Leigh Matthews Trophy Winners

Year Player Height Weight Club Age Prior Games Season Games Season Goals Drafted From Clubs Career Games
2017 Dustin Martin 187cm 89kg Richmond 25 153 25 37 #3 National 2009 Castlemaine/​Bendigo U18 Richmond 178
2016 Patrick Dangerfield 185cm 91kg Geelong 25 154 24 24 #10 National 2007 Anglesea/​Geelong U18 Adelaide, Geelong 202
2015 Nathan Fyfe 190cm 88kg Fremantle 23 92 20 17 #20 National 2009 Lake Grace-Pingrup/​Aquinas College (WA)/​Claremont Fremantle 138
2014 Nathan Fyfe 190cm 88kg Fremantle 22 72 20 24 #20 National 2009 Lake Grace-Pingrup/​Aquinas College (WA)/​Claremont Fremantle 138
2013 Gary Ablett 182cm 87kg Gold Coast 28 232 21 28 #40 National 2001 Modewarre/​Geelong U18 Geelong, Gold Coast 302
2012 Gary Ablett 182cm 87kg Gold Coast 27 212 20 26 #40 National 2001 Modewarre/​Geelong U18 Geelong, Gold Coast 302
2011 Chris Judd 189cm 88kg Carlton 27 198 24 14 #3 National 2001 East Sandringham/​Caulfield Grammar/​Sandringham U18 West Coast, Carlton 279
2010 Dane Swan 185cm 93kg Collingwood 25 125 26 24 #58 National 2001 Westmeadows/​St Bernard's College/​Calder U18 Collingwood 258
2009 Gary Ablett 182cm 87kg Geelong 24 146 22 27 #40 National 2001 Modewarre/​Geelong U18 Geelong, Gold Coast 302
2008 Gary Ablett 182cm 87kg Geelong 23 125 21 26 #40 National 2001 Modewarre/​Geelong U18 Geelong, Gold Coast 302
2007 Gary Ablett 182cm 87kg Geelong 22 100 25 30 #40 National 2001 Modewarre/​Geelong U18 Geelong, Gold Coast 302
2006 Chris Judd 189cm 88kg West Coast 22 92 23 29 #3 National 2001 East Sandringham/​Caulfield Grammar/​Sandringham U18 West Coast, Carlton 279
2005 Ben Cousins 179cm 78kg West Coast 26 185 24 24 Father-Son 1995 Bullcreek Leeming/​Wesley College (WA)/​East Fremantle West Coast, Richmond 270
2004 Nick Riewoldt 193cm 96kg St Kilda 21 50 25 67 #1 National 2000 Broadbeach/​Southport St Kilda 336
2003 Michael Voss 183cm 88kg Brisbane 27 198 25 20 Morningside Brisbane 289
2002 Luke Darcy 197cm 99kg Western Bulldogs 26 133 22 23 Father-Son 1992 Rostrevor College/​South Adelaide Western Bulldogs 226
2002 Michael Voss 183cm 88kg Brisbane 26 176 22 36 Morningside Brisbane 289
2001 Andrew McLeod 181cm 82kg Adelaide 24 123 23 29 Foundation 1994 Darwin FC/​Port Adelaide (SANFL) Adelaide, Fremantle 340
2000 Anthony Koutoufides 191cm 99kg Carlton 26 148 20 36 Lalor Carlton 278
1999 Shane Crawford 174cm 80kg Hawthorn 24 114 22 14 #13 National 1991 Finley/​Assumption College Hawthorn 305
1998 Wayne Carey 192cm 97kg North Melbourne 26 162 25 80 Wagga/​North Adelaide North Melbourne, Adelaide 272
1997 Robert Harvey 181cm 86kg St Kilda 25 154 25 18 Seaford St Kilda 383
1996 Corey McKernan 197cm 105kg North Melbourne 22 47 24 33 Gladstone Park SC/​Westmeadows North Melbourne, Carlton 237
1995 Wayne Carey 192cm 97kg North Melbourne 23 98 25 65 Wagga/​North Adelaide North Melbourne, Adelaide 272
1994 Greg Williams 176cm 86kg Carlton 30 180 22 15 Golden Square Geelong, Sydney, Carlton 250
1993 Gary Ablett 185cm 97kg Geelong 31 167 17 124 Drouin Hawthorn, Geelong 248
1992 Jason Dunstall 188cm 98kg Hawthorn 27 145 23 145 Anglican Church Grammar/​Coorparoo Hawthorn 269
1991 Jim Stynes 199cm 99kg Melbourne 24 87 24 15 County Dublin Melbourne 264
1990 Darren Millane 188cm 89kg Collingwood 24 106 23 9 Collingwood 147
1989 Tim Watson 185cm 96kg Essendon 27 220 24 23 Dimboola Essendon, West Coast 307
1988 Gerard Healy 184cm 81kg Sydney 26 172 20 26 Edithvale-Aspendale/​St Bede's College Melbourne, Sydney, Collingwood 211
1987 Tony Lockett 191cm 108kg St Kilda 20 71 22 117 Ballarat Grammar/​North Ballarat St Kilda, Sydney 281
1986 Paul Roos 188cm 88kg Fitzroy 22 80 24 5 Beverley Hills Fitzroy, Sydney 356
1985 Greg Williams 176cm 86kg Geelong 21 12 22 6 Golden Square Geelong, Sydney, Carlton 250
1984 Russell Greene 185cm 78kg Hawthorn 26 213 25 17 St Kilda, Hawthorn 312
1983 Terry Daniher 188cm 89kg Essendon 25 118 26 64 South Melbourne, Essendon 313
1982 Leigh Matthews 178cm 86kg Hawthorn 29 243 22 74 Hawthorn 332