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Coaches’ votes: Round 5

In the rooms | Will Hayes Bulldogs Media spoke to Will Hayes after the Bulldogs Round 5 loss to Carlton
Bontempelli was the only Bulldog among the votes in the loss to the Blues on Sunday, receiving one to take his season tally to 35. - Western Bulldogs
Bontempelli was the only Bulldog among the votes in the loss to the Blues on Sunday, receiving one to take his season tally to 35.

Marcus Bontempelli has been leapfrogged by Carlton’s Patrick Cripps at the top of the AFLCA Champion Player of the Year leaderboard after round five.

Bontempelli was the only Bulldog among the votes in the loss to the Blues on Sunday, receiving one to take his season tally to 35.

Cripps collected seven votes to move to 36 for the season, and lead the competition.

It was all Carlton in the voting.

Key forward Harry McKay was adjudged best afield by both coaches, receiving 10 votes, with Cripps and fellow midfielder Sam Petrevski-Seton each receiving seven.

Zac Fisher (four) and Lachie Plowman (one) also featured for the Blues.

Leaderboard - 2019

ROUND 5

VOTES

PLAYER

CLUB

36

Patrick Cripps

CARL

35

Marcus Bontempelli

WB

26

Tim Kelly*

GEEL

25

Patrick Dangerfield*

GEEL

24

Lachlan Neale

BL

23

Lachie Whitfield

GWS

22

Nat Fyfe

FRE

21

Michael Walters

FRE

20

Stephen Coniglio

GWS

19

Sebastian Ross

STK


*Votes from the Easter Monday clash between Geelong and Hawthorn are still to come