Georgia Patrikios’ scintillating season has been rewarded with her second Best & Fairest, the perfect culmination to an extremely impressive 2021 season. 

The 20-year-old – who was a joint winner of last year’s award – polled almost double the amount of votes (80) of the second-placed Tyanna Smith (49) to claim the club’s most coveted accolade.

Co-captain Cat Phillips rounded out the podium finishers (39), while Rhi Watt and Tilly Lucas-Rodd finished inside the top-five.

Patrikios’ terrific campaign came complete with maiden All-Australian honours, a place in the AFL Players’ Association 22Under22 side, a nomination for the AFL Players’ Association MVP and selection in the AFLW Team of the Year.

The silky Saint also snared the fan-voted Dare Sainter of the Year and the Rebel Young Leader Award during tonight’s celebrations.

Hannah Priest received the AFLW Crest Award – presented by Reflex and voted on by the playing group – for upholding the values of the club, while Smith’s head-turning debut season earned her the Best Emerging Player Award.

Meanwhile, Bianca Jakobsson’s commitment on and off the field was rewarded with the AFLW Personal Excellence Dual-Career Award, presented by the True Believers Coterie Group.

St Kilda 2021 Best & Fairest leaderboard

Georgia Patrikios – 80 votes
Tyanna Smith – 49 votes
Cat Phillips – 39 votes
Rhi Watt – 37 votes
Tilly Lucas-Rodd – 34 votes
Kate Shierlaw – 32 votes
Hannah Priest – 30 votes
Jayde Van Dyk – 26 votes
Rosie Dillon – 24 votes
Tarni White – 19 votes

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Patrikios dazzles in 2021

Watch the highlights of our 2021 AFLW Best & Fairest winner Georgia Patrikios.

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