2014 AFL Rising Star
|2014 NAB AFL Rising Star|
|Sponsored by||National Australia Bank|
|Ron Evans medallist||Lewis Taylor (Brisbane Lions)|
The NAB AFL Rising Star award is given annually to a stand out young player in the Australian Football League. The 2014 winner was Lewis Taylor. Taylor polled one more vote than Marcus Bontempelli, making it the closest ever count.
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 23 nominees is the winner of award.
|1||Lewis Taylor||Brisbane Lions||39|
|2||Marcus Bontempelli||Western Bulldogs||38|
|3||Luke McDonald||North Melbourne||32|
|4||James Aish||Brisbane Lions||19|
|5||Kade Kolodjashnij||Gold Coast||7|
|6||Luke Dunstan||St Kilda||5|
|9||Jarman Impey||Port Adelaide||1|
|Josh Kelly||Greater Western Sydney||1|
|Source: AFL Record Season Guide 2015|
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- ^ "Suns youngster earns rising star nod". Retrieved 26 May 2014.
- ^ "Essendon youngster Zach Merrett the Round 11 AFL Rising Star nominee". Retrieved 2 June 2014.
- ^ "Joe Daniher wins NAB AFL Rising Star nomination". Retrieved 10 June 2014.
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- ^ Landsberger, Sam. "Carlton young gun Troy Menzel awarded the Round 16 Rising Star nomination after big win". Retrieved 7 July 2014.
- ^ King, Travis. "Nathan Hrovat nominated for NAB AFL Rising Star Award". Retrieved 22 July 2014.
- ^ King, Travis. "Patton becomes lucky 13th for Giants". Retrieved 28 July 2014.
- ^ King, Travis. "Lions' latest Rising Star Darcy Gardiner right at home in Brisbane". Retrieved 4 August 2014.
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- ^ "Taberner earns AFL Rising Star nomination". 25 August 2014.
- ^ Whiting, Michael (31 August 2014). "Jack Martin caps debut season with Rising Star nomination". AFL. Telstra Media. Archived from the original on 2 September 2014. Retrieved 31 August 2014.
- ^ Lovett, Michael, ed. (February 2015). AFL Record Season Guide 2015. Melbourne, Victoria: AFL Media. p. 606.