Learmonth after a new playing coach

Steve Biggin has stepped aside as Learmonth senior coach with the club now in search of a playing leader.

MAKING WAY: Steve Biggin, pictured coaching from the sidelines this year, has made way for the club to chase a playing leader.

MAKING WAY: Steve Biggin, pictured coaching from the sidelines this year, has made way for the club to chase a playing leader.

Biggin had his second stint as senior coach of the club last season and took the team to a 10th-placed finish on the ladder.

He had previously served as a playing coach in 2004 and 2005.

STAR: Brenton Powell has claimed a record sixth senior best and fairest award following another standout season for Learmonth.

STAR: Brenton Powell has claimed a record sixth senior best and fairest award following another standout season for Learmonth.

Learmonth president Matt Hines said Biggin would still be involved with the coaching group during the 2018 Central Highlands Football League season, but had wanted the club to seek a replacement for the head role.

Meanwhile, club great Brenton Powell has claimed a sixth senior best and fairest award.

Powell’s win in the recent vote count was his fourth in succession.