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Top 10 best and fairest from every club

Rory Laird won his maiden best and fairest crown - AFL,Adelaide Crows,Brisbane Lions,Carlton Blues,Collingwood Magpies,Essendon Bombers,Fremantle Dockers,Geelong Cats,Gold Coast Suns,GWS Giants,Hawthorn Hawks,Melbourne Demons,North Melbourne Kangaroos,Port Adelaide Power,Richmond Tigers,St Kilda Saints,Sydney Swans,West Coast Eagles,Western Bulldogs
Rory Laird won his maiden best and fairest crown

Malcolm Blight Medal
How they vote: Each member of the Crows' five-man coaching panel award votes on a 0-4 basis for every player’s performance in each game. A player can receive between zero and 20 votes per game.

Top 10
1. Rory Laird 222

2. Matt Crouch 166
3. Josh Jenkins 162
4. Bryce Gibbs 149
5. Hugh Greenwood 140
6. Tom Doedee 139
=7. Luke Brown 134
=7. Wayne Milera 134
=9. Rory Atkins 128
=9. Paul Seedsman 128

Merrett-Murray Medal
How they vote: Coach Chris Fagan and his five assistant coaches each give a maximum of four votes after each game based on the player's overall performance, delivery of team criteria and execution of team trademarks. The maximum votes for any game is 24.

1. Dayne Zorko 250
2. Dayne Beams 249
3. Stefan Martin 242
4. Darcy Gardiner 228
5. Harris Andrews 208
6. Jarrod Berry 205
7. Hugh McCluggage 200
8. Luke Hodge 185
9. Nick Robertson 172
10. Alex Witherden 170 

John Nicholls Medal
How they voteCarlton's best and fairest is voted on by four coaches (senior coach Brendon Bolton and three assistants), who can award votes to as many players as they choose on a 4-3-2-1 basis. Therefore, the most votes one player can poll in a single game is 16.

Top 10
1. Patrick Cripps 166
2. Kade Simpson 108
=3. Ed Curnow 98
=3. Charlie Curnow 98
5. Dale Thomas 71
6. Liam Jones 48
7. Zac Fisher 47
8. Sam Rowe 43
=9. Matthew Wright 39
=9. Marc Murphy 39

Patrick Cripps was a standout to claim his second John Nicholls Medal. Picture: AFL Photos

E.W. Copeland Trophy
How they vote: The five members of the coaching panel each award up to 22 votes for each game (there is no minimum). The player then gets an average score for each game. 

Top 10 
=1. Steele Sidebottom 203
=1. Brodie Grundy 203
3. Scott Pendlebury 178
4. Jack Crisp 160
5. Taylor Adams 159
6. Tom Phillips 134
7. Jeremy Howe 132
8. Jordan De Goey 127
9. Josh Thomas 122
10. Brayden Maynard 107

Crichton Medal
How they vote: Five coaches rate all players from zero to five in every game for the year, meaning each player can poll a maximum of 25 votes per match. 

Top 10
1. Devon Smith 370

2. Dyson Heppell 360 
3. Zach Merrett 335 
4. Adam Saad 315 
5. Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti 295
6. Tom Bellchambers 281 
7. Michael Hurley 280 
8. Cale Hooker 276 
9. Conor McKenna 268
10. Brendon Goddard 267 

Doig Medal
How they vote: 
Senior coach Ross Lyon and four other members of the Fremantle coaching staff were involved in the Doig Medal voting process, with each coach allocating up to five votes per player per round.

Top 10
1. Lachie Neale 186
2. David Mundy 164
3. Nat Fyfe 150
4. Ed Langdon 145
5. Luke Ryan 130
6. Nathan Wilson 124
7. Joel Hamling 123
8. Michael Walters 119
9. Stephen Hill 100
10. Alex Pearce 86

'Carji' Greeves Medal 
How they vote: After each game, the coaches rate each player's performance out of 15. The combined votes are then averaged to give a final score for that game. To ensure players aren't disadvantaged by injuries or being managed, each player's highest scoring 21 games of the season are added together to give a final score for 2018. Therefore, if a player plays 23 games, his two lowest-scoring games will be eliminated from the total.

Top 10 
1. Mark Blicavs 234
=2. Patrick Dangerfield 233.5
=2. Tim Kelly 233.5
4. Tom Hawkins 229
5. Joel Selwood 220.5
6. Mitch Duncan 216
7. Tom Stewart 216
8. Jake Kolodjashnij 203
9. Sam Menegola 200
10. Zach Tuohy 194.5

It was a tight finish between Tim Kelly, Patrick Dangerfield and winner Mark Blicavs. Picture: AFL Photos

Club Champion Award
How they vote: Gold Coast's five-man match committee award a maximum of five votes each to an unlimited number of players each match, meaning the maximum votes a player can receive for any match is 25.

Top 10 
1. Jarrod Harbrow 390
2. Touk Miller 351
3. Lachie Weller 336
4. Rory Thompson 316
5. Alex Sexton 303
6. David Swallow 300
7 .Aaron Young 261
=8. Jarrod Witts 251
=8. Nick Holman 251
10. Jack Martin 249

Kevin Sheedy Medal 
How they vote: Leon Cameron and his assistants Brad Miller, Lenny Hayes and Mark McVeigh vote on the award. Up to four votes can be awarded to a player by each coach every round, meaning each player is able to receive a maximum of 16 votes per round.

Top 10 
1. Lachie Whitfield 175 
2. Callan Ward 164
3. Phil Davis 156
4. Stephen Coniglio 154
5. Nick Haynes 151
6. Dylan Shiel 130
7. Adam Tomlinson 117
8. Tim Taranto 114
9. Josh Kelly 111
=10. Jeremy Cameron 107
=10. Jacob Hopper 107
=10. Heath Shaw 107

Peter Crimmins Medal
How they vote: Hawthorn's match committee voted after each home and away season game, and players could receive a maximum of 16 votes in a match.

Top 10 
1. Tom Mitchell 163
2. Blake Hardwick 127
3. Isaac Smith 125
4. Jack Gunston 121
5. Jaeger O'Meara 120
6. Luke Breust 119
7. Ben Stratton 112
=8. Ben McEvoy 99
=8. Liam Shiels 99
10. James Sicily 87

Keith 'Bluey' Truscott Memorial Trophy
How they vote: The best and fairest votes are cast by four members of Melbourne's match committee, who gave players a score from 0-10 for each game.  

Top 10
1. Max Gawn 657
2. Clayton Oliver 595
3. James Harmes 468
4. Nathan Jones 449
5. Tom McDonald 433
6. Angus Brayshaw 429
7. Jake Melksham 428
8. Christian Salem 403
9. Neville Jetta 383
10. Jordan Lewis 366

Max Gawn was the clear best and fairest for the Demons. Picture: AFL Photos

Syd Barker Medal
How they vote: Players can poll up to 20 votes in a game, with their best 20 games counting towards their total. 

Top 10 
1. Shaun Higgins 240
2. Ben Cunnington 237
3. Robbie Tarrant 218
4. Ben Brown 216
=5. Jack Ziebell 215
=5. Trent Dumont 215
7. Todd Goldstein 206
8. Jed Anderson 198
9. Scott Thompson 196
10. Jamie Macmillan 195

John Cahill Medal
How they vote: Each member of the senior coaching panel awards votes on a 0-5 basis for every player’s performance in each game. A player can therefore earn between zero and 25 votes per game.

Top 10 
1. Justin Westhoff 179
=2. Tom Jonas 162
=2. Ollie Wines 162
4. Robbie Gray 152
5. Jared Polec 151
6. Chad Wingard 143
7. Darcy Byrne-Jones 139
8. Dan Houston 131
9. Travis Boak 126
10. Tom Clurey 110

Jack Dyer Medal 
How they vote: The coaches award every player between zero and five votes after every game, including finals.

Top 10 
1. Jack Riewoldt 81
2. Kane Lambert 68
3. Dustin Martin 66
4. Shane Edwards 65
5. Dylan Grimes 64
6. Alex Rance 63
7. Trent Cotchin 58
8. Nick Vlastuin 51
9. Jayden Short 47
10. Josh Caddy 45

Jack Riewoldt won this year's Jack Dyer Medal. Picture: AFL Photos

Trevor Barker Award
How they vote: The coaches vote independently of each other after every match, giving between zero and four votes to every player.

Top 10
1. Jack Steven 191
2. Seb Ross 175
3. Jack Steele 134
4. Jade Gresham 126
5. Jarryn Geary 118
6. Jimmy Webster 109
7. Jake Carlisle 103
8. Tim Membrey 87
9. Jack Billings 72
10. Daniel McKenzie 69

Bob Skilton Medal
How they vote: Votes are awarded by the five coaches – John Longmire, Brett Kirk, Dean Cox, Rhyce Shaw and Steve Johnson. A player can be awarded a maximum of 50 votes per game, and coaches can allocate up to 10 points for as many or as few players as they deem appropriate, per match. 

Top 10 
1. Jake Lloyd 540
2. Luke Parker 517
3. Lance Franklin 510
4. Isaac Heeney 463
5. Josh Kennedy 435
6. Dane Rampe 433
7. George Hewett 430
8. Jarrad McVeigh 353
9. Callum Sinclair 351
10. Harry Cunningham 331

John Worsfold Medal
How they vote: Five members of the match committee award each player up to three votes. Each player can get a maximum of 15 per game. 

Top 10
1. Elliot Yeo 273 
2. Jack Redden 231
3. Shannon Hurn 222
4. Jamie Cripps 218
5. Andrew Gaff 216
6. Jeremy McGovern 202
7. Mark Hutchings 185
8. Brad Sheppard 184
9. Jack Darling 182
10. Willie Rioli 176

Elliot Yeo made it back-to-back John Worsfold Medal wins. Picture: AFL Photos

Charles Sutton Medal
How they vote: Coach Luke Beveridge and four assistants each give a vote from zero to five for each player in each game of the season. Players can receive a minimum of zero or maximum of 25 votes for any game.

Top 10
1. Lachie Hunter 191
2. Jack Macrae 190
3. Marcus Bontempelli 154
4. Aaron Naughton 120
=5. Josh Dunkley 110
=5. Caleb Daniel 110
7. Jason Johannisen 109
8. Hayden Crozier 98
9. Toby McLean 91
10. Bailey Williams 86