East Brighton Vampires very own Andrew McGrath has polled 51 votes to win the NAB Rising Star award by 10 votes over Hawthorn’s Ryan Burton.

Congratulations Andrew another great season of football.  Another great step in what will become a great career.

Rising Star top five

  • Andrew McGrath — Essendon (51 votes)
  • Ryan Burton —Hawthorn (41)
  • Sam Powell-Pepper — Port Adelaide (35)
  • Charlie Curnow — Carlton (27)
  • Eric Hipwood — Brisbane (6)