There was been some early controversy at the Dally M Medal, with St George Illawarra’s Mathew Feagai a surprise winner of the NRL’s Try of the Year for his matchwinning effort against the Roosters in Round 12.
It was thought Newcastle flyer Dominic Young was a certainty to take out the award for his gravity-defying try in the corner against the Dragons in round 27.
One fan wrote on X: “How is that try of the year? I’ve seen better tries every week. Dom Young had the best try.”
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Another simply said: “Dom Young robbed.”
One disgruntled fan wrote: “This was just luck with a jaxson paulo assist. Dom young robbed so bad.”
Another said: “Dom Young’s try is probably the best finish there’s ever been…