All the action from the AFL Awards night
NAMING of the 2023 AFL All-Australian team took centre stage at the AFL Awards on Wednesday night.
The 2023 AFL All-Australian team was revealed, with Toby Greene named as captain and Marcus Bontempelli vice-captain in his fifth selection in the side.
Zak Butters took out the AFL Coaches Association Champion Player of the Year Award, while North Melbourne young gun Harry Sheezel was named the AFL Rising Star.
Carlton star Charlie Curnow was recognised as the Coleman Medal winner for a second consecutive year, while the AFL Players’ Association awards went to Bontempelli (MVP and Best Captain), Nick Daicos (Best First Year Player) and Butters (Most Courageous Player).
2023 AFL AWARD WINNERS
ALL-AUSTRALIAN TEAM Captain Toby, 12 new faces named
SMOOTH AS BUTTERS Port gun wins coaches’ award
SHEEZ THE MAN Kangaroo named Rising Star for 2023
KING CHARLES Curnow receives second Coleman
PLAYERS’ PLAYER Bontempelli joins elite group with MVP win