Parker and Hamilton dominate club B&Fs

Gabrielle Trainor Medal

Alyce Parker has won her fourth consecutive Gabrielle Trainor Medal as the GIANTS’ best and fairest player. She’s the first GIANT (AFL or AFLW) to win four B&Fs at the club, and she’s only 22…

Parker averaged 23.3 disposals, 5.6 clearances, 10.3 handballs and 3.9 marks from 10 games this season, leading by example in her first season as vice-captain. She has also been named in the All-Australian squad, looking to claim her third selection in the All-Australian team. 

The GIANTS Academy graduate and proud Holbrook product debuted in 2019, receiving the club’s Rising Star award in her first season and has taken out the Gabrielle Trainor Medal every season since. 

Top 10 

1. Alyce Parker (99 votes)
2. Georgia Garnett (69)
3. Tarni Evans (68)
4. Jodie Hicks (47)
5. Katherine Smith (43)
6. Nicola Barr (37)
7. Alicia Eva (31)
8. Madison Brazendale (29)
8. Annalyse Lister (29)
10. Cora Staunton (28) 


Sydney Swans AFLW Club Champion

18-year old Sydney Swans midfield/ forward Cynthia Hamilton has capped off a whirlwind debut season to claim the inaugural Sydney Swans AFLW Club Champion award.

Hamilton was a consistent performer for the Swans in her debut season after being drafted to the Swans from the Queanbeyan Tigers with pick 11 in the 2022 AFLW Draft. 

The former NSW/ACT and All-Australian junior had 19 disposals in two games this season (Round 4 v Hawthorn and Round 10 v Geelong) and kicked two goals in the Swans narrow loss to Essendon Round 6. She averaged 2.7 clearances, 3.2 tackles and 10.9 disposals and consistently showcased her ability to win the football and bring others into the game through her energy at the contest.

Top 9
1. Cynthia Hamilton 81 
2. Montana Ham 71 
3. Sofia Hurley 62 
4. Brooke Lochland 42
5. Ella Heads 38
6. Lauren Szigeti 33
7. Molly Eastman 31
8. Paige Sheppard 31
9. Lisa Steane 30