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The Malcolm Blight Medal is a post-season award given to the best and fairest player for the Adelaide Football Club. The medal was first awarded in 1991, and later named after former Adelaide Crows coach Malcolm Blight. The voting system as of the 2017 AFL season, consists of five coaches giving each player a ranking from zero to four after each match. Players can receive a maximum of 20 votes for a game.[1]

RecipientsEdit

Multiple winnersEdit

^ Denotes current player
Player Medals Seasons
Simon Goodwin 3 2000, 2005, 2006
Andrew McLeod 3 1997, 2001, 2007
Mark Ricciuto 3 1998, 2003, 2004
Ben Hart 2 1999, 2002
Rory Sloane^ 2 2013, 2016
Scott Thompson 2 2011, 2012

ReferencesEdit

General
  • "Club Awards". AFC.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 7 August 2016.
Specific
  1. ^ "AFL Best and Fairest winners 2017: Who won your team's club champion award?". Fox Sports Australia. News Corp Australia. 3 September 2017. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  2. ^ Capel, Andrew (23 June 2011). "'Blindsided' Mickan to stay in footy". The Advertiser. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  3. ^ Morgan, Kym (2 June 2015). "Chris McDermott urges Crows to draft more local talent". The Advertiser. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  4. ^ a b Rucci, Michelangelo (14 October 2014). "Adelaide Football Club's greatest team of its first 25 AFL seasons". The Advertiser. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  5. ^ Hanlon, Peter (29 August 2002). "Grateful Rehn calls it a day". The Age. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  6. ^ Willis, Belinda (29 January 2016). "How Netball SA is fighting sexism in sport". The Advertiser. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  7. ^ a b "Andrew McLeod retires". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. 23 August 2010. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  8. ^ a b Burtenshaw, David (29 April 2015). "Hall of Fame: Mark Ricciuto". AFC.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  9. ^ Rucci, Michelangelo (15 June 2016). "Ben Hart's rise from a 17-year-old schoolboy to Adelaide Crows poster boy". The Advertiser. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  10. ^ a b "Hall of Fame: Simon Goodwin". AFC.com.au. Bigpond. 29 April 2015. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  11. ^ "How the best was won". The Age. Fairfax Media. 7 October 2002. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  12. ^ "AFL club champions 2003". The Age. Fairfax Media. 5 October 2003. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  13. ^ Shiell, Alan (6 October 2006). "Goodwin's good win". AFC.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 7 August 2016.
  14. ^ Rucci, Michelangelo (5 October 2007). "Nathan Bock takes Blight honour". The Advertiser. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 7 August 2016.
  15. ^ Rucci, Michelangelo (3 October 2008). "McLeod proves his value". The Advertiser. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 7 August 2016.
  16. ^ Rucci, Michelangelo (2 October 2009). "Vince joins Adelaide club greats". The Advertiser. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 7 August 2016.
  17. ^ O'Connell, James (4 September 2010). "Douglas claims Adelaide's B&F". AFL.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 7 August 2016.
  18. ^ Australian Associated Press (10 September 2011). "Thompson claims Malcolm Blight Medal". ABC Online. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 7 August 2016.
  19. ^ "Scott Thompson regains Blight Medal". News.com.au. News Corp Australia. 6 October 2012. Retrieved 7 August 2016.
  20. ^ Rucci, Michelangelo (7 September 2013). "Soul of Crows line-up Rory Sloane wins his first best-and-fairest title". The Advertiser. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 7 August 2016.
  21. ^ Thring, Harry (5 September 2014). "Crows defender grabs first Malcolm Blight Medal". AFL.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 7 August 2016.
  22. ^ Fjeldstad, Jesper (27 September 2015). "Patrick Dangerfield wins Malcolm Blight Medal as Adelaide Crows best and fairest". The Advertiser. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 7 August 2016.
  23. ^ Gaskin, Lee (23 September 2016). "Sloane joins Adelaide greats with second club champion award". AFL.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
  24. ^ Gaskin, Lee (6 October 2017). "Crows ball magnet romps to first B&F win". AFL.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 6 October 2017.
  25. ^ Fjeldstad, Jesper (1 September 2018). "All-Australian defender Rory Laird takes out first Malcolm Blight Medal in a canter". The Advertiser. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 21 September 2018.
  26. ^ "Brad Crouch wins first Club Champion". afc.com.au. Telstra. 3 October 2019. Retrieved 3 October 2019.