1978 Brownlow Medal

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1978 Brownlow Medal
Date 25 September
Location Southern Cross Ballroom
Winner Malcolm Blight (North Melbourne)
22 votes
Television/Radio coverage
Network Seven Network

The 1978 Brownlow Medal was awarded to Malcolm Blight from the North Melbourne Football Club as the fairest and best player during the 1978 Victorian Football League home-and-away season.

Leading votegetters[edit]

Player Votes
1st Malcolm Blight (North Melbourne) 22
2nd Peter Knights (Hawthorn) 21
3rd Garry Wilson (Fitzroy) 20
4th Kevin Bartlett (Richmond) 19
5th Gary Dempsey (Western Bulldogs) 16
6th Graham Teasdale (Sydney) 15
=7th Michael Tuck (Hawthorn)
Ray Shaw (Collingwood)*
Geoff Raines (Richmond)
Robert Flower (Melbourne)
  • * ineligible to win the medal due to suspension by the VFL Tribunal during the season.


  • AFL Record Season Guide 2009