TRENT Rivers has become the third Demon to receive a NAB AFL Rising Star nomination in 2021.

The speedy defender follows in the footsteps of Luke Jackson (round seven) and James Jordon (round eight).

The 19-year-old enjoyed a standout game against the Western Bulldogs on Friday night, winning 19 possessions, seven intercepts and gaining 326m as well as producing a number of key defensive stops.  

Rivers was pick No.32 in the 2019 NAB AFL Draft and has played 20 games since his debut in round two, 2020. 

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NAB AFL Rising Star: Trent Rivers lights up round 11

Watch the highlights and find out why Trent Rivers gets the NAB AFL Rising Star in R11

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