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Hill polls top votes in coaches' award

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 08: Stephen Hill of the Dockers kicks the ball during the 2017 AFL round 03 match between the Fremantle Dockers and the Western Bulldogs at Domain Stadium on April 08, 2017 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Daniel Carson/AFL Media)
Stephen Hill was crucial in Freo's 16-point win over the Bulldogs on Saturday night.

Stephen Hill has received top votes in the 2017 Shadforth Financial Group AFLCA Champion Player of the Year for round three.

Hill was among Freo’s best in their 16-point win against the Western Bulldogs with 33 disposals, with the coaches awarding him a 10 out of a possible 10 votes.

The midfielder was instrumental when the game was in the balance, collecting 12-last-quarter possessions and linking up with his brother Bradley (25 disposals) as Fremantle piled on five goals to none to win the game against the reigning premiers.

Fremantle captain Nat Fyfe led through the midfield with 33 touches as well and polled six votes.

2017 Shadforth Financial Group AFLCA Champion Player of the Year: Round 3

Stephen Hill 10 Votes
Nat Fyfe 6 Votes
Joel Hamling 4 Votes
Bradley Hill 3 Votes
David Mundy 3 Votes
Jason Johannisen 3 Votes
Lachie hunter 1 Vote
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