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The Norwich AFL Rising Star award is given annually to a standout young player in the Australian Football League. The 1996 medal was won by West Coast player Ben Cousins.
1996 AFL Rising Star Wikipedia
Every round, an Australian Football League rising star nomination is given to a standout young player. To be eligible for the award, a player must be under 21 on January 1 of that year, have played 10 or fewer senior games and not been suspended during the season. At the end of the year, one of the 22 nominees is the winner of award.