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Draftee defender named top AFLW Magpie

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 12:  Nicola Stevens of the Magpies runs with the ball during the round six AFL Women's match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Greater Western Sydney Giants at Olympic Park on March 12, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
Nicola Stevens has won the Pies' best and fairest

COLLINGWOOD defender Nicola Stevens has won the Magpies' AFL Women’s best and fairest at an awards ceremony at the MCG on Wednesday night.

Stevens, who was selected by the Magpies with pick No.6 in last year's NAB AFLW Draft, finished on 58 votes ahead of vice-captain Alicia Eva (54) and Jess Cameron (39). 

The 24-year-old defender was also named in the Virgin Australia AFLW All Australian team on Tuesday night.

Magpies coach Wayne Siekman and assistants Nikki Harwood, Brendan Major and Harmit Singh allocate up to 22 votes each per game and players can receive a maximum of four votes from each voting member. 

Eva was named the players' player, while marquee forward Moana Hope took out the club's leading goalkicker award with seven goals.

Collingwood AFLW best and fairest top 10
1. Nicola Stevens (58)

2. Alicia Eva (54)

3. Jessica Cameron (39)

4. Emma Grant (37)

5. Jasmine Garner (34)

6. Sarah D'Arcy (32)

7. Amelia Barden (32)

8. Emma King (32)

9. Cecilia McIntosh (26)

10. Bree White (22)