";s:4:"text";s:6494:"His speed is astonishing he could not bet beat. This is a list of Australian Football League players that come from diverse backgrounds in terms of nationality and birthplace.
He was the prototype of the ruck rover, as hard as nails, with a brilliant overhead marking ability, and he has three Brownlow Medals to show for it. The best bloke ever and 778 goals are yo kidding me. 30.
Not an easy selection and a few key forwards can count themselves unlucky to be edged out by the Swans captain. CAREY KICKS AND CAREY GOALS! Alongside Eagle Luke Shuey’s monumental game in 2018, it was the best individual Grand Final performance of the past 20 years. Wasn't far off a Norm Smith in last year's historic premiership.
Let’s just deal with the facts and numbers here, as Goodes’ legacy and talent became lost amid the booing saga. Great hands, accurate kick and only Pratt and Hudson kicked more goals in a season and they never dished one off to a team mate. Honourable mentions: Levi Casboult, Shane Mumford, Tom Papley. It’s why he’s featured in seven of the past eight All-Australian teams — and the season he didn’t make it (2014), he finished fourth in the Brownlow count and was ranked fourth in the league for contested ball. I don't think there's ever been a player with the same ability to win games for his team. 4. How Matthews is rated ahead of this bloke is staggering. Read through our list and then tell us in the comment box below. 2000-2020 stats: 302 games, 178 goals, 194 Brownlow votes, averaged 26.5 disposals, 2000-2020 CV: Premiership Magpie, Norm Smith Medallist, six-time All-Australian, five-time best and fairest. Was the best player in the 1989 grand final, booting nine goals in a losing effort to the Hawks in what some call the best football game of all time. James Hird Honourable mentions: Adam Treloar, Jack Ziebell, Zach Merrett. If the poll was based statistically the greatest would be Lethal Leigh Matthews!
featured alongside some of Australia’s most prominent sports journalists. Now he's starting to kick goals. He played beat 400 games at the top level. He polarises some fans, many of which lament his sub-par kicking efficiency. Here are the 25 of the greatest players to ever play the great Australian game ranked from one to 25: 1. From Boak to Brown, the North sharp-shooter rounds out our list as the competition's best no.
Malcolm Blight Not bad for a (fat boy) from Queensland.Best leading mark of all time, not a bad kick either. One of the most talented players to play afl footy, what a legend! Honourable mentions: Nathan Jones, Bob Murphy. #nodribblekick. Would've loved to have been there to watch him at the peak of his powers. 4 Colemanâs 2 for hawthorn 113 and 68 and 2 for Sydney 69 and 87! I reasonably understand Chris Judd, but Nick Maxwell?! But while both players used the footy in uncontested situations superbly, Black’s ability to win the ball at stoppages and in the contest just usurps Pendlebury. Absolutely no one better than Carey. Number nine has to be the strongest jumper in the league. Brownlow votes don’t determine the make-up of these 20-man rankings, but they do strengthen the argument Fyfe is a superstar and genuine matchwinner. join now and Get on ! Buddy is the freakiest forward the afl has ever seen with his insane range and skill, talent and especially passion for the game.
Honourable mentions: Chad Wingard, Sam Reid. In a pack it was like he slowed down time, ducking and weaving standing still, and still not gettin tackled. You can't win games unless you have the footy, and this bloke knows how to get it. Brave, courageous, always fair and highly skilled. Like the oldtimers say "blind people would go to the footy just to hear Coleman kick the ball". A fall from grace after a dalliance with team mate Anthony Stevens’ wife and a series of bizarre actions following his retirement have not dampened people’s opinion of his ability.
After all, only 15 players in VFL/AFL history have won multiple Brownlows. Met this man in December last year, a fantastic bloke.
He kick a kick against hawthorn that went around 80 metres. Now he has handed his jumper to... Patrick Dangerfield who is a gun quick, good long kick, talented and has spark very good plyer patrick dangerfield remember his goal against freemantle assisted by tippo, The best I have watched. 1.
Itll never ever happen again...and GARY GOD YAABLETT took em on and nearly beat them himself coming back within 5pts. No one will ever forget his colossal performance against Hawthorn in 2017, playing through injury to boot 5.6 from 20 touches out of the goalsquare to inspire Geelong to a thrilling three-point win. 25. Best player to not win a flag. He should be 5th not nick maxwell whos done nothing as captain since taking over buckley.
Overcome the most incredible adversity in life, to make his mark. Did all the hard unnoticed work in a scrap as well as performed the miraculous. The single best measure for a player, according to Champion Data, is the Official AFL Player Rating Points – a system introduced in 2010 that measures the impact you have on matches. A fantastic ability to take high and stretched out marks and an amazing goal kicker too.