Anthony Scott has capped off an outstanding first year in red, white and blue, winning the 2019 Footscray Bulldogs’ Best and Fairest.

Scott played every game for the ‘Scray during the home and away season, before suffering a hamstring injury during the Round 21 clash with Coburg.

The former Old Trinity midfielder enjoyed a solid first year at the Club, where he booted 19 goals and averaged 16 disposals per game.

He finished the season with an impressive 105 votes, edging out captain Josh Prudden by a solitary vote. 

Western Bulldogs defender Bailey Williams rounded out the top three with 91 votes, despite only playing 12 VFL games for the season.

Footscray leader Josh Wallis, brother of AFL star Mitch, received the Coaches Award for his solid 2019 VFL campaign, where he averaged 19 disposals and four tackles per game.

Footscray Best and Fairest Top 10:

  1. Anthony Scott (105 votes)
  2. Josh Prudden (104)
  3. Bailey Williams (91)
  4. Fletcher Roberts (87)
  5. Callum Porter (85)
  6. Lachie Young (76)
  7. Reuben William (75)
  8. Josh Wallis (73)
  9. Rhylee West (69)
  10. Roarke Smith (69)