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Dally M Medal 2021
Tom Trbojevic won the 2021 Dally M Medal. (Getty)
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Justin Darcy 08 Nov 2021
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2021 Dally M Medal winner Tom Trbojevic played 18 games for the season, just 15 in the regular season voting period, scoring 28 tries and was still only one point of Jonathan Thurston's record votes of 36. Trbojevic also won the Wally Lewis Medal for the player of the series in Origin. The made him a new record holder in the game, the player who has played the least amount of games to win the Dally M Medal.

Nathan Cleary had his chance to beat Trbojevic in the final two rounds, but did not poll one vote which ensured the latter was home and hosed having played brilliantly.

Trbojevic (35 votes) beat Nathan Cleary (30 votes), Cody Walker (29 votes), James Tedesco (23 votes) and Daly Cherry-Evans (23 votes) for the award.

Awards Night


Other awards on the night were also:

Fullback of the Year: Tom Trbojevic (Manly Sea Eagles)

Winger of the Year: Reuben Garrick (Manly Sea Eagles) and Brian To’o (Penrith Panthers)

Centre of the Year: Matt Burton (Penrith Panthers) and Justin Olam (Melbourne Storm)

Five-Eighth of the Year: Cody Walker (South Sydney Rabbitohs)

Halfback of the Year: Nathan Cleary (Penrith Panthers

Prop of the Year: James Fisher-Harris (Penrith Panthers) and Payne Haas (Brisbane Broncos)

Hooker of the Year: Brandon Smith (Melbourne Storm)

Second Rower of the Year: Viliame Kikau (Penrith Panthers) and Isaiah Papali’i (Parramatta Eels)

Lock of the Year: Isaah Yeo (Penrith Panthers)

Coach of the Year: Craig Bellamy (Melbourne Storm)

Captain of the Year: James Tedesco (Sydney Roosters)

Rookie of the Year: Sam Walker (Sydney Roosters)

Peter Frilingos Award: Melbourne Storm’s 19 straight wins

Provan-Summons Award: Josh Morris (Sydney Roosters) for supporting his brother after his career ending knee injury

Top Point Scorer: Reuben Garrick (Manly Sea Eagles) — 304 points

Ken Irvine Medal (Top Try Scorer): Alex Johnston (South Sydney Rabbitohs) — 27 tries

VB Hardest Working Player: Isaiah Papali’i (Parramatta Eels)

Try of the Year: Tom Trbojevic (Manly Sea Eagles)

Tackle of the Year: Xavier Coates (Brisbane Broncos)

Coach of the year: Craig Bellamy
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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: (L-R) Justin Olam of the Storm, Josh Addo-Carr of the Storm and Harry Grant of the Storm attend the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: (L-R) Justin Olam of the Storm, Josh Addo-Carr of the Storm and Harry Grant of the Storm attend the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: (L-R) Jarome Luai of the Panthers, Apisai Koroisau of the Panthers and Nathan Cleary of the Panthers attend the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: (L-R) Jarome Luai of the Panthers, Apisai Koroisau of the Panthers and Nathan Cleary of the Panthers attend the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Sam Walker of the Sydney Roosters poses after winning Rookie of the Year during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Sam Walker of the Sydney Roosters poses after winning Rookie of the Year during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Sam Walker of the Sydney Roosters poses after winning Rookie of the Year during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Sam Walker of the Sydney Roosters poses after winning Rookie of the Year during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: James Tedesco of the Sydney Roosters poses after winning Captain of the Year during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: James Tedesco of the Sydney Roosters poses after winning Captain of the Year during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: James Tedesco of the Sydney Roosters poses after winning Captain of the Year during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: James Tedesco of the Sydney Roosters poses after winning Captain of the Year during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy poses after winning Coach of the Year during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy poses after winning Coach of the Year during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy poses after winning Coach of the Year during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy poses after winning Coach of the Year during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Tom Trbojevic of the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles poses after winning the Dally M medal during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Tom Trbojevic of the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles poses after winning the Dally M medal during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Tom Trbojevic of the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles poses after winning the Dally M medal during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Tom Trbojevic of the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles poses after winning the Dally M medal during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Tom Trbojevic of the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles poses after winning the Dally M medal during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Tom Trbojevic of the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles poses after winning the Dally M medal during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Tom Trbojevic of the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles poses after winning the Dally M medal during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Tom Trbojevic of the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles poses after winning the Dally M medal during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Tom Trbojevic of the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles poses after winning the Dally M medal during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Tom Trbojevic of the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles poses after winning the Dally M medal during the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Viliame Kikau of the Panthers and his partner Brittany Carey attend the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Viliame Kikau of the Panthers and his partner Brittany Carey attend the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Nathan Cleary of the Panthers attends the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Nathan Cleary of the Panthers attends the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Tom Trbojevic of the Sea Eagles and his partner Kristi Wilkinson attend the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Tom Trbojevic of the Sea Eagles and his partner Kristi Wilkinson attend the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Tom Trbojevic of the Sea Eagles and his partner Kristi Wilkinson attend the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 27: Tom Trbojevic of the Sea Eagles and his partner Kristi Wilkinson attend the NRL 2021 Dally M Awards at the Howard Smith Wharves on September 27, 2021 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

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Dally M Medal 2021 Top 10

FinishPlayerPoints
1stTom Trbojevic35
2ndNathan Cleary30
3rdCody Walker26
4thJames Tedesco23
4thDaly Cherry-Evans23
6thRoger Tuivasa-Sheck21
7thJahrome Hughes20
7thAdam Doueihi20
7thWilliam Kennedy20
10thBen Hunt18

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