Dons, Lions & Dockers Announce MVP Nominees

Dons, Lions & Dockers Announce MVP Nominees

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Essendon, Brisbane and Fremantle’s three nominees have been announced in the lead up to the AFL Players’ Association MVP awards on Tuesday, September 13.

The nomination for the MVP Award is a two-stage process. The first involves players nominating three teammates for the award, before three nominees from every club are presented to the wider playing group for a vote to decide the winner. Players cannot vote for their own teammates in stage two of the process.

See the first batch of nominees for the Leigh Matthews Trophy, Best First Year Player, Most Courageous and Best Captain are below:

Essendon

MVP NOMINEES: Zach Merrett, Brendon Goddard and James Kelly

BEST FIRST YEAR NOMINEE: Darcy Parish

MOST COURAGEOUS NOMINEE: Patrick Ambrose

CAPTAIN: Brendon Goddard

Brisbane

MVP NOMINEES: Dayne Zorko, Tom Rockliff and Mitch Robinson

BEST FIRST YEAR NOMINEE: Josh Schache

MOST COURAGEOUS NOMINEE: Mitch Robinson

CAPTAIN: Tom Rockliff

Fremantle

MVP NOMINEES: Lachie Neale, Michael Walters and Stephen Hill

BEST FIRST YEAR NOMINEE: Sam Collins

MOST COURAGEOUS NOMINEE: Aaron Sandilands

CAPTAIN: David Mundy

Stay tuned for Gold Coast, Carlton and Richmond’s nominees tomorrow.

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