JOVESA Makasiale and Maraia Kolinisau were named best male and female players during the Covenant Sports Ministry awards night at the Vine Yard Restaurant on Friday night.
Witnessed by 300 guests, Makasiale walked away as the Best Covenant Brothers rugby player while Kolinisau who represented Nasinu at the Inter-District Championship is the top Covenant Sisters netball player.
The Covenant Brothers Rugby Club is affiliated with the Suva Rugby Union.
The side was one of the eight Escott Shield quarterfinalists.
The Sisters side competed in the Nasinu Netball Association club competition this season.
Covenant Sports Ministry founder and patron Reverend Tuikoro Kolinisau said the event was organised to recognise the achievements of players this season.
"This is our second awards night," he said.
"We organised this just to thank the rugby and netball players for their contribution in sports this season."
Meanwhile, Remi Naqali, Mereani Tupou, Mei Rokovasa, Akanisi Drikibau were recognised for representing the Nasinu U21 netball team.
Kolinio Tamanitoakula, Lea Matayavusa, Tubola Waqalevu, Semisi Saitadra, Ananaia Rabulu and Digicel Fiji 7s captain Osea Kolinisau were also awarded for representing the Suva rugby side and the Fiji 7s team.
Former Fiji 7s skipper Setefano Cakau was also present at the event.
* Most Improved Player — George Banner (Brothers);
* Most Improved Player — Doreen Kolinisau (Sisters);
* Rookie of the Year — Malakai Tusoba (Brothers);
* Most Improved Team — Sisters U19;
* Manager of the Year — Sisters — Mrs Mere Waqalevu;
* Coach of the Year — Sakaraia Labalaba;
* Best Veteran Player — Sovaia Bukarau;
* Progressive Veteran — Vitorina Rokoqiqi;
* Best Player U19 — Loraini Tukana (Sisters); and
* Progressive Player U19 — Esther Jane (Sisters).