Agavale announced as Rugby Union Athlete of the Year
September 29, 2021
Congratulations to Veronica Agavale, the 2020-21 Rugby Union Athlete of the Year!
Veronica Agavale’s part twelve months have seen her compete at the top level for an athlete her age.
Veronica was selected in the NSW Country Under 14s Rugby Union team, after a standout performance at the 2021 Country Championships representing the Illawarriors.
The talented 13-year-old excels in both Rugby Union and Rugby 7s, and is on track of achieving her goal of playing in the Super W for Rugby Union or representing Australia in Rugby 7’s.
She was selected in the NSW Combined High Schools Rugby 7s team and is in the Westfield Sports High Rugby 7s program.
This year’s runner-up for Rugby Union Athlete of the Year was Maria Paseka. Maria shines in all codes, represented the Illawarriors for Rugby Union, the South Coast for Rugby 7s and Rugby League, and NSW Country in Oztag.
Wishing Veronica, Maria and the 2021 Rugby Squad all the best for the future endeavors.