Player of the Year - Round 7

Each round we'll be posting our votes for The Swans Blog's Player of the Year award.

The players will be voted on their performance on the day regardless of previous form. The player with the highest number of votes at the end of the season, wins. Simple.

Round 7 saw the swans fall agonisingly short at the SCG on Saturday night against the resurgent North Melbourne Kangaroos.

The Swans found it tough going all night, despite being lead brilliantly by Callum Sinclair, who was far and away the best Swan in the first half.

Collecting 15-disposals and 13 hit-outs, the ruckman has elevated his game to an elite level this year, and is in career-best form.

His first half was so good, it was the best on the ground of any player, and 21 AFL Fantasy points ahead of the nearest Swan.

While his performances dipped as he tired, Heath Grundy was a rock in defence for the Swans.

His match-up had no impact on the game, while he racked up career-best metres gained, recording an unbelievable 265 metres gained just 13-minutes into the second quarter.

Grundy finished the game with 22-disposals, just one turnover, 91 percent disposal efficiency and a career-high 401 metres gained.

5 - Heath Grundy
4 - Callum Sinclair
3 - Will Hayward
2 - Josh Kennedy
1 - Zak Jones

16 - Callum Sinclair
15 - Lance Franklin
13 - Isaac Heeney
12 - Luke Parker
10 - Josh Kennedy
7 - Jarrad McVeigh

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Justin Mitchell

Justin is a passionate AFL and Sydney Swans supporter, and football blogger since 2016. All articles are of his own opinion. You can reach him by twitter and Facebook at @theswansblog

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