Australian Rules Football

The Ron Evans Medal

The Ron Evans Medal


A Brief History Of The Ron Evans Medal

The NAB Rising Star award is given annually to a standout young player in the Australian Football League. It was previously known as the Norwich Rising Star award and first began in 1993. As of 2007, the winner is presented with the Ron Evans Medal.

Every round, an Australian Football League rising star nomination is given to a standout young player. To be eligible for the award, a player must be under 21 on January 1 of that year, have played 10 or fewer senior games and not been suspended during the season. At the end of the year, one of the 22 nominees is the winner of award.
Season
2007
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000
1999
1998
1997
1996
1995
1994
1993
Player
Joel Selwood
Danyle Pearce
Brett Deledio
Jared Rivers
Sam Mitchell
Nick Riewoldt
Justin Koschitzke
Paul Hasleby
Adam Goodes
Byron Pickett
Michael Wilson
Ben Cousins
Nick Holland
Chris Scott
Nathan Buckley
Team
Geelong
Port Adelaide
Richmond
Melbourne
Hawthorn
St Kilda
St Kilda
Fremantle
Sydney Swans
Kangaroos
Port Adelaide
West Coast Eagles
Hawthorn
Brisbane Bears
Brisbane Bears