Phillips, who turns 34 next month, was crowned the winner after five rounds with no other player able to catch her. She went on to grab five more votes in the final two rounds to bring her total to 19 out of a possible 21. 

She was the favourite heading into the W Awards tonight.= especially after becoming a dual AFL Players' Association MVP on Monday.

Phillips averaged 21 disposals, five clearances, three tackles and more than a goal per game.

It's been an emotional 48-hours for the 2019 Best on Ground winner after it was confirmed she suffered an ACL injury in the Grand Final on Sunday afternoon. 

However, one of the most memorable moments from that final was all players rallying behind Phillips and it's something she won't forget.

"To get stretchered off and have my teammates and Carlton girls rally behind me, along with the crowd was something I'll never ever forget," she said.

"It was really special and goes to show how united we are in the AFLW. I still get goosebumps thinking about it."

While on stage she said that she had applied for the head coach role at WNBA club Dallas Wings but politely declined because she didn't want to stop playing AFLW.

Carlton midfielder Madison Prespakis won the Rising Star award after receiving 49 votes. 

The 18-year-old was nominated in Round Two after she gathered 20 possessions and kicked a goal against the Adelaide Crows. The third overall draft pick last year played in all nine games this season and kicked seven goals. 

The W Awards also saw the 2019 AFL Women’s All-Australian Team announced with nine clubs seeing players in the final 21-player team. 

The team was selected with 16 players on the field and five interchange players, replicating the composition of AFLW team line-ups.

Phillips was named captain, while Adelaide teammate and fellow dual premiership player Chelsea Randall was appointed vice-captain. 

Three players created history becoming triple All-Australians, including Kangaroos captain Emma Kearney, Randall and Melbourne’s Karen Paxman.