NRL’s finest tie one on with Twitter at the Dally M awards

By Jonno Simpson
Tuesday, 30 September 2014

For the first time ever, the rugby league #DallyM Player of the Year Award has ended in a tie. In one of the most exciting counts ever, Jarryd Hayne (@jarrydhayne_1) and Johnathan Thurston both finished on 32 points to be awarded joint winners of the NRL’s biggest individual honour.

Here’s how the @NRL announced the historic result on Twitter:

It is Thurston’s third Dally M Player of the Year award it ensures his position as one of the game’s greatest ever players.


Here’s our look at some of the highlights from the @NRLs Vine 360 Booth including the winners themselves:


Some of Australia’s biggest stars also strutted their stuff in the Vine 360 Booth:



Greg Inglis (@Greg_Inglis) was King of the Kids on the night, taking a few spins in the Vine 360 Booth with some special guest youngsters from The Children’s Hospital, as well as his beautiful partner:



The most mentioned players on the night were:

NRL’s finest tie one on with Twitter at the Dally M awards

Want to see more from the 2014 #DallyM? @SydConfidential were on the red carpet capturing all the stars with the Twitter Mirror. Here are a few of our fave pics:



So with the party over, attention now moves to the #NRLGF this Sunday as @SSFCRABBITOHS take on the @NRL_Bulldogs at @ANZStadium. It’s set to be the biggest Grand Final on Twitter ever, so follow our #NRLFinals Twitter List to make sure you don’t miss a thing.