It’s time to select your first Austworld Player of the Round for 2024.

Matt Rowell was a man on a mission in the Opening Round racking up an eye-watering 20 clearances - the second highest tally of all-time and the most in a single game since 1998 - to go with a game-high 33 touches.

Wil Powell was immense across half-back, regularly cutting off Richmond’s forays forward while winning plenty of his own ball as well.

Up forward, Ben King started his season in fine form with an equal career-high five majors, while Jack Lukosius and Malcolm Rosas Jnr also impacted with three goals apiece.

Brayden Fiorini was influential in a new role on the wing, finishing with 19 touches and two goals while Sam Flanders started his season on song with 26 touches

Connor Budarick made an impact roving across half-back in his first season opener since 2021 while Charlie Ballard was immense keeping direct opponent Jacob Koschitzke goalless.

Who gets your vote as the Austworld Player of the Round?