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Ellis' Selflessness pays off

DOING HIS BIT: Somerset's Bailey Ellis gives up his time after his under 18 game to referee multiple junior games each week.  Picture: Jarryd McGuane, The Advocate. 

THE willingness to referee multiple games a weekend on top of playing has seen Somerset's Bailey Ellis become the latest NWBU McDonald's The Advocate Player of the Round award recipient. 

The 16-year-old plays for the Heat's under 18 boys side as a centre or a forward and then trades in his jersey for his umpiring uniform for under 12 and under 14 games. 

Read the full story on The Advocate website.

Story by Jarryd McGuane, The Advocate