How many indigenous players are in the AFL?

The 2021 AFL Players’ Indigenous Map celebrates the 82 Indigenous male players and 21 Indigenous female players on an AFL or AFLW list in season 2021. The map also highlights the cultural diversity amongst this group with 77 cultural and language groups represented.

Who has the most Aboriginal players in the AFL?

The Fremantle Football Club initially under inaugural coach Gerard Neesham, have been big supporters of indigenous players. They have had 34 indigenous players represent their club in AFL matches, with 11 of the 2018 list of indigenous representation.

Who has Port Adelaide delisted?

Port Adelaide has finalised its list ahead of the AFL’s first list lodgement on Tuesday, delisting three players. Matt White, Jesse Palmer and Brett Eddy have all been advised they won’t be offered a new contract for the 2018 season.

How many Indigenous players are in the AFL 2020?

87 male players
In celebration of National Reconciliation Week, the AFL Players’ Association has launched its updated Indigenous Map for 2020. The map highlights the cultural diversity of the AFL’s Indigenous players with the league’s 87 male players and 22 female players represented across 71 cultural and language groups.

What percentage of AFL is Aboriginal?

Aboriginal football players make up 10% of the AFL competition, another historic record. 14 Aboriginal players have played 200 games or more, 7 more than 250 games, one has reached 300 games (Gavin Wanganeen). 156 Aboriginal players have made their AFL/VFL debut since 1980.

Who has Richmond delisted?


Retirements David Astbury Bachar Houli
Delistings Patrick Naish Derek Eggmolesse-Smith Ryan Garthwaite
Trades In Robbie Tarrant (Trade – North Melbourne) Out Mabior Chol (Free agent – Gold Coast) Callum Coleman-Jones (Trade – North Melbourne)

Which AFL players are retiring in 2020?


When Club Player
Oct 31 Geelong Harry Taylor
Sep 2 Gold Coast Pearce Hanley
Sep 23 Gold Coast George Horlin-Smith
Sep 23 Gold Coast Anthony Miles

Has there been an Aboriginal AFL captain?

Champion Geelong ruckman Graham “Polly” Farmer was today named as captain of the indigenous team of the century. Eight current AFL players, including Andrew McLeod and Adam Goodes, have been included in the league’s indigenous team of the century, announced today.

Who is retiring from Collingwood?

Collingwood defender Chris Mayne will retire at the end of the season. The 32-year-old informed teammates at training today he has decided that the end to Collingwood’s 2021 AFL campaign will also be the end of his distinguished 14 year AFL career. “The time is right, personally and professionally,” Mayne said.

Who is oldest AFL player?

Shaun Playford Burgoyne (born 21 October 1982) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with the Port Adelaide Football Club, and Hawthorn Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). Playing statistics correct to the end of 2021. State and international statistics correct as of 2017.

Who is the youngest captain in AFL?

The youngest AFL captain was North Melbourne’s David Dench at 20 years and 221 days in 1972, 78 days younger than Haydn Bunton at Fitzroy in 1932.

Who is the oldest ever AFL player?

At 43, the oldest man to play AFL football. Cumberland was a ruckman with great strength. Player honours: Magarey Medal 1911; Victoria (3 games, 3 goals); South Aust (9 games 0 goals).

Who are the Aboriginal players in the AFL?

Aboriginal players in 2007-2011. Adelaide Crows (SA) Andrew McLeod, Cameron Ellis-Yolmen, Ed Curnow, Graham Johncock, Jared Petrenko, Jarrhan Jacky, Jonathon Griffin, Richard Tambling, Tim Milera, Tony Armstrong. Brisbane Lions (QLD)

Who was the first indigenous player to play in the VFL?

The list is arranged in alphabetical order by surname. The first recognised Indigenous Australian player to play in a senior VFL/AFL match was Joe Johnson who played 55 games for Fitzroy from 1904 to 1906, and was a member of Fitzroy’s dual premiership-winning sides of 1904 and 1905.

Which Melbourne players have had the hardest luck in AFL history?

Nathan Jones – The hard luck story of Melbourne’s incredible run to the grand final, veteran midfielder Jones says farewell to the game after 302 games, captaining the club between 2014 and 2019. Neville Jetta – Another hard luck story for the Demons, Jetta has called time on his career after 159 games at the club over 13 seasons.

Which Dockers have been delisted from the AFL?

Stefan Giro – Another Docker that spent four seasons with the club, Giro was delisted after 14 games and four goals. Tobe Watson – The defender played 11 games for the Dockers in 2021 to take his total to 14 after debuting in 2020.