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Best Eagle afield: Shannon Hurn

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 14: Shannon Hurn of the Eagles with his Best on Ground (Glendinning / Allen Medal) during the 2019 AFL round 04 match between the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers at Optus Stadium on April 14, 2019 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Daniel Carson/AFL Photos)
Shannon Hurn claimed his third Glendinning-Allan Medal on Saturday night

In a game marred by skill errors and poor decision making, one man stood above all others.

Not surprisingly he won his third Glendinning-Allan Medal as best afield.

Shannon Hurn stood resolute in defence for the Eagles, with an outstanding rebounding performance across half-back.

He had 32 possessions, the bulk of them dispensed by the most destructive right foot in the game.

He also took eight marks, most of them intercepts, and in conjunction with Brad Sheppard, Jeremy McGovern and Tom Barrass, they turned back countless Fremantle advances.