2011 AFL Rising Star

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2011 NAB AFL Rising Star
Dyson Heppell 2017.2.jpg
Dyson Heppell, winner of the 2011 Rising Star, playing in June 2017
Sponsored by National Australia Bank
Date 1 September
Country Australia
Ron Evans medallist Dyson Heppell (Essendon)

The NAB AFL Rising Star award is given annually to a stand out young player in the Australian Football League.[1] The 2011 award was won by Dyson Heppell of the Essendon Football Club, who received the Ron Evans Medal.

Eligibility[edit]

Every round, an Australian Football League rising star nomination is given to a stand out young player. To be eligible for nomination, a player must be under 21 on 1 January of that year and have played 10 or fewer senior games before the start of the season; a player who is suspended may be nominated, but is not eligible to win the award. At the end of the year, one of the 24 nominees is the winner of award.[1]

Nominations[edit]

Round Player Club Ref.
1 Dyson Heppell Essendon [2]
2 Luke Shuey West Coast [3]
3 Mitch Duncan Geelong [4]
4 Jasper Pittard Port Adelaide [5]
5 Brandon Matera Gold Coast [6]
6 Jack Darling West Coast [7]
7 Zac Smith Gold Coast [8]
8 Shane Savage Hawthorn [9]
9 Reece Conca Richmond [10]
10 Jack Steven St Kilda [11]
11 Jordan Gysberts Melbourne [12]
12 Sam Reid Sydney [13]
13 Daniel Menzel Geelong [14]
14 David Swallow Gold Coast [15]
15 Luke Breust Hawthorn [16]
16 Jake Batchelor Richmond [17]
17 Trent McKenzie Gold Coast [18]
18 Allen Christensen Geelong [19]
19 Andrew Gaff West Coast [20]
20 Zac Clarke Fremantle [21]
21 Luke Dahlhaus Western Bulldogs [22]
22 Alex Fasolo Collingwood [23]
23 Sam Blease Melbourne [24]
24 Liam Jones Western Bulldogs [25]

Final voting[edit]

Player Club Votes
1 Dyson Heppell Essendon 44
2 Luke Shuey West Coast 37
3 Zac Smith Gold Coast 21
4 David Swallow Gold Coast 18
5 Jack Darling West Coast 6
6 Sam Reid Sydney 5
7 Andrew Gaff West Coast 1
Trent McKenzie Gold Coast 1
Daniel Menzel Geelong 1
Jack Steven St Kilda 1
Source: AFL Record Season Guide 2015[26]

References[edit]

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  4. ^ Holmesby, Luke (12 April 2011). "NAB AFL Rising Star round three: Mitch Duncan". AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  5. ^ Holmesby, Luke (19 April 2011). "NAB AFL Rising Star round four: Jasper Pittard". AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  6. ^ Holmesby, Luke (17 April 2011). "NAB AFL Rising Star round five: Brandon Matera". AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  7. ^ Holmesby, Luke (3 May 2011). "NAB AFL Rising Star round six: Jack Darling". AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  8. ^ Edwards, Nat (10 May 2011). "NAB AFL Rising Star round seven: Zac Smith". AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  9. ^ Holmesby, Luke (17 May 2011). "NAB AFL Rising Star round eight: Shane Savage". AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  10. ^ Holmesby, Luke (23 May 2011). "NAB AFL Rising Star round nine: Reece Conca". AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  11. ^ Holmesby, Luke (31 May 2011). "NAB AFL Rising Star round 10: Jack Steven". AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  12. ^ Holmesby, Luke (7 June 2011). "NAB AFL Rising Star round 11: Jordan Gysberts". AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  13. ^ "NAB AFL Rising Star round 12: Sam Reid". AFL BigPond Network. 14 June 2011. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
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  18. ^ Holmesby, Luke (19 July 2011). "Kicking On". AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 19 July 2011. 
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  21. ^ Holmesby, Luke (9 August 2011). "Hoop dreams". AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  22. ^ Holmesby, Luke (16 August 2011). "Haus rules". AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 16 August 2011. 
  23. ^ Holmesby, Luke (23 August 2011). "New cult hero". AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 23 August 2011. 
  24. ^ Holmesby, Luke (30 August 2011). "The long road". AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 30 August 2011. 
  25. ^ Witham, Jennifer (5 September 2011). "Young Dog nominated". AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 5 September 2011. 
  26. ^ Lovett, Michael, ed. (February 2015). AFL Record Season Guide 2015. Melbourne, Victoria: AFL Media. p. 606.