Best player per team in AFL era (1990-2019)

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Be interested to see what people think on this one. All subjective of course. My list:

Adelaide - Andrew McLeod
Brisbane/Fitzroy - Michael Voss
Carlton - Greg Williams
Collingwood - Nathan Buckley
Essendon - James Hird
Fremantle - Matthew Pavlich
Geelong - Gary Ablett Snr
Gold Coast - Gary Ablett Jnr
GWS - Jeremy Cameron
Hawthorn - Sam Mitchell
Melbourne - Jim Stynes
North Melbourne - Wayne Carey
Port Adelaide - Gavin Wanganeen
Richmond - Matthew Richardson
St Kilda - Robert Harvey
Sydney - Lance Franklin
Western Bulldogs - Chris Grant
West Coast - Ben Cousins
 
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I agree Chris Grant for us. With Marcus Bontempelli to pass him sooner than people realise. Has already won two b&f and one in a premiership year. Has been great for 6 years now. Even last year he was slightly off but still better than most.
I agree Bont isnt far away now.
 

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Be interested to see what people think on this one. All subjective of course. My list:

Adelaide - Andrew McLeod
Brisbane/Fitzroy - Michael Voss
Carlton - Greg Williams
Collingwood - Nathan Buckley
Essendon - James Hird
Fremantle - Matthew Pavlich
Geelong - Gary Ablett Snr
Hawthorn - Sam Mitchell
Melbourne - Jim Stynes
North Melbourne - Wayne Carey
Port Adelaide - Gavin Wanganeen
Richmond - Matthew Richardson
St Kilda - Robert Harvey
Sydney - Lance Franklin
Western Bulldogs - Chris Grant
West Coast - Ben Cousins
Very hard to argue with those nominations. Some debates could be:

Pendlebury vs Buckley
Hodge vs Mitchell vs Buddy
Ablett vs Scarlet
Stynes vs Nietz
Wanganeen vs Tredrea
Richardson vs Martin
Harvey vs Riewoltd
Grant vs Johnson
Cousins vs many from the 1992 1994 flags

If you include the players like Lockett, Dunstall, Daicos, it becomes a lot more difficult.
 

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Be interested to see what people think on this one. All subjective of course. My list:

Adelaide - Andrew McLeod
Brisbane/Fitzroy - Michael Voss
Carlton - Greg Williams
Collingwood - Nathan Buckley
Essendon - James Hird
Fremantle - Matthew Pavlich
Geelong - Gary Ablett Snr
Gold Coast - Gary Ablett Jnr
GWS - Jeremy Cameron
Hawthorn - Sam Mitchell
Melbourne - Jim Stynes
North Melbourne - Wayne Carey
Port Adelaide - Gavin Wanganeen
Richmond - Matthew Richardson
St Kilda - Robert Harvey
Sydney - Lance Franklin
Western Bulldogs - Chris Grant
West Coast - Ben Cousins
Blues - Bradley
Pies - Pendelbury
Hawks - Crawford
Dees - Neitz
Saints - Revolt
Eagles - Matera
 

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Adelaide - McLeod
Brisbane - Voss
Carlton - Williams (Cripps at career end will be close, maybe better)
Collingwood - Pendlebury
Essendon - Lloyd
Fremantle - Pavlich
Geelong - Ablett Snr
GC - Ablett
GWS - Ward
Hawthorn - Mitchell
Melbourne - Stynes & Neitz tie
North - WAAAAAYNE
Port - Wanganeen
Richmond - Richardson
St Kilda - Lockett
Sydney - Goodes
West Coast - Cox & Matera tie
WB - Grant
 
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Was Dunstall better in the eighties or nineties?
Obviously a great player across both decades but I would have his 90's ahead. Higher goal average in an inferior team, was a leader in the 90's, his highest goal tally (145 goals) came in 1992, as did his runner up in the Brownlow.
 

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Obviously a great player across both decades but I would have his 90's ahead. Higher goal average in an inferior team, was a leader in the 90's, his highest goal tally (145 goals) came in 1992, as did his runner up in the Brownlow.
Would you argue for him as a better player than Mitchell?
 

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Very hard to argue with those nominations. Some debates could be:

Pendlebury vs Buckley
Hodge vs Mitchell vs Buddy
Ablett vs Scarlet
Stynes vs Nietz
Wanganeen vs Tredrea
Richardson vs Martin
Harvey vs Riewoltd
Grant vs Johnson
Cousins vs many from the 1992 1994 flags

If you include the players like Lockett, Dunstall, Daicos, it becomes a lot more difficult.
Only commenting on Richmond ,
Martin might over take Richo , but I'd say not there yet
Richo often in a weaker side 800 goals , often topped the league for contested marks , and many of those were real contested pack marks
 

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Only commenting on Richmond ,
Martin might over take Richo , but I'd say not there yet
Richo often in a weaker side 800 goals , often topped the league for contested marks , and many of those were real contested pack marks
Richo is easily Richmond’s greatest player of the last 25 years, miles above anyone else
 
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