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To qualify for a nomination for the rising star award you need to be both under the age of 21 at the start of the year and have played less than 10 games prior to the commencement of the season.

For Melbourne we have Jackson, Rivers, Sparrow, Jordon, Chandler, Bedford, Bowey, Laurie, Rosman, Bradtke and D. Smith all eligible to receive a nomination.

 

Errol Guldon has taken out the first nomination with his 19 disposal, 3 goals and 10 marks on debut for the Swans against Brisbane.

 

Nominations

Round 1 - Errol Guldon - Sydney 

 

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Braeden Campbell, pick 5 in last years draft, has taken out the round 2 rising star nomination for his 25 disposal game against the Crows. This makes it back-to-back nominations for the swans with both players drafted as part of their academy as well.

Nominations

Round 1 - Errol Gulden - Sydney

Round 2 - Braeden Campbell - Sydney

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Swans make it 3 from 3 with Chad Warner this weeks rising star nominee.

Nominations

Round 1 - Errol Guldon - Sydney

Round 2 - Braeden Campbell - Sydney

Round 3 - Chad Warner - Sydney

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Luke Jackson earns his 2nd rising star nomination for his game against the roos in round 7.

Round 1 - Errol Gulden - Sydney

Round 2 - Braeden Campbell - Sydney

Round 3 - Chad Warner - Sydney

Round 4 - Lachlan Scholl - Adelaide

Round 5 - Mitch Georgiades - Port Adelaide

Round 6 - Jacob Koschitzke - Hawthorn

Round 7 - Luke Jackson - Melbourne

 

 

 

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Surely Rivers gets it this week. The award is given to the most consistently performing young player. I can’t think of many better this year in the comp

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1 minute ago, DubDee said:

Surely Rivers gets it this week. The award is given to the most consistently performing young player. I can’t think of many better this year in the comp

Would certainly be a chance with his game last night. Will have to wait and see how the rest of the round plays out.

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Round 1 - Errol Guldon - Sydney

Round 2 - Braeden Campbell - Sydney

Round 3 - Chad Warner - Sydney 

Round 4 - Lachlan Scholl - Adelaide

Round 5 - Mitch Georgiades - Port

Round 6 - Jacob Koschitzke - Hawks

Round 7 - Luke Jackson - Demons

Round 8 - James Jordon - Demons

Round 9 - Tom Green - Giants

Round 10 - Cody Weightman - Bulldogs

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8 minutes ago, DubDee said:

Surely Rivers gets it this week. The award is given to the most consistently performing young player. I can’t think of many better this year in the comp

You'd think so. He was stiff to miss a nomination last year.

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2 minutes ago, —coach— said:

Rivers was epic last night, so proud of our group of younger players atm

Agreed. Rivers is something else. But also agree with your comments about the young brigade. For me this is just as thrilling as watching our stars. They have injected youth, energy,  enthusiasm, tenacity and never give up spirit. They have a fresh approach untainted by the past. Add to Rivers, Jordon, Kozzi, Jackson, Spargo, Petty, Sparrow, and yes, even Weideman. The future with these kids looks bright. 

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Rivers has solid stats every week but it is his energy and second efforts and spoils that go unheralded.  He also stopped 2-3 certain goals for the Dogs through his smart play and clearing kicks.  Gets plenty of metres with his clearances and rarely wastes the footy. Very positive outlook and hopefully we gets the nomination.  
Anorher excellent performance contributed to our overall team effort. 

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3 minutes ago, Chook in Perth said:

Rivers' turn this week. Bombers folk annoyed 

Thanks Chook, and about time he was recognized.

Not bad being on top of the ladder and having 3 rising star awards.  JT is a genius.

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On 5/29/2021 at 4:11 PM, Demon Disciple said:

He’s gonna end up a ripper, will win a Brownlow before he’s done imo.

nup.  

people throw up the brownlow thing for basically every promising player. 

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14 minutes ago, Chook in Perth said:

Rivers' turn this week. Bombers folk annoyed 

Annoyed with Cox not getting nominated off the back of a 9-possession game?

Jeepers.

Well done Rivers, absolutely deserved after his best game to date.

 

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