DUSTIN Martin was adjudged the 2017 Norm Smith Medal winner, however not everybody agreed.
Speedy defender Bachar Houli had a blinder for the Tigers, spearheading their rebounding assault off half again and placing via an excellent purpose.
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Martin had 29 touches — 21 contested — to steer the Tigers and booted 2.2, whereas Houli’s 25 disposals had been laced with 11 marks.
Former Tigers coach Terry Wallace had Houli on the high of his Norm Smith voting, with Shane Edwards second and Martin third.
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- 13 – Dustin Martin
- 10 – Bachar Houli
- 2 – Alex Rance
- 2 – Shane Edwards
- 2 – Dion Prestia
- 1 – Jack Graham
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Houli was very good early, whereas Martin labored his approach into it, however there have been loads of followers on social media who consider the speedster was robbed of the perfect on floor medal.