After an injury-plagued start to the season, Richmond’s vice-captain has established himself among the competition’s elite.
Enjoying more time in the forward half in 2015, Deledio has kicked 25 goals while still managing to regularly accumulate more than 20 disposals per game with an elite disposal efficiency. He showed his class in round 16 against St Kilda, racking up 28 disposals, eight marks and slotting three goals.
The key defender is enjoying another great season down back, and continues to be one of the club’s most important players.
Fresh off signing a four-year deal to stay a Tiger, Rance has continued to flourish playing on some of the best forwards in the game.
The 25-year-old topped the AFL for one percenters, while ranking in the top ten at Richmond for disposals in 2015.
The dynamic on-baller has enjoyed another consistent season with the Tigers, averaging 26 disposals and a goal per game.
Known as one of the competition’s most damaging outside midfielders, Martin’s improvement came in his defensive work, with the 24-year-old ranking third at Richmond for tackles in 2015.
He showed his class against the Giants in round 14 where he picked up 28 possessions, laid a massive ten tackles and also kicked a goal.
The Most Valuable Player of 2015 will be crowned at the AFL Players’ MVP Awards on Tuesday, September 15. The event will be broadcast live on Fox Footy.
Which three Saints will be nominated for the AFL Players’ MVP Award? Find out at aflplayers.com.au on Tuesday.