Adelaide Crows star forward Taylor Walker retains a clear lead in the Carey Bunton Medal as well as the AFL Coaches Association Award despite not polling votes in round 4.
The only NSW players to poll votes from the AFL coaches in round 4 were Callum Mills of the Sydney Swans and Giants’ mid-fielder Jacob Hopper.
To date thirteen players from NSW have scored votes in the award which each season (from 2020) identifies the most outstanding player in the AFL who hailed from New South Wales.
VOTES ROUND 4
28 Taylor Walker (North Broken Hill) – Adelaide
13 Callum Mills (Mosman) – Sydney Swans (R4 2 votes v ESS)
10 Sam Wicks (Manly-Warringah) – Sydney Swans
9 Errol Gulden (UNSW-Eastern Suburbs) – Sydney Swans
8 Jacob Hopper (Leeton-Whitton) – GWS Giants (R4 3 votes v COLL)
5 Braeden Campbell (Pennant Hills) – Sydney Swans
5 Lachie Schultz (Moama) – Fremantle
4 Isaac Heeney (Cardiff) – Sydney Swans
3 Matthew Flynn (Narrandera) – GWS Giants
3 Harry Perryman (Collingullie) – GWS Giants
2 Jarrad Witts (Sydney University) – Gold Coast
2 Tom Hawkins (Finley) – Geelong
1 Harry Cunningham (Turvey Park) – Sydney Swans