Illawarra Cutters prop Shannon Wakeman has been named the ‘Illawarra Coal Cutters Player of the Year’ at the Annual Presentation Evening held within the Victory Room at WIN Stadium, Wollongong on Saturday.

Furthermore, Cutters fullback Kyle Eather has been awarded the ‘Illawarra Coal Cutters Coaches Award’.

The presentation was held as a result of the allocated bye round and prior to the Cutters upcoming NSW Cup Finals campaign.

The event saw all Illawarra Coal Cutters players who wore the jersey this season celebrate a successful year alongside staff and family.