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Brayshaw’s best delivers MVP of the Month award

After the first six rounds of the AFL season, there were a number of noteworthy performances but it was Andrew Brayshaw who beat out nominees Patrick Cripps and Isaac Heeney to claim the AFLPA’s MVP of the Month award, proudly presented by Snaffle.

Brayshaw remains the only player to earn votes for the AFLCA Champion Player of the Year in every single match, evidencing his electric start to the 2022 season. His consistency sees him sit atop the leaderboard after six rounds, with another stellar performance as Fremantle’s leading disposal-getter against Carlton in Round 6 with 27, while also registering game-high numbers in tackles (eight), score involvements (nine) and pressure acts (33).

At 22 years of age and in just his fifth year, Brayshaw is mounting his case as one of the best midfielders in the competition.

Brayshaw’s ability to win the ball and efficiency of disposal have been vital for Fremantle, particularly in the absence of skipper, Nat Fyfe. Brayshaw currently sits in the top ten for disposals, inside 50s, effective disposals, metres gained and score involvements.

Averaging 30 disposals, 10 contested possessions, eight score involvements, six tackles and nearly 500 metres gained each game, the Dockers are sitting pretty in second place and Brayshaw is a big reason why.

MVP of the Month winners

Andrew Brayshaw