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Ablett played with foot sprain

Gary Ablett wore a moon boot over the weekend as he managed a foot sprain.

9:20am  Sep 11, 2018

Ablett demands better

Gary Ablett has challenged his Cats teammates to have a "good hard look" at themselves

8:43am  Sep 8, 2018

Big stage performer

Gary Ablett jnr has a great record playing after the pre-finals bye

10:05am  Sep 7, 2018

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Ablett joins elite company

4:59pm  Aug 18, 2018

Ablett and Danger showreel (R21)

5:23pm  Aug 11, 2018

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Gary
Ablett

Height
182 cm
DOB
14-05-1984
Weight
87 kg
Debut
2002
Games
2018
19
Career
321
Goals
2018
16
Career
402
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1982
Avg
104
GaryAblett

Player Bio

Bio

The dual Brownlow medallist has returned to Geelong for an emotional homecoming after seven seasons with the Suns. Started pre-season early with the goal of playing every game in 2018, after four injury-hit seasons. Missed eight games in 2017 with shoulder and hamstring problems, but still won the Suns’ best and fairest for a fourth time. Believes his body is sound and aims to fill a role in the midfield. Signed a two-year contract, and despite turning 34 this year, isn’t ruling out playing beyond that if his body allows.

Player honours: Brownlow Medal 2009, 2013; 2nd Brownlow Medal 2010, 2014 (equal); 3rd Brownlow Medal 2008 (equal); Geelong best and fairest 2007, 2009 (equal); Gold Coast best and fairest 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017; Geelong 2nd best and fairest 2008, 2010; Geelong 3rd best and fairest 2005, 2006; All-Australian 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 (captain), 2012, 2013, 2014; AFLPA MVP 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013; AFLCA Player of the Year 2007, 2008, 2009; Geelong leading goalkicker 2006; Gold Coast leading goalkicker 2012, 2013; Geelong premiership sides 2007, 2009; Geelong pre-season premiership sides 2006, 2009; Gold Coast captain 2011-16.

Brownlow Medal: 2017 votes 14; career votes 234.

Previous AFL clubs: Geelong (2002-10: 192 games, 262 goals); Gold Coast (2011-17: 110 games, 124 goals).

Draft history: 2001 National AFL Draft 3rd round father-son selection (Geelong) No. 40 overall; 2010 uncontracted player selection (Gold Coast); 2017 NAB AFL Draft traded by Gold Coast for 2018 2nd round selection.