Lachlan Delahunty from Subiaco Football Club was named 2019 Sandover Medallist at the vote count at Optus Stadium tonight, Monday September 16, with a total of 28 votes.
Delahunty finished the count one vote ahead of Subiaco teammate Kyal Horsley on 27 votes, and previous Sandover Medal winners Kane Mitchell (24 votes) and Jye Bolton (22 votes), from Claremont.
Delahunty polled votes in 13 games after averaging 27 possessions and 15 hit-outs during the season. A best-on-ground performance in the final round saw him secure the Sandover Medal by a solitary vote.
Sandover Medal voting reverted this year to a 3-2-1 system, with multiple medals to be awarded in the case of a tie. Delahunty’s win saw him receive the 109th Sandover Medal.
2019 SANDOVER MEDAL TOP 10
28 – Lachlan Delahunty (Subiaco)
27 – Kyal Horsley (Subiaco)
24 – Kane Mitchell (Claremont)
22 – Jye Bolton (Claremont)
20 – Haiden Schloithe (South Fremantle)
19 – Clinton Jones (Perth)
16 – Aaron Black (West Perth)
16 – Ben Sokol (Subiaco)
15 – Bailey Banfield (Claremont)
15 – Jacob Dragovich (South Fremantle)
15 – Rohan Kerr (East Perth)
The winners of the Simply Energy WAFL Colts, WAFL Reserves and WAFLW competitions were also honoured on the night, along with other WA Football Awards for Excellence.
Simply Energy Colts Jack Clarke Medal
Koopah Todd (West Perth)
WAFL Reserves Prendergast Medal
Matthew Bogensperger (Peel Thunder)
WAFLW Dhara Kerr Fairest & Best Award
Hayley Miller (Subiaco) & Danika Pisconeri (Subiaco)
Bernie Naylor Medal – WAFL Leading Goalkicker
Ben Sokol (Subiaco)
JJ Leonard Coach of the Year
Beau Wardman (Subiaco)
Umpires Montgomery Medal
Rodriguez Shield – Champion Club
Subiaco Football Club
AFL 18s All Australians
Liam Henry (Claremont)
Luke Jackson (East Fremantle)
Trent Rivers (East Fremantle)
Deven Robertson (Perth)
Jeremy Sharp (East Fremantle)
Elijah Taylor (Perth)
Coach: Peter Sumich