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Gary
Ablett

Height
182 cm
DOB
14-05-1984
Weight
87 kg
Debut
2002
Games
2019
23
Career
344
Goals
2019
33
Career
435
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
2000
Avg
87
GaryAblett

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Modewarre
Clubs: Geelong, Gold Coast Suns
Debut: 2002
Recruited from:Geelong Falcons
Brownlow Votes: 248

The dual Brownlow medallist returned to Geelong in 2018 for an emotional homecoming after seven seasons with the Suns. Playing a solid 19 games for the Cats in 2018, Ablett’s first game back was a thrilling three point win over the Dee’s in round 1. Polling 14 votes in the 2018 Brownlow Medal, the elite midfielder made history becoming the single highest vote-getter in the award's history. The 34-year-old still has one year left of his contract, and he believes his body is sound while he aims to continue to fill a vital role in the midfield.

 

Playing History

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.

Playing Record

Geelong (2002-10: 192 games, 262 goals)
Gold Coast (2011-17: 110 games, 124 goals)
Geelong (2018: 19 games, 16 goals)

Awards

Brownlow Medal: 2009, 2013
Brownlow Medal 2nd Place: 2010, 2014 (equal)
Brownlow Medal 3rd Place: 2008 (equal)
Brownlow Medal Career Votes: 248.

Geelong Best and Fairest: 2007, 2009 (equal)
Geelong Best and Fairest 2nd: 2008, 2010
Geelong Best and Fairest 3rd: 2005, 2006
Geelong leading goalkicker: 2006
Geelong premiership sides: 2007, 2009
Geelong pre-season premiership sides: 2006, 2009

Gold Coast Best and Fairest: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017
Gold Coast leading goalkicker: 2012, 2013
Gold Coast captain: 2011-16.

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

 

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 23
    • Kicks 12.3
    • Handballs 7.8
    • Disposals 20.0
    • Marks 3.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 4.7
    • Goals 1.4
    • AFL Fantasy 87.0

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 20 Carlton Rd 23
Handballs 13 Melbourne Rd 2
Disposals 28 Carlton Rd 23
Marks 8 Hawthorn Rd 5
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 10 North Melbourne Rd 21
Goals 4 North Melbourne Rd 8
AFL Fantasy 121 Carlton Rd 23

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Collingwood W 65 - 72 13 10 23 6 0 0 3 3 2 1 93
2 Melbourne W 126 - 46 12 13 25 2 0 1 1 3 0 3 81
3 Adelaide Crows W 75 - 99 12 5 17 6 0 0 2 1 1 1 69
4 GWS Giants L 75 - 79 8 8 16 3 0 0 0 8 2 2 95
5 Hawthorn W 90 - 113 19 4 23 8 0 0 2 2 3 1 110
6 West Coast Eagles W 104 - 46 16 12 28 7 0 0 2 2 2 1 108
7 Essendon W 86 - 54 16 10 26 7 0 1 2 5 2 0 116
8 North Melbourne W 80 - 104 12 4 16 6 0 1 2 0 4 0 81
9 Western Bulldogs W 133 - 89 10 3 13 2 0 0 1 5 2 2 73
10 Gold Coast Suns W 64 - 91 10 10 20 1 0 0 2 1 2 1 64
11 Sydney Swans W 85 - 63 - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Richmond W 37 - 104 14 10 24 6 0 0 1 7 2 1 118
14 Port Adelaide L 67 - 56 11 8 19 2 0 0 1 3 2 0 76
15 Adelaide Crows W 96 - 69 9 10 19 0 0 1 3 0 2 0 51
16 Western Bulldogs L 71 - 55 5 6 11 1 0 0 2 7 0 0 52
17 St Kilda W 84 - 57 13 5 18 5 0 3 0 4 2 0 95
18 Hawthorn L 61 - 85 8 10 18 2 0 1 0 7 1 1 86
19 Sydney Swans W 80 - 107 16 5 21 4 0 2 2 4 0 0 82
20 Fremantle L 95 - 61 9 8 17 2 0 1 3 8 1 1 80
21 North Melbourne W 69 - 14 18 5 23 4 0 4 1 10 0 0 117
22 Brisbane Lions L 75 - 74 13 12 25 2 0 0 1 8 0 1 99
23 Carlton W 129 - 61 20 8 28 4 0 0 3 6 3 0 121
FW1 Collingwood L 51 - 61 8 9 17 1 0 1 2 8 0 0 72
SF West Coast Eagles W 88 - 68 10 4 14 4 0 2 4 5 0 1 61
PF Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 17 - L: 7 282 179 461 85 0 18 40 107 33 17 2000

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 344
    • Kicks 13.3
    • Handballs 11.9
    • Disposals 25.3
    • Marks 3.3
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 4.4
    • Goals 1.3
    • AFL Fantasy 97.8

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 31 Collingwood Rd 10, 2012
Handballs 33 Adelaide Crows Rd 4, 2009
Disposals 53 Collingwood Rd 10, 2012
Marks 12 Hawthorn Rd 22, 2006
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 17 GWS Giants Rd 16, 2015
Goals 6 Fremantle Rd 12, 2006
AFL Fantasy 186 Collingwood Rd 10, 2012

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Geelong Cats 282 179 461 85 0 18 40 107 33 17 2000
2018 Geelong Cats 296 256 552 85 0 24 32 72 16 15 1982
2017 Gold Coast Suns 267 195 462 49 0 13 18 77 8 11 1664
2016 Gold Coast Suns 203 175 378 28 0 19 19 85 10 12 1417
2015 Gold Coast Suns 94 43 137 12 0 15 9 28 10 3 567
2014 Gold Coast Suns 254 227 481 30 0 35 23 91 24 7 1787
2013 Gold Coast Suns 343 312 655 73 0 35 25 96 28 23 2407
2012 Gold Coast Suns 389 287 676 61 0 41 28 110 26 19 2496
2011 Gold Coast Suns 304 301 605 45 0 38 15 118 18 17 2239
2010 Geelong Cats 338 418 756 106 0 22 27 101 44 26 2803
2009 Geelong Cats 299 445 744 93 0 27 25 92 27 26 2574
2008 Geelong Cats 288 318 606 100 0 44 19 95 26 24 2347
2007 Geelong Cats 358 309 667 98 0 42 22 86 30 26 2512
2006 Geelong Cats 212 142 354 74 0 22 15 65 35 28 1617
2005 Geelong Cats 257 178 435 65 0 23 22 86 29 26 1823
2004 Geelong Cats 178 123 301 46 0 14 27 93 35 25 1458
2003 Geelong Cats 189 138 327 61 0 21 11 77 26 20 1498
2002 Geelong Cats 37 63 100 13 0 7 1 25 10 3 443

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AFL Fantasy points

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