Fothergill-Round Medal

First awarded in 1989, the Fothergill-Round Medal is awarded to the most promising young talent in the VFL competition who is believed to have the most potential to reach the AFL.

This medal is awarded in honour of Des Fothergill (Williamstown) and Barry Round (Williamstown), who are the only players to win both the J.J. Liston Trophy and the Brownlow Medal.

 

YEAR

PLAYER

CLUB

2017

Bayley Fritsch

Casey Demons

2016

Luke Ryan

Coburg

2015

Adam Marcon

Williamstown

2014

Nic Newman

Frankston

2013

Kane Lambert

Northern Blues

2012

Dean Towers

North Ballarat

2011

Ahmed Saad

Northern Bullants

2010

Michael Hibberd

Frankston

2009

Michael Barlow

Werribee Tigers

2008

Robin Nahas

Port Melbourne

2007

Shane Valenti

Sandringham

2006

Jason Davenport

Geelong

2005

Jackson Barling

Williamstown

2004

Adam Fisher

Sandringham

2003

Aaron Davey

Port Melbourne

2002

Michael Firrito

Box Hill Hawks

2001

Kristian De Pasquale

Coburg Tigers

2000

Michael Swann

Port Melbourne

1999

Mark Passador

Springvale

1998

Andrew Shipp

Springvale

1997

James Puli

Werribee

1996

Paul Dooley

Williamstown

1995

Mark Porter

Coburg

1994

Bruce Cohen

Box Hill

1993

Adam Williams

Sandringham

1992

Julian Shanks

Williamstown

1991

Ron Delulio

Box Hill

1990

Mattheu Quirk

Oakleigh

1989

Chris Owen

Preston

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