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2012 Dally M Awards

The 2012 Dally M Awards were presented on Tuesday 4 September 2012 at the Sydney Town Hall and broadcast on Fox Sports. They are the official annual awards of the National Rugby League and are named after Dally Messenger.

2012 Dally M Awards
Date4 September
LocationSydney Town Hall
Dally M MedalCanterbury colours.svg Ben Barba
Television/radio coverage
NetworkFox Sports

Dally M MedalEdit

Dally M AwardsEdit

The Dally M Awards were, as usual, conducted at the close of the regular season and hence do not take games played in the finals series into account. The Dally M Medal is for the official player of the year while the Provan-Summons Medal is for the fans' of "people's choice" player of the year.

Award Player
Provan-Summons Medal   Ben Barba
Rookie of the Year   Adam Reynolds
Captain(s)of the Year   Jamie Lyon and Jason King
Representative Player of the Year     Nate Myles
Coach of the Year   Des Hasler
Top Tryscorer of the Year   Ben Barba
  Ashley Graham
21 tries
Top Pointscorer of the Year   Jarrod Croker – 220
Peter Frilingos Memorial Award   Ben Barba – Barba's home-town performance in Mackay
Toyota Cup Player of the Year   David Klemmer

Team of the Year

Award Player
Best Fullback   Ben Barba
Best Winger   Akuila Uate
Best Centre   Josh Morris
Best Five-Eighth   Johnathan Thurston
Best Halfback   Cooper Cronk
Best Lock   Paul Gallen
Best Second-Rower   Nate Myles
Best Prop   Sam Kasiano
Best Hooker   Cameron Smith

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ 2012 Dally M Awards Results, League Unlimited.