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Rising Star Danyle Pearce (Port Adelaide)
The NAB AFL Rising Star award is given annually to a stand out young player in the Australian Football League. The 2006 medal was won by Port Adelaide player Danyle Pearce.
Every round, an Australian Football League rising star nomination is given to a stand out young player. To be eligible for the award, a player must be under 21 on 1 January 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.
References2006 AFL Rising Star Wikipedia
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