2016 AFL Rising Star

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2016 NAB AFL Rising Star
Callum Mills 2017.4.jpg
Callum Mills, winner of the 2016 Rising Star, playing in June 2017
Sponsored by National Australia Bank
Date 6 September
Location Crown Palladium
Country Australia
Ron Evans medallist Callum Mills (Sydney)

The NAB AFL Rising Star award is given annually to a stand out young player in the Australian Football League.[1] Callum Mills of Sydney was the winner with 49 votes ahead of Western Bulldogs' Caleb Daniel who received 41.[2]

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 23 nominees is the winner of award.[1]

Nominations[edit]

Round Player Club Ref.
1 Clayton Oliver Melbourne [3]
2 Darcy Parish Essendon [4]
3 Jacob Weitering Carlton [5]
4 Caleb Daniel Western Bulldogs [6]
5 Tom Papley Sydney [7]
6 Blake Acres St Kilda [8]
7 James Harmes Melbourne [9]
8 Jacob Hopper Greater Western Sydney [10]
9 Christian Petracca Melbourne [11]
10 Darcy Byrne-Jones Port Adelaide [12]
11 Connor Blakely Fremantle [13]
12 Lachie Weller Fremantle [14]
13 James Sicily Hawthorn [15]
14 Jade Gresham St Kilda [16]
15 Peter Wright Gold Coast [17]
16 Callum Mills Sydney [2][18]
17 Orazio Fantasia Essendon [19]
18 Ryan Clarke North Melbourne [20]
19 Darcy Moore Collingwood [21]
20 Josh Dunkley Western Bulldogs [22]
21 Oscar McDonald Melbourne [23]
22 Daniel Rioli Richmond [24]
23 Tom Barrass West Coast [25]

Final voting[edit]

Player Club Votes[26]
1 Callum Mills Sydney 49
2 Caleb Daniel Western Bulldogs 41
3 Jacob Weitering Carlton 26
4 Darcy Parish Essendon 19
5 Darcy Moore Collingwood 9
6 Christian Petracca Melbourne 2
Jade Gresham St Kilda 2
8 Clayton Oliver Melbourne 1
Lachie Weller Fremantle 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NAB AFL Rising Star Award". NAB.com.au. National Australia Bank. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  2. ^ a b Lane, Samantha (6 September 2016). "Callum Mills wins 2016 AFL Rising Star award". The Age. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  3. ^ Baldwin, Adam (28 March 2016). "Clayton Oliver debut puts young midfielder straight into Rising Star contention". Herald Sun. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  4. ^ Clark, Jay (4 April 2016). "Darcy Parish claims AFL Rising Star for Round 2 after starring role in win over Melbourne". Herald Sun. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 4 April 2016.
  5. ^ Cherny, Daniel (11 April 2016). "AFL season 2016: Jacob Weitering earns NAB Rising Star nomination for round three". The Age. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  6. ^ Landsberger, Sam (18 April 2016). "Caleb Daniel snares Round 4 Rising Star nomination, eighth Western Bulldog since 2013". Herald Sun. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 19 April 2016.
  7. ^ Sygal, David (25 April 2016). "Sydney Swans rising star Tom Papley reveals unlikely link to Bunyip's Shane Mumford". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
  8. ^ Landsberger, Sam (2 May 2016). "Blake Acres recognised for key role in St Kilda win with Round 6 Rising Star nomination". Herald Sun. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 2 May 2016.
  9. ^ Landsberger, Sam (9 May 2016). "James Harmes claims Rising Star nomination for Round 7 after setting personal records in Melbourne's win". Herald Sun. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 9 May 2016.
  10. ^ Horne, Ben (16 May 2016). "GWS Giants academy product Jacob Hopper earns Rising Star nomination for Round 8". The Daily Telegraph. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
  11. ^ Landsberger, Sam (23 May 2016). "Christian Petracca earns AFL Rising Star nomination for Round 9". Herald Sun. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 24 May 2016.
  12. ^ Capel, Andrew (30 May 2016). "Port Adelaide's Rising Star nominee Darcy Byrne-Jones inspired by the best". The Advertiser. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 30 May 2016.
  13. ^ Landsberger, Sam (6 June 2016). "AFL Rising Star: Fremantle's Connor Blakely is the Round 11 nomination". Herald Sun. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 6 June 2016.
  14. ^ McArdle, Jordan (13 June 2016). "Fremantle midfielder Lachie Weller makes it back-to-back rising star nominations for the club, joining Connor Blakely". Perth Now. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  15. ^ Guthrie, Ben (20 June 2016). "Match-winning Hawk nabs Rising Star nom". AFL.com.au. Telstra Media. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  16. ^ Guthrie, Bendate (27 June 2016). "Saints hero picks up Rising Star nomination". AFL.com.au. Telstra Media. Retrieved 27 June 2016.
  17. ^ Guthrie, Bendate (4 July 2016). "'Two-metre Peter' proves he's got the Wright stuff". AFL.com.au. Telstra Media. Retrieved 4 July 2016.
  18. ^ Landsberger, Sam (11 July 2016). "Callum Mills finally earns his Rising Star nomination after impressive Round 16 performance". Herald Sun. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
  19. ^ Landsberger, Sam (18 July 2016). "Orazio Fantasia wins rare second Rising Star nomination as he looks forward to Essendon's bright future". Herald Sun. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 18 July 2016.
  20. ^ Guthrie, Ben (25 July 2016). "Finals footy driving Roos' Rising Star nominee". AFL.com.au. Telstra Media. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  21. ^ "Collingwood's Darcy Moore is AFL's rising star for round 19". The Age. Fairfax Media. 1 August 2016. Retrieved 1 August 2016.
  22. ^ Guthrie, Ben (8 August 2016). "Son of a gun's 'fairytale' continues with Rising Star". AFL.com.au. Telstra Media. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
  23. ^ Guthrie, Ben (15 August 2016). "Junior Mac follows big Mac again with Rising Star nod". AFL.com.au. Telstra Media. Retrieved 15 August 2016.
  24. ^ Guthrie, Ben (22 August 2016). "Cyril Rioli's advice to nephew Daniel pays off". AFL.com.au. Telstra Media. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  25. ^ Guthrie, Ben (29 August 2016). "Rising Star adds to Eagles' embarrassment of riches". AFL.com.au. Telstra Media. Retrieved 29 August 2016.
  26. ^ Navaratnam, Dinny (6 September 2016). "Swans defender Mills wins Rising Star". AFL.com.au. Telstra Media.