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RISING STAR TIPS & BETTING ADVICE


The AFL Rising Star award is presented annually to the player adjudged the best young player during the AFL season. Each round, a player is nominated for the Rising Star. They must be aged 20 or under on January 1 that year and have played in 10 or fewer AFL games prior to the start of the season.

Bettingpro.com.au provides weekly coverage of the Rising Star market.

RISING STAR ODDS


Keep up to date with the latest odds for the Rising Star award as we update the betting market each week.

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HOW THE RISING STAR WORKS


Every round of the AFL season will see a player nominated for the Rising Star award. A player can only be nominated once during the year.

In order to be eligible, a player must be 20 years old or younger on January 1 of that year and must have only played 10 games or fewer prior to the start of the season.

Any player suspended during the year can not win the Rising Star award, much like the Brownlow Medal.

At the completion of the season, the voting panel independently awards five votes, four votes, three votes, two votes and one vote to the nominated players they believe are best through to fifth best for that season. Whichever player polls the most is the winner.

BETTING ON THE RISING STAR


The AFL Rising Star typically has one market available with bookmakers and that is for the winner.

Some years will have a short-priced favourite such as 2019 with star Carlton midfielder Sam Walsh winning the award.

RISING STAR WINNERS


 

PlayerYearClubVotes
Nathan Buckley1993Brisbane BearsUnkniwn
Chris Scott1994Brisbane BearsUnknown
Nick Holland1995HawthornUnknown
Ben Cousins1996West CoastUnknown
Michael Wilson1997Port Adelaide27
Byron Pickett1998North Melbourne30
Adam Goodes1999Sydney33
Paul Hasleby2000Fremantle33
Justin Koschitzke2001St Kilda31
Nick Riewoldt2002St Kilda34
Sam Mitchell2003Hawthorn33
Jared Rivers2004Melbourne45
Brett Deledio2005Richmond43
Danyle Pearce2006Port Adelaide43
Joel Selwood2007Geelong44
Rhys Palmer2008Fremantle44
Daniel Rich2009Brisbane Lions45
Dan Hannebury2010Sydney45
Dyson Heppell2011Essendon44
Daniel Talia2012Adelaide43
Jaeger O’Meara2013Gold Coast44
Lewis Taylor2014Brisbane Lions39
Jesse Hogan2015Melbourne49
Callum Mills2016Sydney49
Andrew McGrath2017Essendon51
Jaidyn Stephenson2018Collingwood52
Sam Walsh2019Carlton54