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'Pods' brings up the ton

2:19pm  Jul 23, 2014

Hinkley's pre-match emotion

7:35pm  Jul 22, 2014


Lions to splash cash on kids

Brisbane Lions happy to spend more on emerging players to avoid exodus

7:00am  Jul 24, 2014

The three big questions

What questions must your club answer before the end of the year?

9:40pm  Jul 23, 2014

Dons happy to wait on stars' signatures

Club hope to extend contracts of young guns but it may not happen quickly

8:25pm  Jul 23, 2014

NAB AFL Rising Star

NAB AFL Rising Stars Program

NAB AFL Rising Star

Hrovat just another Bulldog on the rise

Nathan Hrovat joins Marcus Bontempelli as a Rising Star nominee

7:27pm  Jul 14, 2014

Menzel a Rising Star bolt from the Blue

Carlton's Troy Menzel secures Rising Star nod as new contract looms

7:17pm  Jul 7, 2014

Speedy Swan rewarded with Rising Star

Harry Cunningham earns round 15 NAB AFL Rising Star nomination

7:30pm  Jun 30, 2014

Rising Star Billings gives Saints a ray of hope

St Kilda's Jack Billings is the round 14 NAB AFL Rising Star nominee

7:30pm  Jun 23, 2014

Bontempelli's big day earns Rising Star nod

Bulldog Marcus Bontempelli named the round 13 NAB AFL Rising star

7:25pm  Jun 16, 2014

Daniher wins round 12 Rising Star nod

Joe Daniher wins the round 12 NAB AFL Rising Star nomination

9:15am  Jun 10, 2014

Rising Star Merrett makes the grade

Young Don Zach Merrett is the round 11 NAB AFL Rising Star

7:26pm  Jun 2, 2014

Gold Coast youngster earns Rising Star nod

Focus on defensive improvement leads to Rising Star nomination

7:25pm  May 26, 2014

Rising Star Taylor a shining light for Lions

Young Lion Lewis Taylor is the round nine Rising Star

7:30pm  May 19, 2014

Port defender gets Rising Star nomination

Power defender Jarman Impey wins NAB AFL Rising Star nomination

9:00am  May 13, 2014

'Chip on shoulder' suits Rising Star Pie

Tom Langdon earns Rising Star nod after starring against Blues

7:26pm  May 5, 2014

More than just outside: Aish on the rise

Lion James Aish earns the round six NAB AFL Rising Star nomination

7:26pm  Apr 28, 2014

Three quarters does it for Rising Star Crouch

Matt Crouch doesn't need whole match to win Rising Star nod

1:08pm  Apr 22, 2014

Father-son Roo earns Rising Star nod

Luke McDonald's defensive efforts leads to AFL Rising Star Nomination

7:27pm  Apr 14, 2014

Kelly caps off Giants' Rising Star dozen

Josh Kelly becomes GWS' 12th Rising Star nominee in three seasons

7:30pm  Apr 7, 2014

2014 nominees

1 STK Luke Dunstan
2 CARL Dylan Buckley
3 GWS Josh Kelly
4 NMFC Luke McDonald
5 ADEL Matt Crouch
6 BL James Aish
7 COLL Tom Langdon
8 PORT Jarman Impey
9 BL Lewis Taylor
10 GC Kade Kolodjashnij
11 ESS Zach Merrett
12 ESS Joe Daniher
13 WB Marcus Bontempelli
14 STK Jack Billings
15 SYD Harry Cunningham
16 CARL Troy Menzel
17 WB Nathan Hrovat



Previous winners

Year Player Club Votes Recruited from
2013 Jaeger O'Meara GC 44 Perth (WA)
2012 Daniel Talia ADEL 43 Calder Cannons (VIC)
2011 Dyson Heppell ESS 44 Gippsland Power (VIC)
2010 Daniel Hannebery SYD 45 Kew (VIC)
2009 Daniel Rich BL 45 Subiaco (WA)
2008 Rhys Palmer FRE 44 East Fremantle (WA)
2007 Joel Selwood GEEL 44 Bendigo U18
2006 Danyle Pearce PORT 43 Sturt (SA)
2005 Brett Deledio RICH 43 Kyabram/ Murray U18
2004 Jared Rivers MELB 45 North Adelaide (SA)
2003 Sam Mitchell HAW 33 Mooroolbark/ Eastern U18
2002 Nick Riewoldt STK 34 Southport (Qld)
2001 Justin Koschitzke STK 31 Albury (NSW)/ Murray U18
2000 Paul Hasleby FRE 33 East Fremantle (WA)
1999 Adam Goodes SYD 33 Horsham/ North Ballarat U18
1998 Byron Pickett NMFC 30 Port Adelaide (SANFL)
1997 Michael Wilson PORT 27 Port Adelaide (SANFL)
1996 Ben Cousins WCE  - East Fremantle (WA)
1995 Nick Holland HAW  - North Adelaide (SA)
1994 Chris Scott BL  - Eastern U18
1993 Nathan Buckley BL  - Port Adelaide (SANFL)