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    Ben Hobbs. Picure: EFC

Ben Hobbs nominated for AFL Rising Star honour

Horsham Demons football export Ben Hobbs is the NAB AFL Rising Star nominee for round 14 after consistent performances for Essendon this season.  

Hobbs was drafted as pick number 13 for Essendon Football Club in the 2021 draft and made his debut in round five against Fremantle.

In round 14, the Bombers defeated St Kilda by 35 points and Hobbs had 22 disposals, with five marks. 

The NAB AFL Rising Star award was created to recognise and encourage talented young players with one nominee selected each round and a final winner voted on at the end of the season.

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