Temora star Zac Lomax has received a boost ahead of the Dragons’ NYC preliminary final in two weeks’ time after picking up the NSW under 18s player of the year award at Monday’s Brad Fittler Medal night.
Lomax booted two clutch conversions in Saturday’s 18-14 win over Penrith to advance to week three of the finals. It’s not the first time he’s delivered in the clutch this season having landed a crucial field goal in the young Blues 35-28 win over Queensland in June.
It played no small part in picking up the coveted award on Monday night.
“It’s a good feeling but I think it was just capped off by a good performance from the boys that helped me perform a little bit better,” Lomax told NSWRL.com.
“Being around great coaches and players helped my game. [The game] really see-sawed a little bit but I was lucky to kick a field goal and then we scored in the corner right at the end. To win in such a tight game was a great feeling.”