AFL 2023 Brownlow Predictor - Round 13

A massive five days of football this week has had a massive effect on the Brownlow leaderboard

For the 2023 season, the Edge of the Crowd writers keep tabs on the best performances in every AFL match to predict who will win the Brownlow medal; round Thirteen was no different.

Sydney 66 def by St Kilda 80

3. Jack Sinclair

2. Rowan Marshall

1. Oliver Florent

The Saints got a key win on Thursday to have them keeping in touch with the top four while Sydney is again looking for answers. The Saint's midfield was strong, and Sinclair played a large part with 32 touches and seven clearances while gaining more than 607 metres. Rowan Marshall gets two votes after having 50 hit outs and laying seven tackles, while Ollie Florent had a massive 34 touches in a losing effort.

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Western Bulldogs 85 def by Port Adelaide 107

3. Zak Butters

2. Charlie Dixon

1. Adam Treloar

Friday night saw an excellent match between the Dogs and Power, exchanging plenty of goals before the Power ran over the top in the final quarter. Butters is in the votes for his fourth match in a row after getting 31 touches and kicking one goal. Dixon gets two votes after kicking four goals in an otherwise quiet performance. Adam Treloar gets the final vote after having 34 touches, a couple of marks, and kicking a goal.

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Hawthorn 98 d Brisbane 73

3. James Sicily

2. Josh Dunkley

1. James Worpel

It was a surprise win for the Hawks, who have managed to put together a decent month of football (apart from the Port Adelaide match). Sicily picks up three votes after having 32 touches and gaining almost 500 metres for the Hawks. Eight clearances, 28 touches, and a goal give Dunkley two votes. The final vote goes to Worpel, who got his hands on the ball 30 times.

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Adelaide 174 d West Coast 52

3. Taylor Walker

2. Rory Laird

1. Izak Rankine

Taylor Walker's 250th ended just about as everyone expected. The Crows got a nice percentage booster, and the questions continue to be asked about the Eagles. Walker receives the obvious three votes after kicking a massive bag of 10 and having 21 touches. Rory Laird picks up two votes after having 34 touches and a huge 13 clearances. The final vote goes to Rankine after kicking three goals and assisting in two more.

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Fremantle 70 def by Richmond 85

3. Tim Taranto

2. Toby Nankervis

1. Jayden Short

Richmond comes back to Melbourne with four points allowing them to get back in touch with the top eight. Taranto picks up another three votes after 35 touches and two goals; he's certainly putting together a run for the medal. Nankervis was dominant in the ruck this weekend, having 49 hit outs and kicking a goal. Jayden Short has the final vote after kicking three goals with 20 disposals.

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North Melbourne 75 def by GWS 103

3. Toby Greene

2. Jack Ziebell

1. Jesse Hogan

North managed to keep things close to the Giants until the final quarter, where the experience and quality of Toby Greene's men was obvious. The captain picks up three votes once again, this time for three goals amongst 24 disposals. North's Ziebell gets two votes for his 30 disposals and 547 metres gained. The last vote goes to the big forward Jesse Hogan; he kicked two goals with 17 touches.

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Carlton 52 def by Essendon 86

3. Nic Martin

2. Sam Walsh

1. Jye Caldwell

Another loss for the Blues is putting pressure on Michael Voss while Essendon climbs back up the ladder. Nic Martin picks up another three votes after having 30 touches with seven clearances. Walsh gets two votes after having 35 touches for the Blues, and Caldwell finishes up the votes for his 25 touches and a singular goal.

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Melbourne 66 d Collingwood 62

3. Jack Viney

2. Christian Petracca

1. Jack Crisp

The King's Birthday clash finished in a low-scoring affair that saw the Pies lose their second match for the season. Viney picks up the three votes in an underrated performance of 32 touches and a goal. Petracca is, of course, in the votes after having 28 impactful touches to go along with six touches. Jack Crisp is the final vote-getter for the weekend after gaining almost 500 metres and three clearances.

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1. Nick Daicos (20)

2. Clayton Oliver (18)

3. Jordan Dawson (18)

4. Zach Merrett (16)

5. Christian Petracca (15)

5. Tim Taranto (15)

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