2011 AFLCA Player of the Year Award – Round 6 – Leaders by Team

AFL Coaches Association

Thought for something different would look at the leaders of each clubs in the Coaches Player of the Year award:

  • Adelaide is lead by Scott Thompson who is 12th in the league on 18 votes from voting in 3 games
  • “Big Sauce” Daniel Merrett is leading Brisbane Lion on 12 votes from 3 voting games
  • Western Bulldogs are lead by the 4th in the league Matthew Boyd on 27 votes from 3 games voted in.
  • After polling in 5 of his 6 games, outright leader Chris Judd leads the Blues on 35 from 4th place Marc Murphy on 27.
  • Equal 4th Dane Swan has a 4 vote lead over 9th place Scott Pendlebury at the Magpies. 27 vs 23 votes for these two. Both voted in 3 games.
  • Jobe Watson has started hot with 33 votes from his 6 games. He also has polled votes in all but 1 of his games to lead the Bombers and puts him 2nd overall
  • Coming off a bye, Freo Dockers are lead by their Captain/Star Matthew Pavlich on 21 votes that sees him 10th. He has polled in all but 1 of his 5 games.
  • Geelong backman Corey Enright is on 17 votes from just 2 scoring performances for the cats. He is just outside the top 10 on 13 votes
  • Michael Rischitelli and Gary Ablett fighting out for the lead on 10 votes for the Gold Coast Suns. This puts them in 35th overall. Michael has voted in 1 game and ablett in 2.
  • Hawthorn is lead by Lance “Buddy” Franklin on 19 votes from 2 games and is 11th overall
  • 7th overall, Brent Moloney leads the Dees on 25 votes from 3 games polled in.
  • Swallow on 15 votes from 4 games polled in leads North Melbourne
  • Port Adelaide are lead by Justin Westoff on 10 votes he got against the Crows. 35th overall
  • Richmond’s second year star, Dustin Martin, is 8th in the league on 24 votes from 3 games.
  • Disappointing St Kilda have no one on 10 or more votes. Leigh Montagna is on 9 votes, 45th overall to lead there leader board.
  • The coaches haven’t been as generous to Adam Goodes as the Umpires have been in the past, but he still leads the Sydney Swans board on 13 from 2 vote gaining performances. He is 22nd overall
  • And finally, 3rd overall placed Dean Cox leads the Eagles list on 29 votes from 4 scoring performances.

On other notes, surprisingly the Bombers lead the league with 18 players polling a vote, 2 better then the reigning Premiers, Collingwood. Brisbane and Gold Coast are on the bottom of the ladder with 7 players with Port Adelaide on 8.

Which leader is most surprising to you? Top 20 below.

Player of the Year leaders Board after Round , 2011

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