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Jobe Watson named best Bomber

01/10/2010 10:48:44 PM Comments (0)

Essendon captain Jobe Watson capped an impressive individual season by winning his club's Crichton medal as best and fairest player for the second straight year.

Watson finished the count with 291 votes ahead of Heath Hocking on 241 and third-placed Jason Winderlich on 231.

The 25-year-old's best performance came in Round 17 when he collected 38 possessions, laid three tackles and kicked two goals in the Bombers win over North Melbourne.

Watson who finished equal 7th in the AFL Brownlow medal this season with 16 votes.

The 190cm midfielder was taken under the father-son rule with selection 40 in the 2002 National AFL Draft.

Since debuting in 2003, Watson has played 115 games and has kicked 44 goals.

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