Merrett–Murray Medal

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The Merrett–Murray Medal has been awarded annually since 1997, to the player adjudged the Brisbane Lions club champion over the immediately preceding Australian Football League (AFL) season. It is named after Roger Merrett and Kevin Murray. Merrett was a champion at the Brisbane Bears, while Murray was a legend at the Fitzroy Lions, the two clubs which merged to form the Brisbane Lions.[1]

Recipients[edit]

^ Denotes current player
+ Player won Brownlow Medal in same season
Season Recipient(s) Ref.
1997 Clarke, MatthewMatthew Clarke [2]
1998 Scott, ChrisChris Scott [3]
1999 Akermanis, JasonJason Akermanis [4][5]
Leppitsch, JustinJustin Leppitsch
2000 Voss, MichaelMichael Voss [6]
2001 Black, SimonSimon Black [7]
Voss, MichaelMichael Voss (2)
2002 Black, SimonSimon Black+ (2) [8]
2003 Voss, MichaelMichael Voss (3) [9]
2004 Lappin, NigelNigel Lappin [10]
2005 Akermanis, JasonJason Akermanis (2) [11]
2006 Black, SimonSimon Black (3) [12]
2007 Brown, JonathanJonathan Brown [13]
2008 Brown, JonathanJonathan Brown (2) [14]
2009 Brown, JonathanJonathan Brown (3) [15]
2010 Rischitelli, MichaelMichael Rischitelli [16]
2011 Rockliff, TomTom Rockliff^ [17]
2012 Patfull, JoelJoel Patfull [18]
2013 Patfull, JoelJoel Patfull (2) [19]
2014 Rockliff, TomTom Rockliff^ (2) [20]
2015 Beams, DayneDayne Beams^ [21]
Martin, StefanStefan Martin^
Robinson, MitchMitch Robinson^
Zorko, DayneDayne Zorko^
2016 Zorko, DayneDayne Zorko^ (2) [22]

Multiple winners[edit]

^ Denotes current player
Player Medals Seasons
Black, SimonSimon Black 3 2001, 2002, 2006
Brown, JonathanJonathan Brown 3 2007, 2008, 2009
Voss, MichaelMichael Voss 3 2000, 2001, 2003
Akermanis, JasonJason Akermanis 2 1999, 2005
Patfull, JoelJoel Patfull 2 2012, 2013
Rockliff, TomTom Rockliff^ 2 2011, 2014
Zorko, DayneDayne Zorko^ 2 2015, 2016

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Generic
Specific
  1. ^ "New Merrett-Murray Medal". LionsFC.com.au. Bigpond. 18 September 2010. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Crows ruckman calls it a day". ABC Online. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 28 September 2006. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Hall of Fame inductee–Chris Scott". LionsFC.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 
  4. ^ Gullan, Scott (5 June 2015). "AFL Hall of Fame 2015: Jason Akermanis a brilliant matchwinner who stood out". Herald Sun. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 
  5. ^ Rugari, Vince (29 August 2016). "No room for error as Lions seek new coach". Seven.com.au. Yahoo7. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 
  6. ^ Davis, Greg (12 September 2015). "Brisbane Lions best and fairest count finishes in dramatic four-way tie". The Courier-Mail. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 
  7. ^ Horan, Michael (9 June 2011). "Michael Voss inducted into AFL Hall of Fame". Herald Sun. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 
  8. ^ Lord, Sam (10 July 2013). "Black named Multicultural Champion". AFLQ.com.au. Fox Sports Pulse. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 
  9. ^ Shiell, Alan (5 October 2003). "Voss the best Lion". The Age. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  10. ^ Murnane, Matt (23 October 2016). "AFL draft 2015: Who is the best No.2 pick of all time?". The Age. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 
  11. ^ "Aker named Lions' best". ABC Online. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 2 October 2005. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  12. ^ "Black named Lions top player". ABC Online. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 7 October 2006. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  13. ^ "Brown collects further honours". ABC Online. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 7 October 2006. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  14. ^ White, Simon (5 October 2008). "Modest Lappin given fitting farewell". LionsFC.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  15. ^ Australian Associated Press (2 October 2009). "Jonathan Brown wins Merrett-Murray Medal as Brisbane Lions best". The Advertiser. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  16. ^ Davis, Greg (9 September 2010). "Gold Coast-bound Michael Rischitelli wins Merrett-Murray Medal at Brisbane Lions' club champion dinner". The Courier Mail. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  17. ^ Australian Associated Press (10 September 2011). "Rockliff wins Lions' best and fairest". ABC Online. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  18. ^ "Consistency steers defender Joel Patfull towards best-and-fairest award with Brisbane Lions". News.com.au. News Corp Australia. 8 September 2013. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  19. ^ Whiting, Michael (6 September 2013). "Joel Patfull wins second best and fairest at Lions". AFL.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  20. ^ Davis, Greg (5 September 2014). "Tom Rockliff wins his second Merrett-Murray Medal after a sensational 2014 season". The Courier Mail. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  21. ^ Newman, Beth (12 September 2015). "Brisbane Lions' quartet shares Merrett-Murray Medal". Brisbane Times. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  22. ^ Whiting, Michael (3 September 2016). "Zorko goes back to back in Lions' year of pain". AFL.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 3 September 2016.