2003 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.[1] The award was known as the National Rising Star due to sponsorship reasons. The 2003 medal was awarded to Hawthorn of the Sam Mitchell.[2][3]

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 1 January 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.[3]

Nominations[edit]

Round Player Club
1 Sam Mitchell[4] Hawthorn
2 Luke Ball[5] St Kilda
3 Trent Sporn[6] Carlton
4 Jared Brennan[7] Brisbane Lions
5 Adam Schneider[8] Sydney Swans
6 Michael Osborne[9] Hawthorn
7 Brendon Goddard[10] St Kilda
8 Ashley Sampi[11] West Coast Eagles
9 Graham Polak[12] Fremantle Dockers
10 Jarrad Waite[13] Carlton
11 Daniel Wells[14] North Melbourne
12 Brad Fisher[15] Carlton
13 Byron Schammer[16] Fremantle Dockers
14 Aaron Sandilands[17] Fremantle Dockers
15 Ted Richards[18] Essendon
16 Daniel Motlop[19] North Melbourne
17 Richard Cole[20] Collingwood
18 Lewis Roberts-Thomson[21] Sydney Swans
19 Marc Bullen[22] Essendon
20 Leigh Montagna[23] St Kilda
21 Andrew McDougall[24] West Coast Eagles
22 Ashley McGrath/Matthew Lokan[25] Brisbane Lions /Collingwood

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NAB AFL Rising Star Award". National Australia Bank. Retrieved 29 June 2010. 
  2. ^ 2003 Rising Star – Sam Mitchell: Mooroolbark kid no one wanted to know
  3. ^ a b Lovett, Michael, ed. (2010). AFL Record Season Guide 2010. Slattery Media. p. 523. ISBN 978-0-9806274-5-9. 
  4. ^ "Mitchell wins first Rising Star nomination". AFL.com.au. 1 April 2003. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  5. ^ Chong, Jordan (8 April 2003). "Ball the latest National Rising Star nominee". AFL.com.au. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  6. ^ Chong, Jordan (15 April 2003). "Sporn's a National AFL Rising Star". AFL.com.au. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  7. ^ "Brennan is round four National Rising Star". AFL.com.au. 13 April 2003. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  8. ^ "Schneider the latest National Rising Star nominee". AFL.com.au. 29 April 2003. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  9. ^ "Hawk Osborne wins National AFL Riing Star nomination". AFL.com.au. 6 May 2003. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  10. ^ "Goddard gets his due". AFL.com.au. 13 May 2003. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  11. ^ "Sampi's star is rising". AFL.com.au. 20 May 2003. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  12. ^ "Polak earns rookie gong". AFL.com.au. 27 May 2003. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  13. ^ "Waite's Rising Star wait is over". AFL.com.au. 3 June 2003. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  14. ^ "Wells the round 11 National Rising Star". AFL.com.au. 10 June 2003. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  15. ^ "Match-winner Fisher wins rookie honour". AFL.com.au. 17 June 2003. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  16. ^ "Schammer's star rises in Freo". AFL.com.au. 1 July 2003. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  17. ^ "Sandilands the latest National Rising Star Winner". AFL.com.au. 8 July 2003. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  18. ^ "Richards claims the latest Rising Star nomination". AFL.com.au. 15 July 2003. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  19. ^ "Motlop's fine work earns rookie nomination". AFL.com.au. 22 July 2003. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  20. ^ "Magpie Cole earns rookie gong". AFL.com.au. 29 July 2003. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  21. ^ "Roberts-Thompson is a Rising Star". AFL.com.au. 4 August 2003. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  22. ^ "Bullen wins latest rookie honour". AFL.com.au. 12 August 2003. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  23. ^ "Montagna claims latest rookie nomination". AFL.com.au. 19 August 2003. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  24. ^ "McDougall another Rising Star". AFL.com.au. 26 August 2003. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  25. ^ "McGrath, Lokan quinella final Rising Star". AFL.com.au. 1 September 2003. Retrieved 2 July 2010.