John Nicholls Medal

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The John Nicholls Medal (formerly the Robert Reynolds Trophy from 1934 to 2003) is an Australian rules football award given to the player(s) adjudged best and fairest for the Carlton Football Club for the season. The voting system as of the 2017 AFL season, consists of four coaches giving each player a ranking from one to four after each match. Players can receive a maximum of 16 votes for a game. [1]

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John Nicholls was a champion ruckman who won the award five times from 1959 to 1967.

Recipients

^Denotes current player
+Player won Brownlow Medal in same season
SeasonRecipient(s)Ref.
1929 Horrie Clover
1930 N/A
1931 N/A
1932 N/A
1933 N/A
1934 Mickey Crisp
1935 Jim Francis
1936 Ansell Clarke
1937 Don McIntyre
1938 Mickey Crisp (2)
1939 Frank Gill
1940 Jim Francis (2)
1941 Bob Chitty
1942 Jim Mooring
1943 George Gniel
1944 Bob Chitty (2)
1945 Ron Savage
1946 Jack Howell
1947 Bert Deacon +
Ern Henfry
1948 Jack Howell (2)
1949 Ern Henfry (2)
1950 Arthur Hodgson
1951 Jim Clark
1952 Ollie Grieve
1953 Ken Hands
1954 Bill Milroy
1955 John James
1956 Doug Beasy
1957 Bruce Comben
1958 Bruce Comben (2)
1959 John Nicholls
1960 John James (2)
1961 John James + (3)
1962 Sergio Silvagni
1963 John Nicholls (2)
1964 Gordon Collis +
1965 John Nicholls (3)
1966 John Nicholls (4)
1967 John Nicholls (5)
1968 Sergio Silvagni (2)
1969 Garry Crane
1970 Adrian Gallagher
1971 Geoff Southby
1972 Geoff Southby (2)
1973 Peter Jones
1974 Bruce Doull
1975 Alex Jesaulenko
1976 Trevor Keogh
1977 Bruce Doull (2)
1978 Trevor Keogh (2)
1979 Mike Fitzpatrick
1980 Bruce Doull (3)
1981 Ken Hunter
1982 James Buckley
1983 Wayne Johnston
1984 Bruce Doull (4)
1985 Justin Madden
1986 Craig Bradley
Wayne Johnston (2)
1987 Stephen Kernahan
1988 Craig Bradley (2)
1989 Stephen Kernahan (2)
1990 Stephen Silvagni
1991 Justin Madden (2)
1992 Stephen Kernahan (3)
1993 Craig Bradley (3)
1994 Greg Williams +
1995 Brett Ratten
1996 Stephen Silvagni (2)
1997 Brett Ratten (2)
1998 Fraser Brown
1999 Matthew Allan
2000 Scott Camporeale
Brett Ratten (3)
2001 Anthony Koutoufides
2002 Corey McKernan
2003 Andrew McKay
2004 David Teague
2005 Anthony Koutoufides (2) [2]
2006 Lance Whitnall [3]
2007 Andrew Carrazzo
2008 Chris Judd [4]
2009 Chris Judd (2) [5]
2010 Chris Judd + (3) [6]
2011 Marc Murphy ^ [7]
2012 Heath Scotland [8]
2013 Kade Simpson [9]
2014 Bryce Gibbs [10]
2015 Patrick Cripps ^ [11]
2016 Sam Docherty ^ [12]
2017 Marc Murphy ^ (2) [13]
2018 Patrick Cripps ^ (2) [14]
2019 Patrick Cripps ^ (3) [15]
2020 Jacob Weitering ^ [16]

Multiple winners

^Denotes current player
PlayerMedalsSeasons
John Nicholls 51959, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967
Bruce Doull 41974, 1977, 1980, 1984
Craig Bradley 31986, 1988, 1993
John James 31955, 1960, 1961
Chris Judd 32008, 2009, 2010
Stephen Kernahan 31987, 1989, 1992
Patrick Cripps ^32015, 2018, 2019
Brett Ratten 31995, 1997, 2000
Bob Chitty 21941, 1944
Bruce Comben 21957, 1958
Mickey Crisp 21934, 1938
Jim Francis 21935, 1940
Ern Henfry 21947, 1949
Jack Howell 21946, 1948
Wayne Johnston 21983, 1986
Trevor Keogh 21976, 1978
Anthony Koutoufides 22001, 2005
Justin Madden 21985, 1991
Marc Murphy ^22011, 2017
Sergio Silvagni 21962, 1968
Stephen Silvagni 21990, 1996
Geoff Southby 21971, 1972


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