Averaged 28 disposals in 2010 and won his second Best and Fairest award to enhance his reputation a

s the heartbeat of St Kilda. His leadership and individual brilliance were key factors in the Saints’ 2010 campaign. When his team needed him, he lifted, playing pivotal roles in the finals where he averaged more than 26 touches and 10 tackles in the series, and won the Norm Smith Medal in the drawn Grand Final.

Player honours: 3rd Brownlow Medal 2009; Best and Fairest 2003, 2010; 2nd Best and Fairest 2002; 3rd Best and Fairest 2004, 2005, 2008; Norm Smith Medal 2010 (drawn Grand Final); All-Australian 2003, 2005, 2009, All-Australian nominee 2008, 2010; International Rules Series 2003; Morrish Medal 1998; AFL Rising Star nominee 1999; pre-season premiership sides 2004, 2008; Captain 2004; Co-Captain 2007. Brownlow Medal: 2010 votes 19; career votes 103. Draft history: 1998 National AFL Draft 1st round selection (St Kilda) No. 11 overall.