AFL
GWS Giants youngster wins Cleo Bachelor of the Year
AFL

GWS Giants youngster wins Cleo Bachelor of the Year

Promising GWS defender Matthew Buntine has beaten a stacked field to take out the Cleo Bachelor of the Year award.

MORE: Young AFL star faces court over $10,000 vandalism spree

The 22-year-old Victorian wasn't among the favourites to win the award and was shocked to walk away with the gong.

"I saw all the blokes tonight and thought I had no chance," Buntine said after accepting the award which is voted on by Cleo readers.


Nominees for the award included singer Tim "Timomatic" Omaji, Richard Wilkins' son Christian and Larry Emdur's son Jye.


Cleo editor-in-chief Lucy Cousins believed Buntine's personality was the clincher in winning the award.


"Matt is just a genuine, nice guy, who rocks a man bun and a set of abs," Cousins said.

"And I think our readers noticed that and voted (a lot) for him! The fact that he was so surprised made it all the more perfect."

Previous winners of the award include radio star Andy Lee, actor Eric Bana and David Jones ambassador Jason Dundas.

Share this article

Features

Latest stories

EPL

Manchester City swoop for Monaco star

basketball

LeBron James never believed he could eclipse Michael Jordan

De La Hoya: Mayweather-McGregor fight terrible for boxing

EPL

Atletico star Antoine Griezmann says how likely Manchester United move is

Anthony Joshua eyes slice of Mayweather-McGregor pie

motorsport

Former MotoGP champ Nicky Hayden dies from cycling accident injuries

football

Uncapped winger named in Socceroos squad for Confederations Cup

tennis

Youngster stuns Novak Djokovic to claim first Masters title

EPL

Europe's top five leagues: Who finished where?

Floyd Mayweather: Conor McGregor the only fight that makes sense if I return

cricket

Mitchell Johnson leads Mumbai to IPL title with superb final over

EPL

WATCH: Arsenal miss out on Champions League spot as Manchester City, Liverpool triumph on final day

MoreLess
Back to Top