The Best & Fairest players for the University of Melbourne at InterVarsity Hockey are awarded the Russell Hagg Trophy (Men's) and Trina M. Dreher Trophy (Women's).
These awards are named in honour of the players who have recieved the most Blues for Hockey (Russell Hagg six Full Blues 1957-62; Trina Dreher five Full Blues 1989-90, 92-94, and a Half Blue in 1988). They were first awarded in 2012.
The players vote after each match, and the tally of these votes are used to award a 5-4-3-2-1 (with 5 being best-on-ground) for each match. Where there is a tie, the award is shared.
|Year||Russell Hagg Trophy||Trina M. Dreher Trophy|
|2012||Oscar Wookey||Tegan Brown & Bronwyn Pitt|
|2013||Joel Hamilton||Claire Sutterby|
|2014||George Hurley||Tegan Brown|
|2015||George Hurley||Phoebe Ulrick|
|2016||Gus Ryder||Morgan de Man|
|2017||John-John Dupont||Zoe Gurr|
Trina Dreher with Bronwyn Pitt (left) and Tegan Brown (right)
Also noteworthy are best-on-ground performances in a victorious Gold Medal match.