PERTH, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 15: Caleb Serong of the Dockers celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2021 AFL Round 22 match between the Fremantle Dockers and the West Coast Eagles at Optus Stadium on August 15, 2021 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Will Russell/AFL Photos)

The 2022 Gary Ayres Award votes for the opening week of the AFL finals, with three players noted to be unanimously seen as best-afield in their respective matches.

Like the AFL Coaches Association Champion Player of the Year Award, both coaches from each game will provide votes on the match in a 5-4-3-2-1 format.

Across the four weeks of finals, the player who has polled the most votes will be awarded with the Gary Ayres Award as the player adjudged the best in the post-season.

The AFLCA have noted that votes in the Grand Final will receive a 1.5 times loading for the results.

Here are the votes from week one of the AFL finals...

Brisbane 106 def Richmond 104

10 - Lachie Neale (BL)
7 - Hugh McCluggage (BL)
4 - Zac Bailey (BL)
2 - Nick Vlastuin (RICH)
2 - Daniel McStay (BL)
1 - Toby Nankervis (RICH)

1 - Tom J Lynch (RICH)

Melbourne 69 def by Sydney 91

10 - Steven May (MELB)
8 - Luke Parker (SYD)
3 - James Rowbottom (SYD)
3 - Jake Lloyd (SYD)
3 - Clayton Oliver (MELB)
3 - Callum Mills (SYD)

 

Geelong 78 def Collingwood 72

9 - Gary Rohan (GEEL)
6 - Darcy Moore (COLL)
5 - Jordan De Goey (COLL)
5 - Scott Pendlebury (COLL)
3 - Tom Atkins (GEEL)
1 - Jeremy Cameron (GEEL)
1 - Joel Selwood (GEEL)

Fremantle 73 def Western Bulldogs 67

10 - Caleb Serong (FRE)
7 - Michael Walters (FRE)
2 - Luke Ryan (FRE)
2 - Brennan Cox (FRE)
1 - Jack Macrae (WB)
1 - Josh Dunkley (WB)

Leaderboard

10 Steven May MELB
10 Lachie Neale BL
10 Caleb Serong FRE
9 Gary Rohan GEEL
8 Luke Parker SYD
7 Marcus Bontempelli WB
7 Hugh McCluggage BL
7 Michael Walters FRE
6 Darcy Moore COLL
5 Jordan De Goey COLL
5 Scott Pendlebury COLL