Melbourne midfielder Clayton Oliver confirmed his position among the AFL elite and joined of the club’s greatest names by taking out his fourth club best and fairest award on Friday night.
The 25-year-old has now been named club champion in four of his seven seasons at the Demons and added the Keith “Bluey” Truscott Memorial Trophy to an enormous 2022 haul of awards.
Oliver was also named the joint winner of the AFL Coaches Association’s player of the year award for the second season in a row and earnt his third All-Australian blazer.
He also came equal fourth in the Brownlow Medal, racking up 25 votes after a stellar season in which he only missed one game, returning after surgery to repair a broken thumb to play out Melbourne’s unsuccessful finals campaign.
“For Clayton to be awarded his fourth club best and fairest at such a young age is an incredible effort and…