Malcolm Blight Medal

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The Malcolm Blight Medal is a post-season award given to the best and fairest player for the Adelaide Football Club. The medal was named after former Adelaide Crows coach, Malcolm Blight, and was first awarded in 1991.

Recipients[edit]

^ Denotes current player
+ Player won Brownlow Medal in same season
Season Recipient(s) Runner up Ref.
1991 Mickan, MarkMark Mickan McGuinness, TonyTony McGuinness
1992 McDermott, ChrisChris McDermott McGuinness, TonyTony McGuinness
1993 McGuinness, TonyTony McGuinness Bickley, MarkMark Bickley
1994 Rehn, ShaunShaun Rehn McGuinness, TonyTony McGuinness
1995 Connell, MatthewMatthew Connell Jarman, AndrewAndrew Jarman
1996 Liptak, MatthewMatthew Liptak Smart, NigelNigel Smart
1997 McLeod, AndrewAndrew McLeod Jarman, DarrenDarren Jarman
1998 Ricciuto, MarkMark Ricciuto Smart, NigelNigel Smart
1999 Hart, BenBen Hart McLeod, AndrewAndrew McLeod
2000 Goodwin, SimonSimon Goodwin McLeod, AndrewAndrew McLeod
2001 McLeod, AndrewAndrew McLeod (2) Stevens, MarkMark Stevens
2002 Hart, BenBen Hart (2) Edwards, TysonTyson Edwards
2003 Ricciuto, MarkMark Ricciuto+ (2) Edwards, TysonTyson Edwards
2004 Ricciuto, MarkMark Ricciuto (3) Stenglein, TysonTyson Stenglein
2005 Goodwin, SimonSimon Goodwin (2) Bassett, NathanNathan Bassett
2006 Goodwin, SimonSimon Goodwin (3) Edwards, TysonTyson Edwards [1]
2007 McLeod, AndrewAndrew McLeod (3) Goodwin, SimonSimon Goodwin [2]
2008 Bock, NathanNathan Bock Goodwin, SimonSimon Goodwin [3]
2009 Vince, BernieBernie Vince Porplyzia, JasonJason Porplyzia [4]
2010 Douglas, RichardRichard Douglas^ Thompson, ScottScott Thompson^ [5]
2011 Thompson, ScottScott Thompson^ van Berlo, NathanNathan van Berlo [6]
2012 Thompson, ScottScott Thompson^ (2) Dangerfield, PatrickPatrick Dangerfield [7]
2013 Sloane, RoryRory Sloane^ Douglas, RichardRichard Douglas^ [8]
2014 Talia, DanielDaniel Talia^ Sloane, RoryRory Sloane^ [9]
2015 Dangerfield, PatrickPatrick Dangerfield Laird, RoryRory Laird^ [10]
2016 Sloane, RoryRory Sloane^ Betts, EddieEddie Betts^ [11]

Multiple winners[edit]

^ Denotes current player
Player Medals Seasons
Goodwin, SimonSimon Goodwin 3 2000, 2005, 2006
McLeod, AndrewAndrew McLeod 3 1997, 2001, 2007
Ricciuto, MarkMark Ricciuto 3 1998, 2003, 2004
Hart, BenBen Hart 2 1999, 2002
Sloane, RoryRory Sloane^ 2 2013, 2016
Thompson, ScottScott Thompson^ 2 2011, 2012

External links[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ Shiell, Alan (6 October 2006). "Goodwin's good win". AFC.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Rucci, Michelangelo (5 October 2007). "Nathan Bock takes Blight honour". The Advertiser. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  3. ^ Rucci, Michelangelo (3 October 2008). "McLeod proves his value". The Advertiser. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  4. ^ Rucci, Michelangelo (2 October 2009). "Vince joins Adelaide club greats". The Advertiser. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  5. ^ O'Connell, James (4 September 2010). "Douglas claims Adelaide's B&F". AFL.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  6. ^ Australian Associated Press (10 September 2011). "Thompson claims Malcolm Blight Medal". ABC Online. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  7. ^ "Scott Thompson regains Blight Medal". News.com.au. News Corp Australia. 6 October 2012. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  8. ^ Rucci, Michelangelo (7 September 2013). "Soul of Crows line-up Rory Sloane wins his first best-and-fairest title". The Advertiser. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  9. ^ Thring, Harry (5 September 2014). "Crows defender grabs first Malcolm Blight Medal". AFL.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  10. ^ Fjeldstad, Jesper (27 September 2015). "Patrick Dangerfield wins Malcolm Blight Medal as Adelaide Crows best and fairest". The Advertiser. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  11. ^ Gaskin, Lee (23 September 2016). "Sloane joins Adelaide greats with second club champion award". AFL.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 23 September 2016.