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.

Where will the Brownlow Medal be held this year?
Footy’s night of nights could go from a ‘red carpet’ to ‘red dirt’ in options being considered for the reimagined Brownlow Medal.


Essendon midfielder Dylan Shiel tipped as Brownlow Medal contender after hot start
Dylan Shiel’s red-hot start to the season has caught the attention of at least one expert, who believes the Essendon midfielder can contend for the Brownlow Medal.


Brownlow Medal champion Sam Mitchell set to play in VAFA
The 37-year-old Brownlow Medal champion’s appearance on the VAFA clearance register on the weekend has lifted eyebrows in the Ammos. Hawthorn Amateurs are in Division 2 and one potential opponent said ...


What will happen to Brownlow Medal night?
What will happen to Brownlow Medal night in 2020? With the uncertainty that COVID-19 has placed on the season as a whole, the Brownlow setup at Crown Palladium as we know it must be in major doubt.


The Big Read: After false dawns, Gold Coast Suns are slowly rising
Fear them, or fold 'em. That's been the general consensus about the Gold Coast Suns if you trudge through footy forums ever since their inception in 2011.


Shane Crawford’s early Brownlow Medal favourite
Brisbane star Lachie Neale is Shane Crawford’s early Brownlow Medal favourite. Neale is averaging 29.5 disposals per game which is incredible given the quarters have been cut to 16 minutes this season ...


AFL coronavirus: No premiership or Brownlow Medal in 2020, says Dennis Cometti
No premier should be crowned and no Brownlow Medal should be awarded in 2020, says football broadcasting great Dennis Cometti. The legendary commentator, who has been semi-retired for several ...


Fyfe has two Brownlows – but AFL legend doesn’t consider him to be a ‘champion’
AFL great Mick Malthouse has once again taken aim at Fremantle star Nat Fyfe, outlining the two-time Brownlow Medal winner shouldn’t be considered a “champion” of the game. Earlier this week ...


Brownlow medal integrity has been compromised by jumper punch ban, says Garry Lyon
The integrity of the Brownlow Medal for the best and fairest player has been compromised over the AFL's recent crackdown on jumper-punching, according to Footy Classified panellist Garry Lyon.


'Not out of the question': Could Rowell win the Brownlow?
Gavin Wanganeen - who won the Brownlow Medal at 20 - says it's not out of the question that Matt Rowell could go one better and claim the game's highest individual honour at 19. Rowell ...


Carlton's Bruce Doull deserves legend status
In contrast defenders, often unsung in individual awards such as the Brownlow Medal, have been ignored. The late Ted Whitten senior and Fitzroy great Kevin Murray are the only legends to fill ...


Dennis Cometti Clarifies His Comments About Not Awarding A Flag Or Brownlow In 2020
Footy royalty Dennis Cometti has clarified his comments earlier this week about not awarding a premiership or Brownlow Medal this year, saying he’s more worried about the AFL focusing too much ...


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