Last night the 2016 Paul Broughton Medal winner was announced in front of 400 guests at the OT Resort on the Gold Coast.

With voting consisting of the 3-2-1 system after each match by the coaching staff we will take you through the season and how Ryan James became the winner.

Today we look at Rounds 1-7 of the 2016 season where the Aquis Titans had won three of their opening seven matches and 10 of the players had polled in the voting.

The top five after Round 7 were:

12 – Ignatius Paasi

8 – Ryan James

4 – Ashley Taylor

4 – David Mead

4 – Zeb Taia

Over the coming days we will bring you further summaries from 2016. 

Ryan James wins Paul Broughton Medal - CLICK HERE