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.

Jumper punch has no place in AFL but save the umpire’s bounce
Unhelpfully, the MRP’s new and welcome insight into what happens on the football field risks corrupting this year’s Brownlow Medal. That is a serious side-­effect of a decree this week from the spartan offices of AFL boss Gillon McLachlan and his ...

Studs and duds from Fremantle's 100-point belting at the hands of Adelaide
This man is likely to be the clubhouse leader in Brownlow Medal voting, and another fine display against Fremantle didn’t hurt his cause. Sloane was everywhere in the first-half demolition to set up the win, racking up 18 disposals and two goals to half ...

Fallen AFL star Ben Cousins in a 'push and shove' after an inmate took his TISSUE - as friends deny claims he was attacked for refusing to play jail footy
Cousins is widely regarded as one of the finest players of his generation, winning the Brownlow Medal in 2005, the AFL Premiership in 2006 and accruing six All-Australian team selections.

Fremantle will be without Aaron Sandilands and Ed Langdon for Round 10 clash with Adelaide
Limiting the damage of Crows forward Eddie Betts and Brownlow Medal fancy Rory Sloane are two of Fremantle’s biggest challenges. Lee Spurr has played on Betts in the past, and Lyon said it would be a team effort to stop the mercurial forward.

On This Day: Plugger bags 11
In his first season in red and white the powerhouse Lockett, officially listed at 191cm and a hulking 118kg, kicked 110 goals, won the club best and fairest in a year in which teammate and captain Paul Kelly won the Brownlow Medal, and was named in the All ...

Lack of clarity on costly review of city chiefs
The city outranked councils across NSW to take the honour which was described by mayor Kevin Mack as the equivalent of football’s Brownlow Medal. “It’s a temperature check of how you run your business, it’s a pretty arduous process,” Cr Mack told ...

Best Eagle afield: Josh Kennedy
Clearly Essendon will dominate the Brownlow Medal voting when the slip for this game is read at the count at the end of the season. So rather than finding a best-on-ground performer for West Coast, it was a matter of determining an Eagle who won his position.

Why the Geelong Cats need to get their hands dirty
With Dangerfield copping a knock early in the season, he perhaps hasn't reached his Brownlow Medal-winning heights and that has again brought the reliance on him into question. In basketball, a player like LeBron James can change an entire team ...

Jesinta Franklin on why she rejected husband Buddy's first request for a date.
former Brownlow Medal winner) Married to: Gary Ablett Jr. (Australian Rules footballer) Married to: Jimmy Bartel (Australian Rules footballer) Married to: Nick Riewoldt (Australian Rules footballer) In relationship with: Nick Kyrgios (Australian ...

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