals
Ben Golding


1st      Kyle Stainsby            205 Votes
2nd     Lachlan Delahunty    203 Votes
3rd      Leigh Kitchin             193 Votes
4th      Ben Newton              182 Votes
5th      Greg Clark                178 Votes
6th      Drew Rohde             172 Votes
7th      Jack Beverley           170 Votes
8th      Nicholas Martin         145 Votes
9th      Jakob Atkinson         144 Votes
10th    Bailey Matera            142 Votes

1st     Oskar Matthews          235 Votes
2nd     Ben Golding               228 Votes
3rd      Abraham Clinch         223 Votes
4th      Noah Ash                   203 Votes
5th      Joshua Robbins        191 Votes
6th      Koby Fullgrabe          177 Votes
7th      McKenzie Lawrence  174 Votes
8th     Jack Borchet               153 Votes
8th      Aaron Breman            153 Votes
10th    Nick Menegola           144 Votes


Young Lion @kyle_m_stains claims Outridge Medal in thrilling count! Check out some of his season highlights!

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