Essendon Playing List for 1996

(compare with the other club lists for 1996)

Experience
average 57.3 games
ranked 6th for the year

Age
average 23.8 years old
ranked 6th for the year

Goals
average 40.2 career goals
ranked 9th for the year

Brownlow Votes
average 9.0 career votes
ranked 9th for the year

# Player DOB Age Height Weight Games Prior Goals Prior Votes Prior Games 1996 Goals 1996 Votes 1996 Original Club Drafted Honours
1 Mark Harvey 11 Jun 65 30yr 184cm 87kg 176 164 23 24 5 3 Keilor AA: 1985, 1993; B&F: 1992; Prem: 1984, 1985, 1993
2 Mark Mercuri 21 Feb 74 22yr 178cm 77kg 58 78 7 21 37 9 Keilor Park Prem: 1993
3 Ryan O'Connor 27 Jun 74 21yr 192cm 107kg 22 16 1 11 11 0 Ulverstone #37 National 1991
4 Gavin Wanganeen 18 Jun 73 22yr 181cm 83kg 106 50 49 21 14 4 Port Adelaide (SANFL) #12 National 1989 AA: 1992, 1993, 1995; Brownlow: 1993; Prem: 1993
5 James Hird 4 Feb 73 23yr 188cm 90kg 64 110 19 24 39 21 Ainslie #79 National 1990 AA: 1995; B&F: 1994, 1995; Prem: 1993
6 Sean Wellman 20 Sep 74 21yr 193cm 90kg 34 9 2 9 0 0 St Paul's College (SA)/​North Adelaide
7 Chris Daniher 31 Mar 66 30yr 183cm 86kg 88 23 3 19 13 1 Ungarie Prem: 1993
8 Darren Bewick 21 Aug 67 28yr 178cm 81kg 149 236 51 18 28 3 West Perth Prem: 1993
9 Che Cockatoo-Collins 5 Mar 75 21yr 181cm 85kg 30 43 3 24 37 2 Cairns City JFC/​Port Adelaide (SANFL) #42 National 1992
10 Gary O'Donnell 12 May 65 30yr 181cm 85kg 181 69 29 25 8 4 North Ringwood B&F: 1993; Prem: 1993
11 Paul Hills 20 Sep 72 23yr 185cm 78kg 62 11 7 1 0 0 North Ballarat #93 National 1988 Prem: 1993
12 Michael Symons 16 Sep 71 24yr 182cm 75kg 59 64 5 18 11 2 Subiaco #8 National 1991
13 Michael Long 1 Oct 69 26yr 178cm 80kg 124 97 43 2 2 0 St Marys/​West Torrens #23 National 1988 AA: 1988, 1995; Norm Smith: 1993; Prem: 1993
14 David Calthorpe 17 Aug 73 22yr 179cm 92kg 47 34 6 16 7 1 East Keilor/​North Ballarat Prem: 1993
15 Michael Prior 6 Sep 73 22yr 182cm 79kg 8 2 0 17 3 0 Noranda/​East Perth #3 National 1992
16 Paul Barnard 13 Feb 73 23yr 189cm 93kg 11 4 0 15 3 0 East Perth #32 National 1993
17 Robert Stevenson 14 Jun 76 19yr 188cm 82kg 6 0 0 0 0 0 Taylors Lakes/​Western U18 #19 National 1993
18 Matthew Lloyd 16 Apr 78 18yr 192cm 93kg 5 7 0 11 18 3 Avondale Heights/​St Bernard's College/​Western U18 Uncontr Comp 1994
19 Peter Somerville 8 Jul 68 27yr 195cm 98kg 100 81 20 21 5 3 Moe Prem: 1993
21 Dean Wallis 27 Aug 69 26yr 190cm 91kg 63 23 1 12 6 0 Nhill Prem: 1993
22 Ben Doolan 10 Jan 73 23yr 181cm 95kg 48 4 6 24 6 3 Albury FC
23 Peter Cransberg 29 Jul 67 28yr 190cm 87kg 63 56 7 2 2 0 East Perth #39 National 1989
24 Joe Misiti 9 Nov 74 21yr 186cm 88kg 63 27 1 22 9 6 Keilor Park Prem: 1993
25 Scott Lucas 30 Dec 77 18yr 192cm 98kg 0 0 0 14 11 0 Camperdown/​Geelong U18 #4 National 1994
26 Mark Thompson 19 Nov 63 32yr 177cm 87kg 194 49 23 8 1 0 Airport West B&F: 1987, 1990; Prem: 1984, 1985, 1993
27 Steven Alessio 8 Nov 71 24yr 203cm 106kg 51 54 9 18 22 0 St Joseph's College (North Melbourne)/​St Olivers
29 David Grenvold 6 Mar 66 30yr 180cm 88kg 111 18 6 1 0 0 Bordertown/​Glenelg #45 National 1987 Prem: 1993
30 Mark Fraser 4 Feb 71 25yr 183cm 78kg 50 23 1 8 4 0 Montmorency
31 Dustin Fletcher 7 May 75 20yr 198cm 93kg 52 6 8 23 16 1 PEGS/​Western U18 Father-Son 1992 Prem: 1993
34 Justin Blumfield 24 Nov 77 18yr 188cm 86kg 0 0 0 10 3 0 Tuggeranong #62 National 1994
35 Barry Young 26 Jun 70 25yr 183cm 93kg 86 51 5 14 4 0 St Arnaud/​Assumption College
36 Scott Cummings 18 Jan 74 22yr 194cm 105kg 25 45 3 15 38 2 Mazenod College (WA)/​Swan Districts #20 National 1992
38 Sean Denham 29 Apr 69 26yr 177cm 80kg 120 52 19 17 2 3 Melton South Prem: 1993
39 Damien Hardwick 18 Aug 72 23yr 180cm 82kg 33 8 3 17 1 0 Upwey-Tecoma/​Springvale/​St Joseph's College (Ferntree Gully)/​North Melbourne U19s #87 National 1992
43 Danny Morgan 20 Aug 74 21yr 178cm 84kg 8 2 2 3 0 0 Boolarra/​Northern U18 #87 National 1990
47 Ricky Olarenshaw 1 Feb 73 23yr 179cm 80kg 37 9 5 8 1 1 Keilor/​PEGS Prem: 1993
51 Peter Berbakov 22 Aug 73 22yr 188cm 90kg 0 0 0 17 0 0 Sunbury FC/​Essendon U19s/​Glenelg #58 National 1995
Darren Wheildon 11 Nov 70 25yr 184cm 90kg 70 160 9 0 0 0 Newborough #43 National 1987
Andrew Ukovic 23 Nov 78 17yr 189cm 79kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 West Coburg/​Northern U18 #31 National 1995
Richard Peck 25 Apr 75 20yr 177cm 72kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 Claremont #14 Pre-Season 1995
Blake Caracella 15 Mar 77 19yr 186cm 85kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 St Mary's (NFL)/​Parade College/​Northern U18 #10 National 1994
Shawn Lewfatt 11 Mar 77 19yr 174cm 75kg 3 2 0 0 0 0 Darwin FC/​Western U18 #28 National 1994