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Swan's future clouded with persistent hamstring injury

Defender Nick Smith will miss the remainder of the season due to an ongoing hamstring problem

8:40pm  Jun 16, 2019

Giants surge to second with win over fading Kangas

GWS storms over the top of North Melbourne to head into the bye in second place

8:01pm  Jun 16, 2019

Fantasy form watch: Saint rewards the faith, Cripps lets us down

The Pig, the Piglet, rage trades and your questions answered

8:00pm  Jun 16, 2019


2019 nominees

1 Bailey Scott  North Melbourne
2 Charlie Constable  Geelong
3 Connor Rozee  Port Adelaide
4 Sam Walsh  Carlton
5 Jack Petruccelle  West Coast
6 Xavier Duursma  Port Adelaide
7 Cameron Zurhaar  North Melbourne
8 Gryan Miers  Geelong
9 Bailey Smith  Western Bulldogs
10 Liam Baker  Richmond
11 Sydney Stack  Richmond
12 Tarryn Thomas  North Melbourne

2018 NAB AFL Rising Star

Player Team Votes
Jaidyn Stephenson COLL 52
Tom Doedee ADEL 42
Alex Witherden BL 32
Jack Higgins RICH 11
Jack Henry GEEL 10
Ollie Florent SYD 10
Cameron Rayner BL 4
Ben Ronke SYD 2
Aaron Francis ESS 1
Ed Richards WB 1


Latest Rising Star news

Roo beauty: Tassie product becomes North's third Rising Star

Tarryn Thomas joins teammates Bailey Scott and Cam Zurhaar as Kangaroos nominees

8:00pm  Jun 10, 2019

Stacks on: High-flying, hard-hitting Tiger the latest Rising Star

Cult hero Sydney Stack is the round 11 Rising Star nominee after an impressive start to life as a Tiger

8:00pm  Jun 3, 2019

Pint-sized Tiger takes the Rising Star cake

Richmond small forward Liam Baker produces his best performance at AFL level to date

8:00pm  May 27, 2019

Limited pre-season, but unlimited potential for Dogs' Rising Star

First-round draftee Bailey Smith is the round nine Rising Star nomination

8:00pm  May 20, 2019

Life of Gryan: Dreadlocked Cat the latest Rising Star

Gryan Miers is the round eight Rising Star after another impressive game for the Cats

8:00pm  May 13, 2019

Z marks the spot: Rising Roo finds radar when it counts

During goalkicking practice at Arden Street on Thursday, North Melbourne youngster Cameron Zurhaar struggled to kick a running goal despite numerous attempts

8:00pm  May 6, 2019

Bullseye: Power hit the mark with second Rising Star nominee

Young gun Xavier Duursma has impressed with his skills on the field, as well as his goal celebration

8:00pm  Apr 29, 2019

Sonic boom: Eagle's rapid rise to cult hero status

Everything Jack Petruccelle does is quick, and his rapid rise to cult hero status at West Coast is no different

4:29pm  Apr 23, 2019

Eagles' Jack in the box claims Rising Star nomination

West Coast speedster Jack Petruccelle is rewarded for his five-goal performance against Port Adelaide

8:00pm  Apr 22, 2019

The advice that helped Blues' latest Rising Star be an instant hit

Sam Walsh is the round four NAB AFL Rising Star nominee

8:00pm  Apr 15, 2019