Harney's talent produces 2 awards
GYMPIE junior rugby league and touch sensation Jacob Harney was showered in praise at the 2009 Gympie Sports Star of the Year Awards.
Harney blitzed his fellow nominees to claim both Junior Sports Star and Allrounder of the Year awards.
Harney was speechless following the announcement.
“I’m pretty stoked,” he said.
“I was not expecting it to be honest.”
The league and touch was humbled by the recognition.
“It means a lot to have people seeing what you are achieving and showing their appreciation.”
Harney’s list of achievements in 2009 included multiple representative duties in league and touch in addition to gaining a coveted development contract with the Brisbane Broncos.
The talented young sports star admitted he was eyeing off a future place in the Brisbane Broncos.