Panthers NYC representative Mitch Kenny won the Junior Education Award at the 2017 Merv Cartwright Medal on Wednesday night.

LIVESTREAM: 2017 MERV CARTWRIGHT MEDAL 

Kenny, 19, is studying a Bachelor of Arts and Education at the University of Technology, Sydney.

Capable at both hooker and lock, Kenny played 24 games for the Panthers NYC side in 2017 and averaged 28 tackles a game.