1947 Brownlow Medal

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1947 Brownlow Medal
WinnerBert Deacon (Carlton)
23 votes

The 1947 Brownlow Medal was the 20th year the award was presented to the player adjudged the fairest and best player during the Victorian Football League (VFL) home and away season.[1] Bert Deacon of the Carlton Football Club won the medal by polling twenty-three votes during the 1947 VFL season.[2]

Leading votegetters[edit]

Player Votes
1st Bert Deacon (Carlton) 23
2nd Harold Bray (St Kilda) 21
=3rd Wally Culpitt (Hawthorn) 18
Ron Bywater (South Melbourne)
5th Fred Flanagan (Geelong) 17
=6th Fred Hughson (Fitzroy) 16
Don Cordner (Melbourne)
8th Bill Morris (Richmond) 14
9th Bill Hutchison (Essendon) 13
=10th Noel Jarvis (Fitzroy) 12
Kevin Dynon (North Melbourne)
Bill Williams (South Melbourne)


  1. ^ Lovett, Michael (ed.). AFL Record Season Guide 2009. Docklands, Victoria: Slattery Media Group. p. 496. ISBN 978-0-9805162-6-5.
  2. ^ "1947 Brownlow Medal". AFL Tables. Retrieved 4 November 2016.