Carji Greeves Medal

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The Carji Greeves Medal is a name given in recent decades to an Australian rules football award given to the player(s) adjudged Club Champion for the Geelong Football Club for the season.

Edward 'Carji' Greeves was a champion Geelong footballer who won the inaugural Brownlow Medal in 1924, for the Best and fairest player in the Victorian Football League.

Recipients[edit]

^ Denotes current player
+ Player won Brownlow Medal in same season
Season Recipient(s)
1897 McShane, JoeJoe McShane (1)
1898 Not awarded
1899 Not awarded
1900 Not awarded
1901 Not awarded
1902 Not awarded
1903 Rankin, TeddyTeddy Rankin (1)
1904 Not awarded
1905 Young, HenryHenry Young (1)
1906 Young, HenryHenry Young (2)
1907 Not awarded
1908 Not awarded
1909 Not awarded
1910 Grigg, DickDick Grigg (1)
1911 Grigg, DickDick Grigg (2)
1912 Not awarded
1913 Not awarded
1914 Grigg, DickDick Grigg (3)
1915 Eason, AlecAlec Eason (1)
1916 None[a]
1917 Rankin, BertBert Rankin (1)
1918 Not awarded
1919 Not awarded
1920 Jones, JockieJockie Jones (1)
1921 McCarter, BillyBilly McCarter (1)
1922 Johns, KeithKeith Johns (1)
1923 McCarter, BillyBilly McCarter (2)
1924 Not awarded
1925 Not awarded
1926 Not awarded
1927 Todd, GeorgeGeorge Todd (1)
1928 Hickey, RegReg Hickey (1)
1929 Not awarded
1930 Todd, GeorgeGeorge Todd (2)
1931 Todd, GeorgeGeorge Todd (3)
1932 Moloney, GeorgeGeorge Moloney (1)
1933[b] Hardiman, LesLes Hardiman (1)
1934 Hickey, RegReg Hickey (2)
1935 Hawking, FredFred Hawking (1)
1936 Quinn, TomTom Quinn (1)
1937 Quinn, TomTom Quinn (2)
1938 Arklay, TomTom Arklay (1)
1939 Grant, JackJack Grant (1)
Dean, LeoLeo Dean (1)
1940 Arklay, TomTom Arklay (2)
1941 Knight, JimJim Knight (1)
1942 None[c]
1943 None
1944 Munday, JimJim Munday (1)
1945 Fitzgerald, JimJim Fitzgerald (1)
1946 Mahon, GeoffGeoff Mahon (1)
1947 White, LindsayLindsay White (1)
1948 Morrison, BruceBruce Morrison (1)
1949 Flanagan, FredFred Flanagan (1)
1950 Hyde, JohnJohn Hyde (1)
1951 Smith, BernieBernie Smith+ (1)
1952 Williams, GeoffGeoff Williams (1)
1953 Pianto, PeterPeter Pianto (1)
1954 Sharp, NormNorm Sharp (1)
1955 Williams, GeoffGeoff Williams (2)
1956 Smith, BernieBernie Smith (2)
1957 Davis, BobBob Davis (1)
1958 O'Neill, JohnJohn O'Neill (1)
1959 Rice, ColinColin Rice (1)
1960 Wooller, FredFred Wooller (1)
1961 West, RoyRoy West (1)
1962 Lord, AlistairAlistair Lord+ (1)
1963 Farmer, GrahamGraham Farmer (1)
1964 Farmer, GrahamGraham Farmer (2)
1965 Marshall, DenisDenis Marshall (1)
1966 Walker, PeterPeter Walker (1)
1967 Goggin, BillBill Goggin (1)
1968 Newman, JohnJohn Newman (1)
1969 Wade, DougDoug Wade (1)
1970 Goggin, BillBill Goggin (2)
1971 Clarke, DavidDavid Clarke (1)
1972 Nankervis, IanIan Nankervis (1)
1973 Nankervis, BruceBruce Nankervis (1)
1974 Nankervis, BruceBruce Nankervis (2)
1975 Newman, JohnJohn Newman (2)
1976 Nankervis, IanIan Nankervis (2)
1977 Nankervis, IanIan Nankervis (3)
1978 Clarke, DavidDavid Clarke (2)
1979 Clarke, DavidDavid Clarke (3)
1980 Blake, RodRod Blake (1)
1981 Featherby, PeterPeter Featherby (1)
1982 Mossop, JohnJohn Mossop (1)
1983 Card, RayRay Card (1)
1984 Ablett, Sr., GaryGary Ablett, Sr. (1)
1985 Williams, GregGreg Williams (1)
1986 Couch, PaulPaul Couch (1)
1987 Bos, MarkMark Bos (1)
1988 Bos, MarkMark Bos (2)
1989 Couch, PaulPaul Couch+ (2)
1990 Stoneham, BarryBarry Stoneham (1)
1991 Hocking, GarryGarry Hocking (1)
1992 Hinkley, KenKen Hinkley (1)
1993 Hocking, GarryGarry Hocking (2)
1994 Hocking, GarryGarry Hocking (3)
1995 Couch, PaulPaul Couch (3)
1996 Hocking, GarryGarry Hocking (4)
1997 Pickering, LiamLiam Pickering (1)
1998 Riccardi, PeterPeter Riccardi (1)
1999 Graham, BenBen Graham (1)
2000 King, StevenSteven King (1)
2001 Sanderson, BrentonBrenton Sanderson (1)
2002 King, StevenSteven King (2)
2003 Scarlett, MatthewMatthew Scarlett^ (1)
2004 Ling, CameronCameron Ling (1)
2005 Corey, JoelJoel Corey^ (1)
2006 Chapman, PaulPaul Chapman^ (1)
2007[1] Ablett, Jr., GaryGary Ablett, Jr. (1)
2008[2][3] Corey, JoelJoel Corey^ (2)
2009 Ablett, Jr., GaryGary Ablett, Jr.+ (2)
Enright, CoreyCorey Enright^ (1)
2010[4] Selwood, JoelJoel Selwood^ (1)
2011 Enright, CoreyCorey Enright^ (2)
2012 Hawkins, TomTom Hawkins^ (1)
2013 Selwood, JoelJoel Selwood^ (2)

Multiple winners[edit]

^ Denotes current player
Player Medals Seasons
Hocking, GarryGarry Hocking 4 1991, 1993, 1994, 1996
Clarke, DavidDavid Clarke 3 1971, 1978, 1979
Couch, PaulPaul Couch 3 1986, 1989, 1995
Grigg, DickDick Grigg 3 1910, 1911, 1914
Nankervis, IanIan Nankervis 3 1972, 1976, 1977
Todd, GeorgeGeorge Todd 3 1927, 1930, 1931
Ablett, Jr., GaryGary Ablett, Jr. 2 2007, 2009
Arklay, TomTom Arklay 2 1938, 1940
Bos, MarkMark Bos 2 1987, 1988
Corey, JoelJoel Corey^ 2 2005, 2008
Enright, CoreyCorey Enright^ 2 2009, 2011
Farmer, GrahamGraham Farmer 2 1963, 1964
Goggin, BillBill Goggin 2 1967, 1970
Hickey, RegReg Hickey 2 1928, 1934
King, StevenSteven King 2 2000, 2002
McCarter, BillyBilly McCarter 2 1921, 1923
Nankervis, BruceBruce Nankervis 2 1973, 1974
Newman, JohnJohn Newman 2 1968, 1975
Quinn, TomTom Quinn 2 1936, 1937
Smith, BernieBernie Smith 2 1951, 1956
Selwood, JoelJoel Selwood^ 2 2010, 2013
Williams, GeoffGeoff Williams 2 1952, 1955
Young, HenryHenry Young 2 1905, 1906

Notes[edit]

  • a The Geelong Football Club did not participate in the 1916 VFL season because of World War I.
  • b The award was known at the time as the Theo Lewis Cup.[5]
  • c The Geelong Football Club did not participate in the 1942 and 1943 VFL seasons because of World War II.

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ "Gary Ablett wins Geelong's best and fairest". Herald Sun. news.com.au. 4 October 2007. Retrieved 11 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Corey wins second best and fairest". Herald Sun. news.com.au. 3 October 2008. Retrieved 11 January 2012. 
  3. ^ Williams, Rebecca (2 October 2008). "Joel Corey beats Gary Ablett to win Cats' B & F". Australian Football League. AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 11 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Selwood wins first Geelong B&F". Australian Football League. AFL BigPond Network. 30 September 2010. Retrieved 11 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "GEELONG CLUB.". The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) (Melbourne, Vic.: National Library of Australia). 17 January 1934. p. 11. Retrieved 11 January 2012. 

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