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After five rounds, where are the stars standing?

Some of the usual suspects have stayed in line and are now even shining brighter than ever. However, there have also been a number who have shot themselves straight into Brownlow contention straight from the left field.

Here are my thoughts on the current top 50 in the league….




  1. Josh Kennedy (Sydney)
  2. Gary Ablett (Gold Coast)
  3. Tom Hawkins (Geelong)
  4. Marc Murphy (Carlton)
  5.  Scott Pendlebury (Collingwood)
  6.  Kurt Tippett (Adelaide)
  7.  Dane Swan (Collingwood)
  8. Scott Selwood (West Coast)
  9.  Jobe Watson (Essendon)
  10.  Ted Richards (Sydney)
  11.  Chris Judd (Carlton)
  12.  Sam Mitchell (Hawthorn)
  13.  Scott Thompson (Adelaide)
  14. Brent Stanton (Essendon)
  15. Joel Selwood (Geelong)
  16. Jarrad Waite (Carlton)
  17.  Eddie Betts (Carlton)
  18.  Lenny Hayes (St Kilda)
  19.  Patrick Ryder (Essendon)
  20.  Nic Natanui (West Coast)
  21.  Trent Cotchin (Richmond)
  22.  Brendon Goddard (St Kilda)
  23. Daniel Kerr (West Coast)
  24.  Matthew Boyd (Western Bulldogs)
  25.  Lachie Henderson (Carlton)
  26.  Alex Rance (Richmond)
  27.  Jordan Lewis (Hawthorn)
  28.  Callan Ward (GWS)
  29.  Lewis Jetta (Sydney)
  30.  Brent Harvey (North Melbourne)
  31.  Tom Rockliff (Brisbane)
  32.  Aaron Sandilands (Fremantle)
  33.  Jimmy Bartel (Geelong)
  34.  Andrew Swallow (North Melbourne)
  35.  Lance Franklin (Hawthorn)
  36.  Stewart Crameri (Essendon)
  37.  Rory Sloane (Adelaide)
  38.  Matthew Kruezer (Carlton)
  39.  Daniel Wells (North Melbourne)
  40.  Tendai Mzungu (Fremantle)
  41. Will Schofield (West Coast)
  42.  Luke Dahlhaus (Western Bulldogs)
  43.  Luke Parker (Sydney)
  44.  Ryan Bastinac (North Melbourne)
  45.  Patrick Dangerfield (Adelaide)
  46.  Stephen Hill (Fremantle)
  47.  Brendan Whitecross (Hawthorn)
  48.  Travis Cloke (Collingwood)
  49.  Robert Murphy (Western Bulldogs)
  50.  Kade Simpson (Carlton)

You read my thoughts, now I want to hear from you!