Doig Medal

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The Doig Medal is the best and fairest award given out to the player considered best and fairest during a season for the Fremantle Football Club in the AFL.

It was named after the legendary Fremantle footballing family, the Doigs, who have had over 17 members play league football for East Fremantle or South Fremantle in the WAFL. The most famous is George Doig who has been inducted in the Australian Football Hall of Fame.[1]

Eight different players won the award between 1995 and 2002 until Peter Bell won his second medal in 2003.[2] Following Bell's third medal in 2004, Matthew Pavlich won four consecutive medals to hold the record of six medals in total.[3]

Year Winner Runner Up
2013 Nathan Fyfe[4] David Mundy
2012 Ryan Crowley Chris Mayne
2011 Matthew Pavlich Nathan Fyfe
2010 David Mundy Aaron Sandilands
2009 Aaron Sandilands Matthew Pavlich
2008 Matthew Pavlich Aaron Sandilands
2007 Matthew Pavlich Antoni Grover
2006 Matthew Pavlich Peter Bell and Michael Johnson
2005 Matthew Pavlich Peter Bell and Shane Parker
2004 Peter Bell Paul Hasleby
2003 Peter Bell Matthew Pavlich
2002 Matthew Pavlich Peter Bell
2001 Peter Bell Heath Black
2000 Troy Cook Paul Hasleby
1999 Adrian Fletcher Tony Modra
1998 Jason Norrish Adrian Fletcher
1997 Dale Kickett Shane Parker
1996 Stephen O'Reilly Dale Kickett
1995 Peter Mann Dale Kickett


  1. ^ George Doig - Condolence Statement by WA Premier Alan Carpenter (29 November 2006)
  2. ^ Ahmed, Nabila & Ryan, Melissa (4 October 2003) Buckley is Magpies best, again
  3. ^ Hagdorn, Kim (4 October 2008) Fremantle skipper Matthew Pavlich wins fifth Doig Medal
  4. ^ Kastanis, Costa (17 November 2013). "Fyfe wins the Doig Medal".