2007 AFL Rising Star

The NAB Rising Star award is given annually to a standout young player in the Australian Football League. This was the first time the winner was presented with the Ron Evans medal, with it being awarded annually since. The 2007 winner was Joel Selwood of the Geelong Football Club.[1]

2007 NAB AFL Rising Star
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Ron Evans medallistJoel Selwood (Geelong)

Eligibility

Every round, an Australian Football League rising star nomination is given to a standout young player. To be eligible for the award, a player must be under 21 on 1 January of that year, have played 10 or fewer senior games and not been suspended during the season. At the end of the year, one of the 22 nominees is the winner of award.[1]

Nominations

Round Player Club Ref.
1 Patrick Ryder Essendon [2]
2 Cameron Wood Brisbane Lions [3]
3 Tom Hawkins Geelong [4]
4 Scott Pendlebury Collingwood [5]
5 Joel Selwood Geelong [6]
6 Ricky Petterd Melbourne [7]
7 Jesse Smith Kangaroos [8][9]
8 Shaun Higgins Western Bulldogs [10]
9 Mitch Clark Brisbane Lions [11][12]
10 Bryce Gibbs Carlton [13][14]
11 Shannon Hurn West Coast [15]
12 Robbie Gray Port Adelaide [16][17]
13 Martin Clarke Collingwood [18]
14 Scott McMahon Kangaroos [19][20]
15 Justin Westhoff Port Adelaide [21]
16 Sam Gilbert St Kilda [22][23]
17 Nathan Jones Melbourne [24]
18 Tom Williams Western Bulldogs [25]
19 Travis Boak Port Adelaide [26][27]
20 Mark LeCras West Coast [28]
21 Tyson Goldsack Collingwood [29]
22 Will Thursfield Richmond [30]

Final voting

PlayerClubVotes
1Joel SelwoodGeelong44
2Scott PendleburyCollingwood37
3Nathan JonesMelbourne17
4Justin WesthoffPort Adelaide10
5Shannon HurnWest Coast9
6Bryce GibbsCarlton6
7Patrick RyderEssendon2
Tom WilliamsWestern Bulldogs2
9Martin ClarkeCollingwood1
Source: AFL Record Season Guide 2015[31]

References

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  31. Lovett, Michael, ed. (February 2015). AFL Record Season Guide 2015. Melbourne, Victoria: AFL Media. p. 605.
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