The AFL club champions 2019 (with notes)

 

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The scoreboard at Northampton hometown of Carlton club champion Patrick Cripps. Photo by Les Everett

Most 2019 club champions didn’t make the All-Australian team – probably happens every year – this and other fascinating observations in Notes below… (corrections welcome).

 

Adelaide Malcolm Blight Medal

1. Brad Crouch 2. Rory Sloane 3. Rory Laird 4. Matt Crouch 5. Brodie Smith 6. Daniel Talia 7. Taylor Walker 8. Rory Atkins 9. Alex Keath 10. David Mackay.

Brisbane Merrett-Murray Medal 

1. Lachie Neale 2. Dayne Zorko 3. Hugh McCluggage 4. Jarryd Lyons 5. Daniel Rich 6. Charlie Cameron 7. Stefan Martin 8. Darcy Gardiner 9. Mitch Robinson 10. Harris Andrews.

Carlton John Nicholls Medal

1. Patrick Cripps 2. Ed Curnow 3. Lachie Plowman 4. Sam Walsh 5. Levi Cashboult 6. Jacob Weitering  7. Liam Jones 8. Marc Murphy 9. Kade Simpson 10. Sam Petrevski-Seton.

Collingwood EW Copeland Trophy

1. Brodie Grundy 2. Scott Pendlebury 3. Jack Crisp 4. Adam Treloar 5. Brayden Maynard 6. Steele Sidebottom 7. Tom Phillips 8. Jeremy Howe 9. Brody Mihocek 10. Jordan Roughead.

Essendon Crichton Medal

1. Zach Merrett 2. Dylan Shiel 3. Adam Saad 4. Conor McKenna 5. Andrew McGrath 6. Dyson Heppell  7. Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti 8. Patrick Ambrose 9. Darcy Parish 10. Michael Hurley. 

Fremantle Doig Medal

1. Nathan Fyfe 2. Michael Walters 3. Bradley Hill 4. David Mundy 5. Ed Langdon 6. Luke Ryan 7. Joel Hamling 8. Rory Lobb 9. Andrew Brayshaw 10. Darcy Tucker. 

Geelong  Carji Greeves Medal

1. Patrick Dangerfield 2. Tim Kelly 3. Tom Stewart 4. Tom Hawkins 5. Mark Blicavs 6. Luke Dahlhaus 7. Gary Ablett 8. Mitch Duncan 9. Joel Selwood 10. Gryan Miers. 

Gold Coast Suns Club Champion

1. Jarrod Witts 2. David Swallow 3. Darcy MacPherson 4. Jarrod Harbrow 5. Brayden Fiorini 6. Touk Miller 7. Anthony Miles 8. Pearce Hanley 9. Charlie Ballard 10. Jack Hombsch.

Greater Western Sydney Kevin Sheedy Medal

1. Tim Taranto 2. Jeremy Cameron 3. Jacob Hooper 4. Nick Haynes 5. Zac Williams 6. Matt de Boer 7. Lachie Whitfield 8. Toby Greene 9. Phil Davis 10. Jeremy Finlayson.

Hawthorn Peter Crimmins Medal

1. James Worpel 2. Ricky Henderson 3. Jaeger O’Meara 4. James Sicily 5. Blake Hardwick 6. Jarman Impey 7. Liam Shiels 8. Ben McEvoy 9. Luke Breust 10. Ben Stratton.

Melbourne Keith “Bluey” Truscott Memorial Trophy

1. Max Gawn & Clayton Oliver 3. Jack Viney 4. James Harmes 5. Christian Petracca 6. Bayley Fitsch 7. Christian Salem 8. Angus Brayshaw 9. Sam Frost 10. Jayden Hunt.

North Melbourne Syd Barker Medal

1. Ben Cunnington 2. Robbie Tarrant 3. Todd Goldstein 4. Trent Dumont 5. Ben Brown 6. Jack Ziebell 7. Jared Polec 8. Shaun Higgins 9. Jasper Pittard 10. Shaun Atley.

Port Adelaide John Cahill Medal

1. Travis Boak 2. Darcy Byrne-Jones 3. Dan Houston 4. Connor Rozee 5. Tom Clurey & Tom Jonas 7. Tom Rockliff 8. Ryan Burton 9. Xavier Duursma 10. Robbie Gray.

Richmond Jack Dyer Medal

1. Dion Prestia 2. Shane Edwards 3. Dylan Grimes 4. Nick Vlastuin 5. Tom Lynch 6. Dustin Martin 7. Bachar Houli 8. Kane Lambert 9. David Astbury 10. Jason Castagna &Daniel Rioli.

St Kilda Trevor Barker Award

1. Seb Ross 2. Rowan Marshall 3. Jack Steele 4. Jack Billings 5. Tim Membrey 6. Jade Gresham 7. Callum Wilkie 8. Luke Dunstan 9. Josh Bruce 10. Shane Savage.

Sydney Bob Skilton Medal

1. Dane Rampe 2. George Hewett 3. Luke Parker 4. Tom Papley 5. Callum Mills 6. Isaac Heeney 7. Jake Lloyd 8. Aliir Aliir 9. Jordan Dawson 10. Josh Kennedy.

West Coast John Worsfold Medal

1. Luke Shuey 2. Elliot Yeo 3. Brad Sheppard 4. Andrew Gaff 5. Jack Darling 6. Jeremy McGovern 7. Liam Ryan 8. Dom Sheed 9. Shannon Hurn 10. Jack Redden.

Western Bulldogs Charles Sutton Medal

1. Marcus Bontempelli 2. Josh Dunkley 3. Jack Macrae 4. Jason Johannisen 5. Caleb Daniel 6. Lachie Hunter 7. Easton Wood 8. Aaron Naughton 9. Sam Lloyd 10. Hayden Crozier.

Notes

1. Four winners have played for another AFL club. Patrick Dangerfield (Geelong, Adelaide); Lachie Neale (Brisbane, Fremantle); Dion Prestia (Richmond, Gold Coast); Jarrod Witts (Gold Coast, Collingwood).

2. The good traders. Number of players in each club’s top 10 who have been on another club’s list…

Adelaide 0; Brisbane 5; Carlton 2; Collingwood 4; Essendon 2; Fremantle 3; Geelong 3; Gold Coast 5; GWS 2; Hawthorn 3; Melbourne 1; North Melbourne 3; Port Adelaide 1; Richmond 3; St Kilda 4; Sydney 1; West Coast 2; Western Bulldogs 2.

3. The good suppliers. Number of ex-players who finished top 10 at another club in 2019.

Adelaide 4; Brisbane 5; Carlton 1; Collingwood 1; Essendon 1; Fremantle 3; Geelong 1; Gold Coast 5; GWS 9; Hawthorn 3; Melbourne 2; North Melbourne 0; Port Adelaide 4; Richmond 2; St Kilda 1; Sydney 1; West Coast 0; Western Bulldogs 6.

4. Mmmm Freo: the 2018 Doug Medal winner Lachie Neale won the 2018 Merrett-Murray at Brisbane. Two of this year’s top five in the Doig Medal want to play elsewhere in 2020.

5. Club champions in 2019 who were not All-Australians: Travis Boak (Port Adelaide); Brad Crouch (Adelaide); Ben Cunnington (North Melbourne); Zach Merrett (Essendon); Clayton Oliver (equal winner Melbourne); Dion Prestia (Richmond); Dane Rampe (Sydney); Seb Ross (St Kilda); Luke Shuey (West Coast); Tim Taranto (GWS); Jarrod Witts (Gold Coast); James Worpel (Hawthorn)

6. Where the All-Australian’s finished in their club award. Nathan Fyfe (captain, first); Tom Stewart (third); Harris Andrews (tenth); Dylan Grimes (third); Bachar Houli (seventh); Jeremy McGovern (sixth); Shannon Hurn (ninth); Marcus Bontempelli (first); Brodie Grundy (first); Patrick Cripps (first); Tim Kelly (second); Patrick Dangerfield (first); Lachie Neale (first); Michael Walters (second); Jeremy Cameron (second); Jack Darling (fifth); Tom Hawkins (fourth); Charlie Cameron (sixth); Scott Pendlebury (second); Elliot Yeo (second); Jack Macrae (third); Max Gawn (first).

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