BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 15: Alexandra Anderson of the Lions celebrates with team mates during the round three AFLW match between the Brisbane Lions and the West Coast Eagles at Hickey Park on February 15, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Albert Perez/Getty Images)
Brisbane's Ally Anderson claimed the AFLW Season Seven best and fairest award to add to a domain year with the Lions.
In what was a thrilling count, Anderson succeeds teammate
Emily Bates in taking out the award with 21 votes.
AFLW All-Australian side and Rising Star Award were also revealed at Tuesday night's ceremony.
AFLW Best and Fairest
Brisbane's Ally Anderson has been crowned the season seven AFLW best and fairest following a stellar season for the Lions.
Anderson claims the crown the same year her partner-in-crime
Emily Bates took out the award, having done so in season six.
Polling three votes in the final round of the season, Anderson eclipsed
Richmond star Monique Conti for the award in what was a thrilling count.
Anderson polled 21 votes for the season, two ahead of Conti and three in front of
Adelaide's Ebony Marinoff.
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 06: Alexandra Anderson of the Lions (L) and Emily Bates of the Lions look on after the win during the round nine AFLW match between the Brisbane Lions and the North Melbourne Kangaroos at Maroochydore Multi Sports Complex on March 06, 2022 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Kelly Defina/ AFL Photos/Getty Images)
Anderson will be looking to add to her best and fairest honour on Sunday when the Lions face
Melbourne in the AFLW grand final.
A. Anderson (Bris) - 21 votes
M. Conti (Rich) - 19
E Marinoff - 18
M. Prespakis (Ess) - 17
O. Purcell (Melb) - 16
A. Parker ( GWS) - 15
C. Rowbottom - 15
G Prespakis* (Geel) - 15
AFLW All-Australian team
The backline of the Season Seven All-Australian side has been confirmed, with
Brisbane leading the way with four selections.
Lions quartet Breamma Koenen, Nat Grider,
Jesse Wardlaw and Greta Bodey all won selections in the 21-person side.
Melbourne captain Emma Kearney has claimed a record seventh All-Australian selection, finding a spot in defence alongside the likes of breakout Tiger Eilish Sheerin and exciting Crow Chelsea Bidell.
Adelaide midfielder Anne Hatchard landed her fourth appearance in the AFLW All-Australian side, while Tiger Monique Conti joins with four selections also.
Georgie secured her maiden AA nod, while
Carlton tall Breann Moody was selected as the side's ruck.
Bomber Maddy Prespakis joins her sister in the side with her third All-Australian selection, while retiring Tiger
Courtney Wakefield departs the AFLW with a maiden AA nod.
Adelaide skipper Chelsea Randall found a spot on the interchange, claiming her fourth AA selection.
Melbourne's Jasmine Garner was named captain of the side, while Lion Breanna Koenen was named as her deputy.
Chelsea Biddell (ADEL)
Breanna Koenen (BRIS)
Eilish Sheerin (RICH)
Katie Lynch (WB)
Emma Kearney (NM)
Anne Hatchard (ADEL)
Monique Conti (RICH)
Georgie Prespakis (GEEL)
Breann Moody (CARL)
Jasmine Garner (NM)
Ebony Marinoff (ADEL)
Kate Hore (MELB)
Jesse Wardlaw (BRIS)
Madison Prespakis (ESS)
Courtney Wakefield (RICH)
Chloe Scheer (GEEL)
Olivia Purcell (MELB)
Nat Grider (BRIS)
Amy McDonald (GEEL)
Chelsea Randall (ADEL)
Greta Bodey (BRIS)
Rising Star Award
Hannah Ewings has claimed the Season Seven Rising Star Award thanks to a stellar first season at Port Adelaide.
Ewings edged out the likes of
Abbey Dowrick, Jasmine Fleming and Ella Roberts for the honour.
She joins past winners
Mimi Hill (2022), Tyla Hanks (2021), Isabel Huntington (2020), Madison Preskpakis (2019), Chloe Molloy (2018) and Ebony Marinoff (2017) in winning the award.
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 22: Hannah Ewings of the Power poses for a photo after winning the NAB Rising Star Award during the 2022 Season 7 W Awards at Crown Palladium on November 22, 2022 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Dylan Burns/ AFL Photos)
Full Votes Tally:
Hannah Ewings, Port Adelaide. 41 votes
2nd – Abbey Dowrick, Port Adelaide. 32 votes
3rd – Jasmine Fleming, Hawthorn. 17 votes
4th – Ella Roberts, West Coast Eagles. 15 votes
5th – Rylie Wilcox, Western Bulldogs. 10 votes
6th – Tarni Evans, GWS GIANTS. 9 votes
7th – Charlotte Thomas, West Coast Eagles. 4 votes
7th – Montana Ham, Sydney Swans. 4 votes
8th – Indy Tahau, Port Adelaide. 2 votes
9th – Paige Scott, Essendon. 1 vote