1979 Brownlow Medal

The 1979 Brownlow Medal was the 52nd 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] Peter Moore of the Collingwood Football Club won the medal by polling twenty-two votes during the 1979 VFL season.[2]

1979 Brownlow Medal
Date24 September
LocationSouthern Cross Ballroom
WinnerPeter Moore (Collingwood)
22 votes
Television/radio coverage
NetworkSeven Network

Leading votegetters

1stPeter Moore (Collingwood)22
2ndGarry Wilson (Fitzroy)21
3rdRobert Flower (Melbourne)19
4thBarry Round (Sydney)17
5thGary Dempsey (North Melbourne)16
6thRoss Glendinning (North Melbourne)14
=7thTerry Daniher (Essendon)13
Mark Maclure (Carlton)
Robbert Klomp (Carlton)
Jeff Dunne (St Kilda)
Rene Kink* (Collingwood)13

* The player was ineligible to win the medal due to suspension by the AFL Tribunal during the year.


  1. Lovett, Michael (ed.). AFL Record Season Guide 2009. Docklands, Victoria: Slattery Media Group. p. 496. ISBN 978-0-9805162-6-5.
  2. "1979 Brownlow Medal". AFL Tables. Retrieved 7 November 2016.

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