Bulldogs B&F Announced
TOM LIBERATORE has been rewarded for his standout season, winning his maiden Charles Sutton Medal at the Western Bulldogs’ best and fairest count at Crown Palladium on Wednesday night.
Just 24 hours after being selected in the All Australian squad for the first time, the midfielder won his club’s most prestigious award by a comprehensive 67 votes, ahead of second year player Jack Macrae.
After a slow start due to a back injury, skipper Ryan Griffen finished the season strongly to place third in the best and fairest, while former rookie Luke Dahlhaus was rewarded for his best season with a top-four finish.
ESPs Ryan Griffen and Mitch Wallis polled in the top ten for the Charles Sutton medal.
2014 Charles Sutton Medal tally
1. Tom Liberatore (235 votes)
2. Jack Macrae (168)
3. Ryan Griffen (154)
4. Luke Dahlhaus (138)
5. Robert Murphy (133)
6. Dale Morris (124)
7. Matthew Boyd (118)
8. Stewart Crameri (117)
9. Liam Picken (112)
10. Mitch Wallis (99)
Gary Dempsey medallist (third place): Ryan Griffen
John Schultz Community Award: Will Minson