MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 08: Steele Sidebottom of the Magpies looks on during the round 16 AFL match between the Essendon Bombers and the Collingwood Magpies at Melbourne Cricket Ground on July 8, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Melbourne’s Jack Viney and Collingwood’s Steele Sidebottom were unanimous best-on-ground’s over the weekend, as both the Demons and Pies advanced to the preliminary finals.

Sidebottom now takes the lead from Richmond’s Dylan Grimes and West Coast’s Elliot Yeo.


10 Jack Viney (Melb)
6 Jack Gunston (Haw)
6 Neville Jetta (Melb)
6 Tom McDonald (Melb)
1 Max Gawn (Melb)
1 Isaac Smith (Haw)


10 Steele Sidebottom (Coll)
8 Brayden Maynard (Coll)
4 Lachie Whitfield (GWS)
3 Stephen Coniglio (GWS)
3 Jordan De Goey (Coll)
2 Adam Treloar (Coll)

AFLCA Leaderboard

15 – Steele Sidebottom (COLL)
10 – Dylan Grimes (RICH)
10 – Jack Viney (MELB)
10 – Elliot Yeo (WCE)
9 – Tom McDonald (MELB)
9 – Sam Weideman (MELB)
8 – James Harmes (MELB)
8 – Brayden Maynard (COLL)