Gary Ayres Award Winners

Year Player Height Weight Club Age Prior Games Season Games Season Goals Drafted From Clubs Career Games
2023 Sam Walsh 184cm 77kg Carlton 22 81 18 6 #1 National 2018 St Joseph's/​Geelong U18 Carlton 104
2022 Patrick Dangerfield 185cm 91kg Geelong 31 285 18 8 #10 National 2007 Anglesea/​Geelong U18 Adelaide, Geelong 325
2021 Jack Macrae 188cm 80kg Western Bulldogs 26 159 26 6 #6 National 2012 Kew Rovers/​Carey Grammar/​Oakleigh U18 Western Bulldogs 237
2020 Dustin Martin 187cm 89kg Richmond 28 224 20 22 #3 National 2009 Castlemaine/​Bendigo U18 Richmond 296
2019 Dustin Martin 187cm 89kg Richmond 27 201 23 32 #3 National 2009 Castlemaine/​Bendigo U18 Richmond 296
2018 Steele Sidebottom 180cm 85kg Collingwood 27 185 26 12 #11 National 2008 Congupna/​Murray U18 Collingwood 317
2017 Dustin Martin 187cm 89kg Richmond 25 153 25 37 #3 National 2009 Castlemaine/​Bendigo U18 Richmond 296
2016 Josh Kennedy 188cm 96kg Sydney 27 158 25 20 #40 National 2006 Ashburton/​East Sandringham/​Xavier College/​Sandringham U18 Hawthorn, Sydney 290