Rookie of the Year

Awarded to a new (less than 2 seasons) orienteer showing a high level of achievement - competing on either Moderate or Hard courses - at State League level. 

2021 John Fitzsimmons SHOO
2020 Cooper Horley Garingal
2019 Liz Lewis SHOO
2018 Melanie Christie Uringa
2017 Cassandra Thompson Newcastle
2016 Lachlan Billett  Waggaroos
2015 Jim Mackay Uringa
2014 Johnny Petersen Garingal
2013 Jai di Tommaso Garingal
2012 Samantha Howe Newcastle
2011 Shane Jenkins Newcastle
2010 Sally-Anne Henderson Newcastle
2009 Kerrie Mitchell Western Plains
2008 Alex Massey Newcastle
2007 Alice Moore Waggaroos? 
2006 Melissa Havranek Garingal
2005 Melissa Grant Bennelong Northside
2004    
2003 Peter Annetts Garingal
2002 Melissa Carins Garingal
2001 Stephanie O'Mahony  
2000 Julie Mann Illawarra Kareelah
1999 Colin Price Central Coast
1998 Rachel Benton-Doyle  
1997 Steve Truscott  
1996 Rex Powell  
1995 Amber Barr Garingal
1994 Judith O'Connor