Lucas, Stanton Bomber’s best
It was an evening of glitz and glamour last night at the Brownlow medal count, as Adam Goodes won his second best and fairest award, capping off a outstanding season for the Swans. In a dry night of votes for Essendon, Scott Lucas and Brent Stanton tied as the best of the Bombers, polling seven votes each.
Crichton Medal final voting
The 2006 Crichton Medal was presented last Wednesday with Scott Lucas winning the prestigious award for his year steering the Essendon forward line. It was a fast finishing Lucas polling 111 votes in the last six games of the season to win the coveted prize.
Horsburgh new Essendon Chairman
The Essendon Football Club board tonight voted Ray Horsburgh in as the new Chairman of the Club, replacing Neil McKissock who officially stood down from the position at tonight’s board meeting. McKissock had previously announced his intentions at last week’s Crichton Medal function.
2006 Football Woman of the Year
Barb Cullen has today been named the 2006 Football Woman of the Year. The award was announced at The Great Grand Final Comedy Debate, presented by the Essendon Women’s Network. While she may not be a household name, her contribution to AFL has been significant in her commitment to the preservation of football’s heritage and tradition.