Congratulations to the 2017 NAB AFL Rising Star Andy McGrath

The NAB AFL Rising Star Award is the culmination of the NAB AFL Rising Stars pathway, and is the highest honour for young footballers in Australia’s game.

Instituted in 1993, there is one player nominated after each round of the season for the NAB AFL Rising Star Award. At the conclusion of the season, a panel of experts select the winner in a vote, who receives a $20,000 investment portfolio from NAB, along with a dedicated financial planner to assist with their wealth creation strategy.

The NAB AFL Rising Star award allows us to reward outstanding young AFL talent, whilst also recognising the value that junior clubs make to the community and the development of young players.

 

NAB Club Recognition Award

NAB Club Recognition Award

Each week of the home and away season, a NAB Club Recognition Award is presented to the junior football clubs responsible for the development of the AFL players nominated for the NAB AFL Rising Star.

The NAB CRA provides financial and practical resources to the clubs to assist with the development of future champions. The NAB Club Recognition Award is to be awarded to the nominated junior clubs of each of the 23 nominees.

NAB provides the following to the nominated clubs:

  • $1000 cash
  • 4 x Full Size Sherrin training footballs
  • 4 x Size 3 Sherrin training footballs
  • 2 x Sherrin mesh ball carry bags
  • 1 x Magnetic Coaches Board
  • 1 x Air Compressor
  • 1 x AFL Skills of the Game Book
  • 1 x AFL Style of Play DVD
  • 22 x NAB Sipper Bottles
  • Congratulatory Club Banner

Past Winners

Past Winners

The honour roll of NAB AFL Rising Stars highlights the prestige of the award, with many previous winners going on to become Brownlow medallists, club captains, and highly successful footballers.

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NAB Club Recognition Award

NAB Club Recognition Award

The NAB Club Recognition Award (CRA) acknowledges that a player's development is largely attributed to the dedication and commitment of volunteers and staff of local football clubs.

The NAB CRA provides financial and practical resources to the clubs to assist with the development of future champions. The NAB Club Recognition Award is to be awarded to the nominated junior clubs of each of the 23 nominees.

NAB provides the following to the nominated clubs:

  • $1000 cash
  • 4 x Full Size Sherrin training footballs
  • 4 x Size 3 Sherrin training footballs
  • 2 x Sherrin mesh ball carry bags
  • 1 x Magnetic Coaches Board
  • 1 x Air Compressor
  • 1 x AFL Skills of the Game Book
  • 1 x AFL Style of Play DVD
  • 22 x NAB Sipper Bottles
  • Congratulatory Club Banner

Past Winners

Past Winners

Year Player Club Votes
2016 Callum Mills SYD 49
2015 Jesse Hogan MELB 49
2014 Lewis Taylor BL 39
2013 Jaeger O'Meara GCFC 44
2012 Daniel Talia ADEL 43
2011 Dyson Heppell ESS 44
2010 Daniel Hannebery SYD 45
2009 Daniel Rich BL 45
2008 Rhys Palmer FRE 44
2007 Joel Selwood GEEL 44
2006 Danyle Pearce PORT 43
2005 Brett Deledio RICH 43
2004 Jared Rivers MELB 45
2003 Sam Mitchell HAW 33
2002 Nick Riewoldt STK 34
2001 Justin Koschitzke STK 31
2000 Paul Hasleby FRE 33
1999 Adam Goodes SYD 33
1998 Byron Pickett NMFC 30
1997 Michael Wilson PORT 27
1996 Ben Cousins WCE -
1995 Nick Holland HAW -
1994 Chris Scott BL -
1993 Nathan Buckley BL -

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