Will Setterfield is the current favourite to win the 2019 AFL Rising Star Award, he was traded to Carlton during the recent Trade Period after playing 2 games for the Giants. Setterfield suffered an ACL injury during a pre-season game early in 2018, he did not play a game last season.
Setterfield is set to be a genuine Midfield option at the Blues, he shared his thoughts earlier this week via @MacquarieSport.
“I’m going to come in & help the midfield with guys like Cripps & Murphy on the inside.. That’ll be my main role to start with.. I should be all good for Round 1” Will Setterfield.
Esava Ratugolea is currently second favourite to win the Rising Star Award, he played 9 games for the Cats last season averaging 7.7 Disposals & 2.2 Marks along with kicking 7 Goals.
The No.1 overall AFL Draft Pick Sam Walsh is currently third favourite, he was a prolific ball winner during the 2018 National Championships averaging 29.0 Disposals & 6.8 Tackles for Vic County.
2019 RISING STAR AWARD ODDS
$7.00 Will Setterfield
$7.50 Esava Ratugolea
$9.00 Sam Walsh
$13 Darcy Fogarty, Izak Rankine, Jack Lukosius, Aiden Bonar, Luke Davies-Uniacke
$15 Sam Taylor
$17 Nick Coffiled
$19 Jack Scrimshaw
$26 Todd Marshall, Connor Rozee, Nick Blakey, Lewis Young
$34 Liam Stocker, Nathan Murphy, Isaac Quaynor, Josh Begley, Jamaine Jones, Will Powell, Ben King, Brett Daniels, Jye Caldwell, Tarryn Thomas, Shai Bolton, Max King
*Odds via Bet Easy (More players available)
To be eligible to be nominated for the award, a player must be younger than 21 years of age on 1 January of the award year and have played 10 or fewer senior games before the beginning of the season.
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