1999 AFL Rising Star

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The AFL Rising Star award is given annually to a stand out young player in the Australian Football League. The award is also known as the Norwich Rising Star due to sponsorship reasons. The 1999 medal was won by Sydney player Adam Goodes.

Eligibility and Nominations[edit]

Every round, an Australian Football League rising star nomination is given to a stand out young player. To be eligible for the award, a player must be under 21 on January 1 of that year, have played 10 or fewer senior games and not been suspended during the season. At the end of the year, one of the 22 nominees is the winner of award.


Round Player Club
1 Shane O'Bree Brisbane Lions
2 Adam Goodes Sydney Swans
3 Brett Backwell Carlton Blues
4 Troy Longmuir Melbourne Demons
5 Nick Davis Collingwood Magpies
6 David Gallagher Adelaide Crows
7 Dean Rioli Essendon Bombers
8 Rowan Jones West Coast Eagles
9 Simon Black Brisbane Lions
10 Brett Burton Adelaide Crows
11 Dean Solomon Essendon Bombers
12 Andrew Williams West Coast Eagles
13 Mark Johnson Essendon Bombers
14 Nathan Thompson Hawthorn Hawks
15 Andrew Shipp Fremantle Dockers
16 Marc Dragicevic Richmond Tigers
17 Luke Power Brisbane Lions
18 Paul Licuria Collingwood Magpies
19 Matthew Bode Port Adelaide Power
20 Ben Mathews Sydney Swans
21 Tim Notting Brisbane Lions
22 Lenny Hayes St Kilda Saints