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Cunnington's top nod

Ben Cunnington has moved up to third place overall on the AFLCA Champion Player of the Year leaderboard, after another ten-vote effort against Gold Coast.

The brilliant midfielder received five votes from each of the coaches on the night, with 31 disposals, 14 clearances, 4 tackles and 7 inside 50s capping off a memorable game.

Skipper Jack Ziebell was also among the votes, polling eight for his 28 disposals, 8 clearances and 10 tackles in game 200.

Jared Polec had arguably his best game for the club so far, with 28 touches and a goal, to grab six votes, while Kayne Turner was another player to have a big impact.

The small-forward finished with 15 disposals, 8 tackles and 2 goals to register three votes. 

North Melbourne v Gold Coast

10 Ben Cunnington (NMFC)
8 Jack Ziebell (NMFC)
6 Jared Polec (NMFC)
3 Kayne Turner (NMFC)
2 Jarrod Harbrow (GCFC)
1 Will Brodie (GCFC)

North leaderboard

56 Ben Cunnington
31 Shaun Higgins
18 Jack Ziebell
15 Todd Goldstein
11 Ben Brown

AFL leaderboard

69 Tim Kelly (GEEL)
62 Patrick Cripps (CARL)
56 Ben Cunnington (NMFC)
49 Brodie Grundy (COLL)
48 Patrick Dangerfield (GEEL)