2013 AFL Goal of the Year
|2013 AFL Goal of the Year|
|Winner||Lance Franklin (Hawthorn)|
The Australian Football League celebrates the best goal of the season through the annual Goal of the Year competition. In 2013, this is officially known as the British Paints AFL Goal of the Year. Each round three goals are nominated and fans are able to vote online for their favourite at the league's website. At the end of the home and away season, three finalists were selected for a final public vote, which was won by Lance Franklin for his long-range goal after hurdling over a teammate in the middle of the ground.
Winners by Round
|= Round's Winning Goal|
|3||Lance Franklin||Hawthorn||Collingwood||MCG||Big hurdle and a big goal from Buddy|
|7||Andrew Walker||Carlton||St Kilda||Etihad Stadium||Walker's four bounce goal|
|10||Gary Ablett, Jr.||Gold Coast||Geelong||Simonds Stadium||Ablett repeats a famous dose|
- Hanlon, Peter (11 September 2013). "Big grabs: contenders for mark and goal of the year". The Age. Melbourne.
- "Must watch video: Lance Franklin and Jamie Elliott claim goal and mark of the year". 29 September 2013.