1979 Brownlow Medal

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1979 Brownlow Medal
Date 24 September
Location Southern Cross Ballroom
Winner Peter Moore (Collingwood)
22 votes
Television/Radio coverage
Network Seven Network

The 1979 Brownlow Medal was awarded to Peter Moore from the Collingwood Football Club as the fairest and best player during the 1979 Victorian Football League home-and-away season.

Leading votegetters[edit]

Player Votes
1st Peter Moore (Collingwood) 22
2nd Garry Wilson (Fitzroy) 21
3rd Robert Flower (Melbourne) 19
4th Barry Round (Sydney) 17
5th Gary Dempsey (North Melbourne) 16
6th Ross Glendinning (North Melbourne) 14
=7th Rene Kink* (Collingwood)
Terry Daniher (Essendon)
Mark Maclure (Carlton)
Robbert Klomp (Carlton)
Jeff Dunne (St Kilda)
  • * ineligible to win the medal due to suspension by the VFL Tribunal during the season.


  • AFL Record Season Guide 2009