Sydney Swans ruckman Tom Hickey has been rewarded with the full 10 votes for the AFL Coaches Association’s AFL Champion Player Award following Saturday’s Round 7 victory over Geelong.

In a surprising return from injury, Hickey played a key role in the victory, finishing the clash with 23 hit outs, 20 disposals, 10 clearances and one goal.

Ollie Florent, Tom McCartin and Hayden McLean also polled votes in the clash.

VOTES PLAYER (CLUB)
10 Tom Hickey (SYD)
6 Mitch Duncan (GEEL)
4 Jack Henry (GEEL)
3 Oliver Florent (SYD)
3 Tom McCartin (SYD)
2 Gary Rohan (GEEL)
1 Hayden McLean (SYD)
1 Joel Selwood (GEEL)

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Match Highlights - Sydney Swans v Geelong, Round 7

Match Highlights - Sydney Swans v Geelong, Round 7

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The AFL Coaches Association’s AFL Champion Player Award is an award voted by the 18 coaching panels on a 5,4,3,2,1 basis after each home and away game, acknowledging outstanding effort by an individual player in a season.

Freemantle’s David Mundy tops the leaderboard with 38 votes whilst Tom Hickey leads the way for Sydney with 24 votes.

VOTES PLAYER CLUB
38 David Mundy FRE
34 Max Gawn MELB
34 Hugh McCluggage BL
34 Ollie Wines PORT
33 Jack Macrae WB
31 Christian Salem MELB
31 Samuel Walsh CARL
28 Touk Miller GCFC
28 Christian Petracca MELB
28 Taylor Walker ADEL
26 Clayton Oliver MELB
24 Tom Hickey SYD
24 Jaeger O'Meara HAW