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1999 AFL season

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Start date  1999
Attendance  6,243,586
Teams  16
Matches played  185
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Premiers  Kangaroos (4th premiership)
Minor premiers  Essendon (15th minor premiership)
Pre-season cup  Hawthorn (3rd pre-season cup win)
Highest attendance  94,228 (Grand Final, Kangaroos v Carlton)
Coleman Medallist  Scott Cummings (West Coast)
Brownlow Medallist  Shane Crawford (Hawthorn)
Similar  1998 AFL season, 1997 AFL season, 1995 AFL season, 1993 AFL season, 1992 AFL season

The 1999 Australian Football League season was the 103rd season of the elite Australian rules football competition.


See List of Australian Football League premiers for a complete list.

AFL Draft

See 1999 AFL Draft for more information.

Pre Season Cup

Hawthorn defeated Port Adelaide 12.11 (83) to 5.6 (36)

Round 22

The Collingwood and Brisbane Lions match was the last to be held at Victoria Park and the Hawthorn and Sydney match was the last to be held at Waverley Park


All teams played 22 games during the home and away season, for a total of 176. An additional 9 games were played during the finals series.

Ladder progression

  • Numbers highlighted in green indicate that the team finished the round inside the top 8.
  • Numbers highlighted in blue indicates the team finished first on the ladder in that round.
  • Numbers highlighted in red indicates the team finished in last place on the ladder in that round.
  • Semi Finals

    Note: West Coast Eagles played its "home" final at the MCG despite being ranked above Carlton due to the agreement then in place with the Melbourne Cricket Club that at least one game each week of the finals be played at the MCG.

    Preliminary Finals

    For the main article on the Preliminary Final between Essendon and Carlton: 1999 AFL First Preliminary Final


  • The Brownlow Medal was awarded to Shane Crawford of Hawthorn.
  • The Leigh Matthews Trophy as the AFL's most valuable player was awarded to Shane Crawford of Hawthorn.
  • The Coleman Medal was awarded to Scott Cummings of the West Coast Eagles.
  • The Norm Smith Medal was awarded to Shannon Grant of the Kangaroos
  • The AFL Rising Star award was awarded to Adam Goodes of the Sydney Swans.
  • The wooden Spoon was "awarded" to Collingwood.
  • References

    1999 AFL season Wikipedia