Mariners Medal tickets selling fast

Tickets for the fourth annual Central Coast Mariners Medal dinner at the Mingara Recreation Club on Friday, 6 March are on sale and selling fast, with Mariners members and supporters invited to commemorate the club’s recent Hyundai A-League season and look forward to a first campaign in Asia.

Tickets for the fourth annual Central Coast Mariners Medal dinner at the Mingara Recreation Club on Friday, 6 March are on sale and selling fast, with Mariners members and supporters invited to commemorate the club-s recent Hyundai A-League season and look forward to a first campaign in Asia.

For $130, Mariners members and supporters will be able to enjoy the opulence and glamour of one of the marquee evenings of the Central Coast social calendar, where the Mariners will crown their player of the year, as voted by the players, with the prestigious Mariners Medal.

Tickets include a three-course meal and drinks in addition to live entertainment and a chance to mix it with the Mariners playing squad and coaching staff shortly before they embark on their maiden continental quest.

Aside from the Mariners Medal, other awards to be presented on the evening are the Goal of the Year, as voted by the Marinators, the Mariners- vocal supporters group, the Chairman-s Award, which is presented to a club person that has demonstrated excellence in their chosen field and the Golden Boot, which this season has been won by Matt Simon thanks to his record eleven-goal haul.

To secure a seat at the fourth annual Mariners Medal dinner, members and supporters can download an invitation HERE and RSVP to Cassandra Palasty at cpalasty@ccmariners.com.au or on 02 4353 7200 by Monday, 2 March.

"We-re again looking forward to a fantastic evening at the Mingara Recreation Club, who we thank again for their tremendous support of the Mariners Medal and our club generally," said Mariners Executive Chairman Lyall Gorman.

"The Mariners Medal has become one of the more memorable evenings of the local social calendar and this year promises to be no different as we reflect on what was another successful Hyundai A-League season in many respects and look forward to a very exciting and challenging AFC Champions League campaign.

"I encourage our members and supporters to join us for what will be a fitting evening to farewell the season that was and turn over a new leaf in respect to the fast approaching AFC Champions League."

Mariners Medal Honour Roll

Mariners Medal 2005/06 - Michael Beauchamp 2006/07 - Danny Vukovic 2007/08 - Mile Jedinak

Golden Boot 2005/06 - Stewart Petrie 2006/07 - Adam Kwasnik 2007/08 - Sasho Petrovski

Chairman-s Award 2005/06 - Benjamin Coonan & John Hutchinson 2006/07 - Joe Spiteri 2007/08 - Steve Frame

Marinators Goal of the Year 2005/06 - Noel Spencer, Rd. 1 vs. Perth Glory 2006/07 - Tom Pondeljak, Rd. 9 vs. Perth Glory 2007/08 - Mile Jedinak, Rd. 18 vs. Melbourne Victory

The Mariners will next be in action in a competitive fixture for the kick off of the AFC Champions League 2009 at Central Coast Stadium against Korean FA Cup winners Pohang Steelers on Wednesday, 11 March. Kick off is at 8pm.

Tickets are on sale and available for purchase from any Ticketek outlet, from the Ticketek website - www.ticketek.com.au, or via phone on 132 849.