1947 Brownlow Medal

The 1947 Brownlow Medal was the 20th year the award was presented to the player adjudged the fairest and best player during the Victorian Football League (VFL) home and away season.[1] Bert Deacon of the Carlton Football Club won the medal by polling twenty-three votes during the 1947 VFL season.[2]

1947 Brownlow Medal
WinnerBert Deacon (Carlton)
23 votes

Leading votegetters

1stBert Deacon (Carlton)23
2ndHarold Bray (St Kilda)21
=3rdWally Culpitt (Hawthorn)18
Ron Bywater (South Melbourne)
5thFred Flanagan (Geelong)17
=6thFred Hughson (Fitzroy)16
Don Cordner (Melbourne)
8thBill Morris (Richmond)14
9thBill Hutchison (Essendon)13
=10thNoel Jarvis (Fitzroy)12
Kevin Dynon (North Melbourne)
Bill Williams (South Melbourne)


  1. Lovett, Michael (ed.). AFL Record Season Guide 2009. Docklands, Victoria: Slattery Media Group. p. 496. ISBN 978-0-9805162-6-5.
  2. "1947 Brownlow Medal". AFL Tables. Retrieved 4 November 2016.

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