Five of TLA’s footballers finished within the top 10 of the count: Nat Fyfe (1st – 33 votes), Patrick Cripps (=3rd – 26 votes), Lachie Neale (=3rd – 26 votes), Marcus Bontempelli (=8th – 22 votes) and Dayne Zorko (10th – 19 votes).
A further four players topped their respective club tallies, including Greater Western Sydney’s Stephen Coniglio (=13th – 17 votes), Essendon’s Zach Merrett (=16th – 16 votes), Port Adelaide’s Travis Boak (=16th – 16 votes) and Hawthorn’s Jaeger O’Meara (=32nd – 11 votes).
Earlier in the night, GIANTS’ Stephen Coniglio was honoured with the Jim Stynes Community Leadership Award.
The AFL’s 2019 “Night of Nights” was also the first time that TLA’s Hamish McLachlan hosted the coverage for Channel 7, taking the reins from the great Bruce McAvaney for the much-coveted MC role.
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