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The Trevor Barker Award is an Australian rules football award for the player voted the St Kilda Football Club best and fairest player during the home and away season in the Australian Football League by a voting panel.

It has been awarded since 1914 but has only been known as the Trevor Barker Award since the late 1990s, in honour of former St Kilda player and reserves coach Trevor Barker, who died, aged 39, in April 1996.

Nick Riewoldt has won the most awards with six between 2002 and 2014.[1]

The voting system as of the 2017 AFL season, consists of five coaches giving an undetermined number of players a ranking from one to four after each match. Players can receive a maximum of 20 votes for a game.[2]

RecipientsEdit

^ Denotes current player
+ Player won Brownlow Medal in same season
Season Recipient(s) Ref.
1914 Wels Eicke
1915 Wels Eicke (2)
1916 N/A
1917 N/A
1918 Roy Cazaly
1919 Wels Eicke (3)
1920 Wally Cameron
1921 Bill Cubbins
1922 Barney Carr
1923 Bill Cubbins (2)
1924 Colin Watson
1925 Cyril Gambetta
1926 Horrie Mason
Harold Matthews
1927 Harold Matthews (2)
1928 Bill Cubbins (3)
1929 Bill Cubbins (4)
1930 Fred Phillips
1931 Harry Neill
1932 Bill Mohr
1933 Harold Comte
1934 Jack Davis
1935 Jack Davis (2)
1936 Bill Mohr (2)
1937 Jack Davis (3)
1938 Stan Lloyd
1939 Roy Fountain
1940 Alan Killigrew
1941 Reg Garvin
1942 Ken Walker
1943 Ken Walker (2)
1944 Reg Garvin (2)
1945 Harold Bray
1946 Keith Rosewarne
1947 Harold Bray (2)
1948 Robert Hancock
1949 Jim Ross
1950 Bruce Phillips
1951 Jim Ross (2)
1952 Jim Ross (3)
1953 Keith Drinan
1954 Les Foote
1955 Neil Roberts
1956 Keith Drinan (2)
1957 Brian Gleeson+
1958 Neil Roberts+ (2)
1959 Verdun Howell+
1960 Lance Oswald
1961 Lance Oswald (2)
1962 Darrel Baldock
1963 Darrel Baldock (2)
1964 Ian Stewart
1965 Darrel Baldock (3)
1966 Ian Stewart+ (2)
1967 Ross Smith+
1968 Carl Ditterich
1969 Bob Murray
1970 Daryl Griffiths
1971 Ross Smith (2)
1972 Stuart Trott
1973 Kevin Neale
1974 Glenn Elliott
1975 Jeff Sarau
1976 Trevor Barker
1977 Jeff Sarau (2)
1978 Graeme Gellie
1979 Jeff Dunne
1980 Jeff Dunne (2)
1981 Trevor Barker (2)
1982 Peter Kiel
1983 Max Crow
1984 Greg Burns
1985 Paul Morwood
1986 Greg Burns (2)
1987 Tony Lockett+
1988 Danny Frawley
1989 Nicky Winmar
1990 Stewart Loewe
1991 Tony Lockett (2)
1992 Robert Harvey
1993 Nathan Burke
1994 Robert Harvey (2)
1995 Nicky Winmar (2)
1996 Nathan Burke (2)
1997 Robert Harvey+ (3)
1998 Robert Harvey+ (4)
1999 Nathan Burke (3)
2000 Andrew Thompson [3]
2001 Peter Everitt [4]
2002 Nick Riewoldt [5]
2003 Lenny Hayes [6]
2004 Nick Riewoldt (2) [7]
2005 Steven Baker [8]
Luke Ball
2006 Nick Riewoldt (3) [7]
2007 Nick Riewoldt (4) [9]
2008 Sam Fisher [10]
2009 Nick Riewoldt (5) [11]
2010 Lenny Hayes (2) [12]
2011 Sam Fisher (2) [13]
2012 Lenny Hayes (3) [14]
2013 Jack Steven^ [15]
2014 Nick Riewoldt (6) [16]
2015 Jack Steven^ (2) [17]
2016 Jack Steven^ (3) [18]
2017 Sebastian Ross^ [19]
2018 Jack Steven^ (4)
2019 Sebastian Ross^ (2)

Multiple winnersEdit

^ Denotes current player
Player Medals Seasons
Nick Riewoldt 6 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2014
Bill Cubbins 4 1921, 1923, 1928, 1929
Robert Harvey 4 1992, 1994, 1997, 1998
Jack Steven^ 4 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018
Darrel Baldock 3 1962, 1963, 1965
Nathan Burke 3 1993, 1996, 1999
Jack Davis 3 1934, 1935, 1937
Wels Eicke 3 1914, 1915, 1919
Lenny Hayes 3 2003, 2010, 2012
Jim Ross 3 1949, 1951, 1952
Trevor Barker 2 1976, 1981
Harold Bray 2 1945, 1947
Greg Burns 2 1984, 1986
Keith Drinan 2 1953, 1956
Jeff Dunne 2 1979, 1980
Sam Fisher 2 2008, 2011
Reg Garvin 2 1941, 1944
Tony Lockett 2 1987, 1991
Harold Matthews 2 1926, 1927
Bill Mohr 2 1932, 1936
Lance Oswald 2 1960, 1961
Neil Roberts 2 1955, 1958
Sebastian Ross^ 2 2017, 2019
Jeff Sarau 2 1975, 1977
Ross Smith 2 1967, 1971
Ian Stewart 2 1964, 1966
Ken Walker 2 1942, 1943
Nicky Winmar 2 1989, 1995

ReferencesEdit

General
  • "Honour Roll". Saints.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
Specific
  1. ^ Ralph, Jon (5 September 2014). "Nick Riewoldt claims his sixth Trevor Barker Medal ahead of retiring Lenny Hayes". Herald Sun. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 5 September 2014.
  2. ^ "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.
  3. ^ Anderson, Jon (14 November 2015). "St Kilda has produced some of the best forwards in AFL era including Tony Lockett, Nick Riewoldt". Herald Sun. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  4. ^ Morris, Tom (11 August 2014). "Where are they now? Peter Everitt". Saints.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  5. ^ "How the best was won". The Age. Fairfax Media. 7 October 2002. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  6. ^ Khadem, Nassim (2 October 2003). "Hayes Saints' best and fairest". The Age. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  7. ^ a b Morris, Tom (5 September 2014). "Nick's six: Riewoldt crowned club champion". Saints.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  8. ^ Morris, Tom; Holmesby, Luke (28 August 2014). "Farewell to former Saints skipper". Saints.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  9. ^ "McLeod collects Crows' top gong". ABC Online. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 6 October 2007. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  10. ^ Hogg, Alistair (5 October 2008). "Sam Fisher wins 2008 St Kilda Best & Fairest". Saints.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  11. ^ "Close, but it's five for Nick Riewoldt". News.com.au. News Corp Australia. 4 October 2009. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  12. ^ Matthews, Bruce (7 October 2010). "Lenny Hayes tops St Kilda's best-and-fairest again". Fox Sports (Australia). News Corp Australia. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  13. ^ Holmesby, Luke (8 October 2011). "Fisher grabs second Barker". AFL.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  14. ^ "St Kilda best and fairest Lenny Hayes says he can't wait to push himself into pre-season training". Fox Sports (Australia). News Corp Australia. 13 September 2012. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  15. ^ Brosnan, James (6 September 2013). "Jack Steven breaks veterans' hold on Saints best and fairest". AFL.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  16. ^ Chreny, Daniel (5 September 2014). "St Kilda captain Nick Riewoldt wins sixth best and fairest award". The Age. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  17. ^ Murnane, Matt (14 September 2015). "St Kilda star Jack Steven wins second Trevor Barker Medal". The Age. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  18. ^ Navaratnam, Dinny (1 September 2016). "Jack Steven claims his third Trevor Barker Award". AFL.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  19. ^ Navaratnam, Dinny (6 October 2017). "Rising mid claims the Saints' brightest halo". AFL.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 6 October 2017.