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    Australian rules football - articles describing the Victorian Football League (VFL) awards of the Brownlow medal (commencing in 1924)

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  1. BEST AND FAIREST PLAYER. Gre[?]ves (Geelong) Wins Modal.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 18 September 1924 p 18 Article
    Abstract: At the beginning of the [?] the Victorian Football Leauge decided to award, as a memorial to the late Mr. C. Brownlow, secretary of the Geelong Footb ... 240 words
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    1924 - Edward ' Carji' Greeves (Geelong)

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  2. BEST AND FAIREST PLAYER. Watson (St. Kilda) Gains Honour.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 1 October 1925 p 4 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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    1925 - Colin Watson (St Kilda)

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  3. FOOTBALL. FIRST SEMI-FINAL. GEELONG V. ESSENDON. Club Notes. By Old Boy.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 17 September 1926 p 15 Article
    Abstract: The end of the season is approaching, [?]d with the first semi-final to-morrow we realise that soon cricket will [?]old sway. Already some of the gro ... 3457 words
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    1926 - Ivor Warne-Smith (Melbourne)
    note: the description appears half way down the first column of the article, the first of two medals won by Warne-Smith

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  4. FOOTBALL. BROWNLOW MEDAL. WON BY S. COVENTRY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 15 September 1927 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Vetes of the field umpires were counted at the meeting of the permit and umpire committee of the Victorian Football League last night to [?]de the wi ... 1577 words
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    1927 - Syd Coventry (Collingwood)

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  5. FOOTBALL. BROWNLOW MEDAL. Warne-Smith Again Successful.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 6 September 1928 p 10 Article
    Abstract: For the second time Iv[?]r Warne-Smith, captain and coach of the Melbourne team, has been awarded the Brownlow medal for the best and fairest player ... 1329 words
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    1928 - Ivor Warne-Smith (Melbourne)
    note: this is the second Brownlow won by Warne-Smith

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  6. FOOTBALL. BROWNLOW MEDAL. WON BY ALBERT COLLIER. Collingwood's Second Success.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 5 September 1929 p 14 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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    1929 - Albert Collier (Collingwood)

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  7. LEAGUE "BEST AND FAIREST." THREE PLAYERS TIE. Judkins, Hopkins, and H. Collier.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 18 September 1930 p 11 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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    1930 - Counting of votes
    Note: Three players were tied on four votes and the rules did not provide for what to do in the event of a tie

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  8. BROWNLOW FOOTBALL MEDAL. WARDED TO JUDKINS. REVISION OF REGULATIONS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 27 September 1930 p 21 Article
    Abstract: Only after considerable discussion was [?]e award of the Brownlow medal for the best and fairest player in League football for the season made last n ... 325 words
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    1930 - Stan Judkins (Richmond)
    Note: A decision was made to base award on the fewest number of games played.
    Harry Collier (Collingwood) and Allan Hopkins (Footscray) were awarded retropsective medals in 1989.

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  9. FOOTBALL. BROWNLOW MEDAL. WON BY H. BUNTON. Best and Fairest Player in League.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 17 September 1931 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Haydn Bunton, the Fitzroy [?]tility player, has won the Brownlo[?] medal for the best and fairest player in the League. He obtained 26 points. A. Hop ... 1088 words
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    1931 - Haydn Bunton (Fitzroy)
    note: the first of three medals won by Bunton

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  10. FOOTBALL CHAMPION. BROWNLOW MEDAL. H. BUNTON WINS AGAIN. Moloney and Faull Equal Second.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 8 September 1932 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Although only in his second season as a League footballer Haydn Bunton, the Fitzroy rover, has been awarded for the second time the Brownlow medal fo ... 320 words
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    1932 - Haydn Bunton (Fitzroy)
    note: second of three medals won by Bunton

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  11. BROWNLOW MEDAL WON BY W. SMALLHORN FITZROY'S THIRD SUCCESS Lowenthal Second, Davis Third
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 7 September 1933 p 7 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides Illustrated
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    1933 - Wilfred 'Chicken' Smallhorn (Fitzroy)

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  12. BROWNLOW MEDAL WON BY REYNOLDS OF ESSENDON BUNTON ONE VOTE BEHIND Shea, Regan, and Martin Third
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 20 September 1934 p 9 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: The Brownlow Medal for the best and fairest player in the Victorian Football League was won by Reynolds, of Essendon, with 19 votes. He defeated H. B ... 242 words
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    1934 - Dick Reynolds (Essendon)

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  13. BROWNLOW MEDAL TO BUNTON WINS FOR THIRD TIME RECORD FOR THE LEAGUE Forbes (Essendon) Runner-up
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 12 September 1935 p 11 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: For the third time Haydn Bunton, of Fitzroy, has won the Brownlow medal awarded by the Victorian Football League to the best and fairest player in th ... 319 words
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    1935 - Haydn Bunton (Fitzroy)
    note: third medal awarded to Bunton

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  14. D. RYAN WINS BROWNLOW MEDAL Fitzroy Player's Success CLUB'S REMARKABLE RECORD
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 10 September 1936 p 11 Article
    Abstract: "Dinny" Ryan, the Fitzroy centre half-back, has won the Brownlow Medal for the season 1936. The medal is awarded annually, on the voles of the centra ... 548 words
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    1936 - Denis 'Dinny' Ryan (Fitzroy)

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  15. BEST AND FAIREST LEAGUE FOOTBALLER Reynolds Wins Brownlow Medal H. MATTHEWS SECOND IN VOTING "The Argus" Cup Award Endorsed
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 2 September 1937 p 15 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: R. Reynolds, the Essendon utility man, with 27 votes, won the Brownlow Medal, awarded for the best and fairest player in the Victorian Football Leagu ... 908 words
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    1937 - Dick Reynolds (Essendon)
    note: the second of three medals won by Reynolds

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  16. BROWNLOW TO REYNOLDS WINS MEDAL FOR THIRD TIME Record Equalled
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 1 September 1938 p 20 Article
    Abstract: For the second successive year and for the third time— which equals the record established by Haydn Bunton, of Fitzroy—Dick Reynolds, the Essendon ro ... 882 words
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    1938 - Dick Reynolds (Essendon)
    note: third medal awarded to Reynolds

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  17. M. WHELAN WINS Brownlow Medal
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 7 September 1939 p 18 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Marcus Whelan, the Collingwood centre man, has won the Brownlow medal for the best and fairest player in the Victorian Football 472 words
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    1939 - Marcus Whelan (Collingwood)

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  18. Football MATTHEWS AND FOTHERGILL Tie For Medal
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 5 September 1940 p 12 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Herb Matthews, South Melbourne centre player, who won "The Argus" cup and Des. Fothergill, Collingwood rover, tied for the Brownlow medal, the highes ... 744 words
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    1940 - Des Fothergill (Collingwood), Herb Matthews (South Melbourne)

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  19. N. WARE WINS MEDAL Brownlow Award
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 4 September 1941 p 8 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Norman Ware, Footscray captain and coach, and one of the best followers in the League, has won the Brownlow Medal, the highest award 714 words
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    1941 - Norman Ware (Footscray)

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  20. KIEN STRUGGLE FOR BROWNLOW MEDAL D. Cordner, Howell, Morris
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 5 September 1946 p 12 Article
    Abstract: Don Cordner's win in the 1946 Brownlow Medal competition came only after a keen struggle between himself, J. Howell (Cariton), and W. Morris (Richmon ... 391 words
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    1946 - Don Cordner (Melbourne)

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  21. Votes decide Brownlow Medal winner DEACON WINS FROM BRAY; TIE FOR THIRD
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 4 September 1947 p 20 Article
    Abstract: BERT DEACON, Victorian and Carlton centre half back, won the Brownlow Medal by two points when votes were counted last night. Until third preferences ... 522 words
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    1947 - Bert Deacon (Carlton)

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  22. MORRIS WINS COVETED V F L AWARD
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 7 September 1948 p 14 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Bill Morris, Richmond and Interstate follower, has won the Brownlow Medal for 1948. Ollie Grieve (Carlton) 336 words
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    1948 - Bill Morris (Richmond)

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  23. R.Clegg Wins 1949 Brownlow Medal
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 1 September 1949 p 20 Article
    Abstract: RON CLEGG, South Melbourne's centre half-back, won the Brownlow Medal for best and fairest player in the Victorian Foot ball League last night, after ... 717 words
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    1949 - Ron Clegg (South Melbourne)
    Note: Colin Austen (Hawthorn) was awarded a retrospective medal in 1989

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  24. ALAN RUTHVEN WINS COVETED TITLE MANY GET VOTES
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 31 August 1950 p 9 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: ALAN RUTHVEN, Fitzroy captain and rover, has won the 1950 Brownlow Medal for the best and fairest player in the Victorian Football League. 680 words
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    1950 - Alan Ruthven (Fitzroy)

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  25. Two-men contest from start SMITH, CLEGG FOUGHT OUT DUEL
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 6 September 1951 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Only a few votes had been counted before it was obvious that either Bernie Smith or Ron Clegg would win the Brownlow Medal. 183 words
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    1951 - Bernie Smith (Geelong)

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  26. Dramatic finish to Brownlow voting RICHMOND FOLLOWER SNATCHES NARROW WIN
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 4 September 1952 p 8 Article
    Abstract: GIANT Richmond ruckmon Roy Wright last night took the 1952 Brownlow Medal in one of the most dramatic finishes to the voting for years. 791 words
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    1952 - Roy Wright (Richmond)

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  27. Bill Hutchison in four-point Brownlow victory
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 3 September 1953 p 18 Article
    Abstract: ESSENDON and State captain Bill Hutchison last night won the Brownlow Medal by four points from Collingwood rover and centreman Bob Rose. "Hutchinson ... 208 words
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    1953 - Bill Hutchinson (Essendon)

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  28. ROY ROMPS HOME IN BROWNLOW VOTING
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 2 September 1954 p 18 Article
    Abstract: BURLY Richmond and State follower Roy Wright last night romped away with the 1954 Brownlow Medal by a margin of 812 words
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    1954 - Roy Wright (Richmond)
    note: second medal won by Wright

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