1982 Brownlow Medal

The 1982 Brownlow Medal was the 55th 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] Brian Wilson of the Melbourne Football Club won the medal by polling twenty-three votes during the 1982 VFL season.[2]

1982 Brownlow Medal
WinnerBrian Wilson (Melbourne)
23 votes
Television/radio coverage
NetworkSeven Network

Leading votegetters

1stBrian Wilson (Melbourne)23
2ndRoss Glendinning (North Melbourne)18
=3rdTerry Wallace (Hawthorn)17
Leigh Matthews (Hawthorn)
5thGary Dempsey (North Melbourne)16
6thBarry Round (Sydney)15
Jim Jess (Richmond)*15
=7thPeter Daicos (Collingwood)14
Tony Buhagiar (Essendon)
Garry Wilson (Fitzroy)
10thRobert Flower (Melbourne)13
Val Perovic (Carlton)*13

* The player was ineligible to win the medal due to suspension by the VFL 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. "1982 Brownlow Medal". AFL Tables. Retrieved 11 February 2016.

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