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Patrick Dangerfield Spills The Secrets Of Winning Brownlow

What a night! Geelong's legendary Paddy Dangerfield is taking home the Brownlow medal for the 2016 AFL season with an amazing 35 votes.

This enters Paddy to the record books as he smashes the record for the number of votes for the prestigious award – with Dane Swan coming now in second place from when he won with 34 votes in 2011.

Dangerfield has had quite a fantastic season, his first playing for Geelong after eight years with Adelaide. He’s played in all of their home and away games, and he scored an unbelievable 48 possessions in the epic battle against North Melbourne in Round 12.

He is also a four-time All-Australian player. Dangerfield won the AFL Players most valuable players award, the AFL coaches player of the year award and a host of media awards this season such as the Herald Sun and Age player of the year.

This morning Danger joined Matt & Meshel to chat about his win nd said it was an awkward day as ‘’the Brownlow is not easy to predict. It got pretty tight with Lukey Parker.’’

With 18 games to go, Danger was level with Aaron Hall but after that stage Hall polled 0 votes.

He said ‘’It all passes quickly when you win. After everything had finished, everyone headed to Club 23 and enjoyed everyone's company.’’

Patrick is also siding with Hamish McLachlan and will not be attending the traditional Carbine Club as they will not let women in the club.

Patrick said he had, had just five hours sleep and his day was about to get wild as he headed home to Moggs Creek where he will ‘’pick up a slab on the way home.’

While talking about his wife Mardi, Paddy said he thought she was channelling ‘Princess Laya’ as she went fully braided for the formal event.

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