Cats' Selwood wins 2007 rising star

Posted September 05, 2007 17:39:00

Geelong's Joel Selwood has been named the AFL's rising star for 2007.

Ninteen-year-old Selwood won the medal with 44 votes, ahead of Collingwood's Scott Pendlebury and Melbourne's Nathan Jones.

The midfielder played 18 matches in his debut season, averaged 19 possessions and kicked seven goals.

Topics: australian-football-league, sport, geelong-3220, australia, vic