Sam Kerr nominated for ABC Sport Personality of the Year

Westfield W-League marquee star Sam Kerr has been nominated for the ABC Sport Personality of the Year award following a sensational 12 months.

The 25-year-old led the Westfield Matildas' charge to the Asian Cup final, scoring three goals, including the winning penalty in their semi-final shoot-out.

She also enjoyed a prolific National Women's Soccer League campaign for Chicago Red Stars, winning the golden boot by netting 16 times in 20 appearances.

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Kerr returned to the Westfield W-League for the 2018/19 Season with Perth Glory, inspiring her side to a remarkable comeback to draw 4-4 with Canberra United in Round 2.


Australians will be able to vote on the AIS Sport Performance Awards at aisawards.abc.net.au from now until 5pm AEDT on 9 December, 2018.

ABC Sport Personality of the Year nominees:

Dylan Alcott (Tennis)

Liz Cambage (Basketball)

Cate Campbell (Swimming)

Kurt Fearnley (Athletics)

Jessica Fox (Canoeing)

Billy Slater (Rugby League)

Steph Gilmore (Surfing)

Sam Kerr (Football)

Mark Knowles (Hockey)

Craig Lowndes (Motorsport)

Ash Barty (Tennis)

Tom Mitchell (AFL)

Ellyse Perry (Cricket)

David Pocock (Rugby)

Ben Simmons (Basketball)