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VFL: Tom Campbell third in J.J.

Ruckman Tom Campbell has capped off an outstanding individual season, finishing third in the VFL's best and fairest award, the J.J. Liston Trophy.

In his first season at North Melbourne, Campbell registered numbers fitting of a midfielder, averaging 23 disposals and 6.5 clearances per game. 

The recently re-signed Kangaroo was the league's number one big man, also averaging 33 hit-outs and 6 marks across 17 games.

Campbell polled a total of 15 votes, with Aaron Hall (6), Nick Rippon (4) and Nash Holmes (3) next in line.

J.J. Liston leaderboard

25. Tom Gribble (Werribee)
17. Rhylee West (Footscray)
15. Tom Campbell (North Melbourne)
14. Michael Barlow (Werribee)
14. Marc Pittonet (Box Hill)
14. Shannen Lange (Port Melbourne)

North votes

15. Thomas Campbell
6. Aaron Hall
4. Nick Rippon
3. Nash Holmes
2. Jed Anderson
2. Nathan Hrovat
2. Taylor Garner
1. Ben McKay
1. Jamie Macmillan
1. Luke Davies-Uniacke
1. Tristan Xerri