Brownlow Medal

Brownlow Medal News

Every year in the weeks before the AFL Grand Final there is a flurry of activity in the news about Brownlow favourites and predictions about who will win the Brownlow Medal. Keep updated with the Brownlow News headlines below.

Nathan Brown: Ablett could win a Brownlow
Former Western Bulldogs and Richmond Tigers forward Nathan Brown believes that Gary Ablett can win another Brownlow Medal at Geelong. MORE: Ask the Rover: Is Ablett past his use-by date? | Damian Cupido's football journey bigger than Burke and Wills ...


Nat Fyfe leads Australia to victory in first International Rules series clash against Ireland
NAT Fyfe showed he is back to his Brownlow Medal-winning best as Australia on Sunday snapped its International Rules drought in Adelaide. With the 2015 Brownlow winner starring in 33-degree heat — and goalkeeper Brendon Goddard playing his sweeping role ...


Draft class countdown: 2
The prolific ball winner was retrospectively awarded the 2012 Brownlow medal late in 2016, tied with Richmond’s Trent Cotchin, to become the fifth player from the ‘01 draft to claim the AFL’s highest individual honour. The Hawks’ second selection ...


AFL draft 2017: Cam Rayner on the potential of going Pick 1 and the prospect of moving interstate
But reigning Brownlow Medal winner Dustin Martin is the most frequently-used comparison. And for good reason. He’s powerful, breaks tackles and — most notably — has the haircut. “I haven’t necessarily modelled my game on him,” Rayner says.


Draft gems of the Pies’ past
A ball magnet with a laid back approach, Swan steered the Magpies in the midfield to their 2010 premiership feat, before claiming the prized Brownlow Medal the following year. Add in three best and fairest trophies, five All-Australians and 258 AFL games ...


Howe hopes for AFL mark of the year review
Magpies president Eddie McGuire quickly called for an overhaul of the system after the Brownlow Medal ceremony snub that left Howe visibly stunned. “Nuh,” Howe replied with a laugh when asked if he was over the shock result on Monday. “No ...


Some of the AFL’s modern day greats have slipped through to the second round of the AFL Draft
A premiership player in 2006 and Brownlow Medal runner-up in 2005 and 2007 and third in 2006 and All-Australian in 2007. Petrie will be fondly remembered by North Melbourne fans during his 316 games in blue and white while Cornes is a Power legend after ...


Punt Road to glory: QF
If there were any doubts, Martin underlined how his mix of brute force and class is tailor-made for September. The Brownlow Medal favourite finished with 28 possessions, nine inside 50s, seven tackles and six clearances, but it was his game-high six score ...


Fyfe hopes for big 2018
Fyfe returned from a broken leg in 2017, building his form through the year and showing glimpses of his magnificent Brownlow Medal-winning form in the second half of the season. The 26-year-old said if he could maintain the fitness and touch he had built ...


Sophie Monk and Hamish Blake celebrate YES vote
"You’re sending a very clear message of equal but different," the Kath and Kim star told the panel before comparing it to an AFL player winning an award for "the civil acknowledgment of your very excellent effort" instead of the the Brownlow Medal.


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