The AFL Player Ratings system has revealed the biggest improvers in the game after the 2019 home and away season.
The midfielder has enjoyed a stellar season averaging 26 disposals a game.
Dunkley was massive for the Bulldogs this year after a move from the half-forward to a permanent midfield position in the absence of Tom Liberatore.
Dunkley averaged 28 disposals and six tackles per game this season.
Brisbane’s Hugh McLuggage (+3.8) climbed from 220 to 26 in the ratings and teammate Daniel Rich (+2.4) also saw significant improvement, rising from 191 to 35 playing a major role in the Lions’ resurgence.
On the other end of the spectrum, Tom Hawkins slid down the ratings scale despite being named an All-Australian, seeing his stock plummet from 24 to 56 and a differential of -3.7.