THE LEAGUE LADY | Sergis tops stellar NRLW season with Dally M win

After being a key player in their campaign to the grand final, Dragons centre Jess Sergis has won the 2019 Female Dally M Award.

Up against teammate Bo Vette-Walsh, Warrior Charntay Poko and Bronco Millie Boyle, it was a tough competition but a well-deserved win by Sergis, who this season has three tries, a try assist, 21 tackle breaks and an average of 153 metres to her name.

Both in her crunching defence and speedy attack, Sergis has been a marquee player in both seasons of the NRLW, but this year has seen her become almost unstoppable.

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An emotional Sergis thanked her family and partner, Dragons player Zac Lomax, but paid special tribute to her teammates and coaching staff.

“In all my football career I never thought I’d be up on stage receiving this award, so I’m so honoured and so grateful.. I wouldn’t be up here without my Dragons team, my second family, my coaching staff,” she said in her acceptance speech.

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“We’ve worked so hard to get into this Grand Final on Sunday and I can’t wait. We’ve got one more week together and one more game, I can’t wait to get that Premiership.”

At age 22, Sergis debuted for the Jillaroos in 2017, and since been a regular inclusion in the New South Wales and Jillaroos sides.

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