Sport

Broich claims Johnny Warren Medal

BRISBANE Roar star Thomas Broich said he was shocked after becoming the third foreign player in a row to win the Johnny Warren Medal on Tuesday night.

>> Latest sport news

The German played just 17 games out of 27 this season but still managed to poll more votes (390) than teammate Besart Berisha (252), and Melbourne Victory's Archie Thompson who finished third on 243.

"I'm honestly totally surprised. I was injured for a lot of the season and it's not easy to come back from injury," said Broich, who suffered heel and shoulder injuries in the campaign.

"To get this award is totally unexpected ... I'm very grateful."

Broich followed in the footsteps of fellow international imports, Costa Rican Carlos Hernandez who won the medal in 2009-10, while last year's recipient was Argentine Marcos Flores who has been linked with the proposed new team for Western Sydney.

Berisha won the coveted golden boot for his 19 A-League goals this season.

Topics:  a-league football federation of australia thomas broich



Today Show stars touch down in Gladstone

Karl Stefanovic and Richard Wilkins give Gladstone the thumbs up.The Today show team touch down in Gladstone.

Popular breakfast program will be broadcast live from 1770 tomorrow.

Gladstone fisherman fined $20,000 for illegal reef fishing

A commercial fisher has been fined for being in a Great Barrier Reef Marine Park green zone without the main vessel.

The master fisherman was caught by surveillance aircraft.

Gladstone dad heads south to cheer on his NRL star

FINALS BOUND: Gladstone product and Melbourne Storm forward Tim Glasby takes on the Brisbane Broncos defence during his side's semi-final victory.

Melbourne Storm's Tim Glasby has a strong supporter in Gladstone.

Local Partners