Who will be the 2016 AFL Fan of the Year?

Spring has sprung, Footy is in Finals mode and at this time of years it is also the Awards season.


First we had the Rising Star, then the All Australian and then AFLPA and finally ending with the Chas, however we are neglecting one very important award and not getting its due recognition. AFL Fan of the Year!


Yes, into its second year the AFL Fans Association allocates an award for;


Fan of the Year

Recognising one male and one female fan who has demonstrated passion and dedication to their club.
Supporter Group of the Year

Recognising the official or unofficial supporter group that goes above and beyond the call of duty to support their team.
Best player

Patrick Dangerfield / Rory Sloane / Dan Hannebery / Dustin Martin / Marcus Bontempelli / Joel Selwood / Josh P Kennedy (Syd) / Lance Franklin / Lachie Neale / Luke Parker / Alex Rance / Sam Mitchell / Other
Best defender

Aliir Aliir / Alex Rance / Heath Shaw / Robbie Tarrant / Corey Enright / Rory Laird / Daniel Talia / Jeremy McGovern / Other
Best forward

Eddie Betts / Lance Franklin / Jeremy Cameron / Josh J Kennedy (WC) / Taylor Walker / Toby Greene / Cyril Rioli / Tom Hawkins / Josh Jenkins / Jack Gunston / Chad Wingard / Tom Lynch / Jack Riewoldt / Tim Membrey / Other
Most exciting player

Eddie Betts / Patrick Dangerfield / Cyril Rioli / Max Gawn / Steve Johnson / Lance Franklin / Other


Everyone is invited to vote by visiting https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MVJZGHC. Nominations have opened and close on Thursday, 22 September, with the winners announced during Grand Final week.


Send in your vote, suggest an Almanacker, lets get this thing going.


Last Year’s Results;

Fan of the Year (Female) Award: Lesley Benham (Collingwood)
Fan of the Year (Male) Award: Liam Briggs (Port Adelaide)
Supporter group of the Year Award: The Alberton Crowd (Port Adelaide)
Best AFL venue: MCG
Best AFL footy show: AFL 360
Best AFL commentator: Dennis Cometti
Most exciting player: Eddie Betts (Adelaide)
Best performer from the 2014 AFL National Draft: Isaac Heeney (Sydney)
Best player in the 2015 home and away season: Nat Fyfe (Fremantle)
Best defender: Alex Rance (Richmond)
Best forward: Josh Kennedy (West Coast)



AFLFA membership is free and fans are encouraged to join at www.aflfans.org.au.

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