TEMPLETON WINS RESERVES MAGAREY MEDAL
Article by Zac Milbank @ SANFL
Central District swingman Jacob Templeton has won the 2018 Reserves Magarey Medal.
With a strong finish to the season, Templeton polled a total of 16 votes to edge out Woodville-West Torrens rover James Rowe, who tallied 15.
Sturt running machine Ed Allan was placed third with 11 votes while North’s James Schwarz and Norwood premiership player Callum Bartlett were the other players to attract double figures.
Starting with Central’s Reserves in 2011, Templeton has played a total of 49 Reserves games and 53 League matches for the Bulldogs while also having a stint with the Eagles which yielded 17 Reserves games and 11 League appearances.
The 28-year-old – who is equally effective in defence, midfield and attack – registered 23 disposals and five goals in Round 18 before having 25 possessions in Round 19 to capture the Reserves’ highest individual honour.
RESERVES MAGAREY MEDAL LEADERBOARD
Jacob Templeton (Central) 16
James Rowe (Eagles) 15
Ed Allan (Sturt) 11
James Schwarz (North) 10
Callum Bartlett (Norwood) 10
Oliver Johnson (West) 9
Lachlan Ryan (West) 9
Jack Penfold (Sturt) 9
Ben Nason (Central) 9
Gibson Turner (West) 9
Alex Moyle (South) 9
For the full list of Reserves Magarey Medal vote-winners, click here.
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