Izzy Huntington has been recognised for her efforts in 2020 with a spot in AFL Media’s AFLW Team of the Year.

The forward-turned-defender was one of five named in the back-line.

Huntington was named in the Team of the Week on three occasions this year, averaging 13 disposals across five matches.

The 21-year-old was also nominated for the NAB AFLW Rising Star award in Round 6, recording 15 disposals and six marks against the undefeated Fremantle.

Huntington finished the home-and-away season ranked equal-first for contested marks, and second for intercept possessions across the competition.

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Huntington | 'A real honour to get the nomination'

Bulldogs Media spoke to Izzy Huntington after she was nominated for the NAB AFLW Rising Star award for Round 6.

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AFL Media’s AFLW Team of the Year 2020 

DEFENDERS: Libby Birch (Melbourne), Isabel Huntington (Western Bulldogs), Stacey Livingstone (Collingwood), Kate Lutkins (Brisbane), Jade Pregelj (Gold Coast)

MIDFIELDERS: Parris Laurie (West Coast, ruck), Kiara Bowers (Fremantle), Jaimee Lambert (Collingwood), Alyce Parker (GWS), Karen Paxman (Melbourne), Maddy Prespakis (Carlton)

FORWARDS: Sabreena Duffy (Fremantle), Jasmine Garner (North Melbourne), Kalinda Howarth (Gold Coast), Caitlin Greiser (St Kilda), Tayla Harris (Carlton)

INTERCHANGE: Anne Hatchard (Adelaide), Kate Hore (Melbourne), Emma Kearney (North Melbourne), Phoebe Monahan (Richmond), Ash Riddell (North Melbourne)