Australian Rules Football

Norm Smith Medal

Norm Smith Medal


A Brief History Of Norm Smith Medal

The Norm Smith Medal is the award given in the AFL Grand Final to the player adjudged by an independent panel of experts to have been the best player in the match.

The Norm Smith Medal is named after former Melbourne player and coach, Norm Smith. It was named in his honour mostly due to his coaching feats in Grand Finals: he coached six Melbourne premiership sides.
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Player
Steve Johnson
Andrew Embley
Chris Judd
Byron Pickett
Simon Black
Nathan Buckley
Shaun Hart
James Hird
Shannon Grant
Andrew McLeod
Andrew McLeod
Glenn Archer
Greg Williams
Dean Kemp
Michael Long
Peter Matera
Paul Dear
Tony Shaw
Gary Ablett
Gary Ayres
David Rhys-Jones
Gary Ayres
Simon Madden
Billy Duckworth
Colin Robertson
Maurice Rioli
Bruce Doull
Kevin Bartlett
Wayne Harmes
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Geelong
West Coast
West Coast
Port Adelaide
Brisbane Lions
Collingwood
Brisbane Lions
Essendon
Kangaroos
Adelaide
Adelaide
North Melbourne
Carlton
West Coast
Essendon
West Coast
Hawthorn
Collingwood
Geelong
Hawthorn
Carlton
Hawthorn
Essendon
Essendon
Hawthorn
Richmond
Carlton
Richmond
Carlton