Indigenous players in the AFL in 2012 (updated: 30 March)

DARREN MONCRIEFF
Tuesday 20 December 2011
* Updated 30 March 2012

EACH of the 18 AFL club's Indigenous players (seniors, rookies, scholarship holders) are listed here. As of this count, 79 players plus 2 NSW Scholarship holders are of Indigenous heritage in the AFL system in  2012.

The total number of players each club has is in ( ) and each player's guernsey numbers for 2012 is also in ( ) following their names. The Giants have yet to allocate their players their jumper numbers.

* If there are any omissions and/or additions, let us know...

Adelaide (4)
Graham Johncock (18), Jared Petrenko (23), Richard Tambling (1), Cameron Ellis-Yolmen (28)

Brisbane (2)
Ash McGrath (9), Sam Sheldon (3)
 

Carlton (4)
Eddie Betts (19), Jeff Garlett (38), Chris Yarran (13), Andrew Walker (1)

Collingwood (4 +1)
Andrew Krakouer (3), Sharrod Wellingham (21), Kirk Ugle (37), Peter Yagmoor (38), Elijah Edwards (NSW Scholarship)

Essendon (6)
Alwyn Davey (29), Courtenay Dempsey (15), Leroy Jetta (7), Nathan Lovett-Murray (42), Anthony Long (13), Patrick Ryder (30)

Fremantle (6)
Jonathon Griffin (12), Antoni Grover (14), Stephen Hill (32), Michael Johnson (37), Michael Walters (38), Jordan Wilson-King (43)

Geelong (5)
Alan Christensen (28), Joel Hamling (45), Steven Motlop (32, Mathew Stokes (27), Travis Varcoe (5)

Gold Coast (6)*
Harley Bennell (11), Jarrod Harbrow (5), Nathan Krakouer* (52), Brandon Matera (32), Steven May (45), Liam Patrick (43)

GWS Giants (5)
Rhys Cooyou, Shaun Edwards, Curtley Hampton (2), Gerard Ugle, Nathan Wilson

Hawthorn (7 +2)
Shaun Burgoyne (9), Chance Bateman (10), Lance Franklin (23), Brad Hill (32), Cyril Rioli (33), Amos Frank (43), Derick Wanganeen (46), Thomas Kickett (NSW Scholarship), Dylan Stuart (NSW Scholarship)

Melbourne (5)
Jamie Bennell (7), Aaron Davey (36), Neville Jetta (39), Liam Jurrah (24), Kelvin Lawrence (45)

North Melbourne (5)
Matthew Campbell (33), Cruize Garlett (32), Lindsay Thomas (12), Malcolm Lynch (37), Daniel Wells (8)

Port Adelaide (3)
Brendon Ah Chee (41), Danyle Pearce (6), Chad Wingard (20)

Richmond (2)
Shane Edwards (10), Gibson Turner (50)

St Kilda (3)
Raphael Clarke (8), Terry Milera (32), Nicholas Winmar (17)

Sydney (3)
Tony Armstrong (19), Adam Goodes (37), Lewis Jetta (32), 

West Coast (6)
Brad Dick (39), Josh Hill (33), Murray Newman (38), Callum Papertalk (45), Koby Stevens (14), Gerrick Weedon (44)

Western Bulldogs (3)
Nathan Djerrkura (33), Liam Jones (19), Zephaniah Skinner (26)

* Nathan Krakouer left the Suns in December to return to WA but he remains on the club's official list for 2012.

AboriginalFootball@westnet.com.au 




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