Jye Bolton

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Jye Bolton
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Jye Bolton in Adelaide after playing for the winning WAFL side and winning the Simpson medal.
Born1992
NationalityAustralian
CitizenshipAustralia
OccupationFootballer

Jye Bolton (born 1992) is an Australian rules footballer.

Bolton grew up in Geelong, Victoria, and played football for Drysdale Football Club and Leopold Football Club in his early life. He was drafted to Collingwood Football Club as a rookie under Nick Maxwell's high recommendation in the 2010 draft. Bolton played in the Victorian Football League for Werribee Football Club from 2012 - 2015. During this time, he was named in the Victorian Football League Team of the Year twice. Bolton was also selected to play against Ireland in a Gaelic Football Representative side.

Bolton then moved to play with the Claremont Football Club in the West Australian Football League competition in 2016.[1] Since then, he has represented West Australia four times and received the Simpson Medal for the best player on the ground in 2016 and 2018. He is a highly rated Midfielder known for his athletic endurance, elite running and determination to win the ball. Jye won the prestigious Sandover Medal for the best player in the West Australian Football League two times in 2016 and 2018. He has also won the EB Cook medal for the Claremont Football Club twice. Bolton was named as a West Australian Football League Player of the Decade in 2020.

References

  1. <Claremont F C website>
  • Gleeson, Michael. "Mr". The Age. The Age. Retrieved 22 August 2020.
  • Chris, Pike. "Sandover Medal 2016:Jye Bolton wins". Perth Now. Perth Now. Retrieved 22 August 2020.
  • Townsend, John. "Mr". The West Australian. The West Australian. Retrieved 22 August 2020.

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