All the winners from the 2020 Gillies Medal vote count

Photos supplied by The Northern Daily Leader and Ben Jaffrey


The Gillies Medal winner has been announced for 2020 with Gunnedah midfielder Josh Chiavaroli taking out the top gong.

The new recruit claimed the prize from teammate, fellow new player to the AFL North West, Jaydon Stiles.

Chiavaroli finished up with 17 votes which included three consecutive best on ground performances from rounds 5-7.

Stiles was just three points behind with 14 votes after picking up a flurry of votes to finish the year.

Swans duo Josh Jones, 12 points, and Kaleb Crowhurst, 11 points, finished third and fourth in the vote count.

Meanwhile, Swans midfielder Billie Mitchell was crowned the women’s best and fairest player.

She claimed 17 votes throughout the year to finish ahead of Gunnedah’s Alice Mitchell and Inverell’s Gabrielle Mooney who both finished with 13 votes.

In the under 17s, Inverell’s Rhyley Thom, 10 points, was named the best and fairest player ahead of fellow Saints player Conner Sharpley, eight points, and Tamworth’s Jack Dadd, six points.

The under 14s best and fairest player was Tamworth’s Harry Hagon with 16 votes.

It was a close race for the minor placings with Gunnedah’s John Hoppe finishing in second with nine votes.

Third couldn’t be split with Inverell’s Cooper Taveira and Glen Innes’ Diesel Harvey both picking up eight votes.