Noah Anderson had another stellar year for the SUNS in only his second season in the AFL.

The 20-year-old took his game to another level in season 2021.

A consistent performer as a part of the SUNS’ young midfield brigade, Anderson played more of an inside role this season.

He capped off a fantastic season by being crowned the joint 2021 AFL Coaches Association Best Young Player with Fremantle’s Caleb Serong.

Bringing silky skills and an ability to win contested ball, Anderson has continued to add strings to his bow this season, being a great foil to vice-captain Touk Miller.

Anderson played 20 games this season for the SUNS and will be a big part of the SUNS going forward into 2022 and beyond.

He finished eighth in the 2021 SUNS Club Champion.

Game of the year

Anderson’s best game came against the Sydney Swans in a Round 6 win.

Collecting 34 touches to go along with seven marks and three tackles, Anderson had an all-round performance.

He contributed heavily to a strong win over an opponent that went on to play finals football.

Stats Sheet

Anderson had an impact in a range of statistics in 2021 but his ability to win clearances was a real asset.

He averaged 4.2 clearance per game ranking him within the top three for players aged under 22.