Melbourne Playing List for 1997

(compare with the other club lists for 1997)

Experience
average 53.9 games
ranked 7th for the year

Age
average 24.0 years old
ranked 2nd for the year

Goals
average 33.5 career goals
ranked 11th for the year

Brownlow Votes
average 8.3 career votes
ranked 10th for the year

# Player DOB Age Height Weight Games Prior Goals Prior Votes Prior Games 1997 Goals 1997 Votes 1997 Original Club Drafted Honours
1 Sean Charles 18 May 75 21yr 175cm 76kg 29 43 3 18 17 0 Powelltown
2 Stephen Tingay 13 Aug 70 26yr 181cm 85kg 135 68 27 3 0 0 Shepparton FC #50 National 1987 AA: 1994
3 Garry Lyon 13 Sep 67 29yr 193cm 96kg 198 376 40 5 7 0 Kyabram AA: 1993, 1994, 1995; B&F: 1990, 1994
4 Andrew Obst 19 Aug 64 32yr 184cm 82kg 131 57 18 18 3 0 Port Adelaide (SANFL) #37 National 1987
5 David Schwarz 24 Jul 72 24yr 195cm 105kg 64 95 24 10 18 1 Sunbury FC
6 Glenn Lovett 23 Jul 69 27yr 180cm 85kg 111 70 26 14 3 2 Melbourne HS/​MHSOB B&F: 1992
7 Darren Kowal 18 Jun 72 24yr 173cm 74kg 74 30 0 6 1 0 Claremont #3 National 1991
8 Craig Turley 24 Aug 65 31yr 185cm 84kg 131 99 32 0 0 0 West Perth Zone 1988 AA: 1991; B&F: 1991; Prem: 1992
9 David Neitz 22 Jan 75 22yr 191cm 100kg 88 108 20 17 30 2 Parkmore AA: 1995
10 Marcus Seecamp 27 Jul 72 24yr 185cm 87kg 87 15 1 15 0 0 East Perth #2 National 1991
11 Jim Stynes 23 Apr 66 31yr 199cm 99kg 222 125 97 22 3 4 County Dublin AA: 1991, 1993; Brownlow: 1991; MVP: 1991; B&F: 1991, 1995, 1996
12 Todd Viney 30 Mar 66 31yr 183cm 92kg 172 62 21 22 7 9 Pembroke School/​Sturt B&F: 1993
13 Adem Yze 21 Sep 77 19yr 187cm 85kg 28 12 0 19 9 0 Shepparton United/​Murray U18 #16 National 1994
14 Leigh Newton 25 Mar 76 21yr 198cm 103kg 0 0 0 13 6 0 Albury FC/​Murray U18 #3 Pre-Season 1996
15 Paul Hopgood 21 Jul 73 23yr 179cm 82kg 61 6 0 20 2 2 Haileybury College/​Chelsea
16 Robert Pyman 6 Oct 71 25yr 180cm 79kg 21 9 0 19 8 3 Woodville-West Torrens #6 National 1992
17 Brett Lovett 20 May 66 30yr 180cm 92kg 217 44 45 18 4 0 Inverloch-Kongwak/​Hawthorn Reserves
18 Craig Nettelbeck 26 May 72 24yr 193cm 96kg 65 37 2 13 5 0 Leeton
20 Matthew Febey 19 Aug 69 27yr 184cm 82kg 92 27 4 11 0 0 Devonport #16 National 1986
21 Steven Febey 19 Aug 69 27yr 184cm 82kg 160 22 8 20 2 0 Devonport #3 National 1986
22 Shane Woewodin 12 Jul 76 20yr 185cm 83kg 0 0 0 22 4 2 Bullcreek Leeming JFC/​East Fremantle #18 Pre-Season 1996
23 Alastair Clarkson 27 Apr 68 28yr 177cm 79kg 115 74 4 19 11 1 Kaniva/​Ballarat Clarendon College
27 Anthony Ingerson 13 Oct 69 27yr 193cm 97kg 55 35 3 22 4 0 Pembroke School/​Central District
28 Nick Pesch 25 Jun 74 22yr 173cm 80kg 31 15 0 4 0 0 Woodville-West Torrens #41 Pre-Season 1992
29 Shaun Smith 22 Jun 69 27yr 184cm 90kg 86 110 11 12 9 3 Ainslie
30 David Cockatoo-Collins 1 Apr 78 19yr 180cm 71kg 1 0 0 1 0 0 Wesley College/​Port Adelaide (SANFL) Uncontr Comp 1994
31 Don Cockatoo-Collins 1 Apr 78 19yr 182cm 79kg 2 0 0 4 1 0 Wesley College/​Port Adelaide (SANFL) #11 National 1995
32 Damien Gaspar 28 Mar 75 22yr 193cm 94kg 16 0 0 12 0 0 South Fremantle #84 National 1992
33 Jeff Farmer 24 Jun 77 19yr 175cm 78kg 26 41 0 17 30 5 Tambellup/​South Fremantle Foundation 1994
34 Dean Irving 1 Sep 66 30yr 200cm 102kg 64 13 12 2 0 0 South Fremantle #50 National 1989
35 Anthony McDonald 13 Jun 72 24yr 182cm 82kg 0 0 0 19 7 0 Damascus College/​St Patrick's College/​Ballarat YCW #73 National 1990
36 Andrew Leoncelli 17 Jul 74 22yr 186cm 85kg 7 3 0 12 1 0 Xavier College #13 Pre-Season 1992
37 Andrew Lamprill 4 May 69 27yr 186cm 87kg 33 3 0 3 0 0 Hobart FC #10 National 1991
38 Darren O'Brien 22 Mar 69 28yr 180cm 80kg 13 7 0 11 2 0 West Perth #60 National 1995
41 r Duncan O'Toole 18 Dec 78 18yr 0 0 0 0 0 0 Devonport #82 National 1996
42 r Russell Robertson 24 Nov 78 18yr 187cm 91kg 0 0 0 3 5 0 Burnie/​Tasmania U18 #68 National 1996
44 Alistair Nicholson 4 Mar 78 19yr 197cm 100kg 0 0 0 1 0 0 Scotch College (WA)/​Claremont #22 National 1996
45 Todd McHardy 6 Apr 77 20yr 183cm 82kg 3 1 0 2 0 0 Keilor Park/​Western U18 #76 National 1994
47 Mark Winterton 11 Feb 78 19yr 183cm 76kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 Noble Park/​Dandenong U18 #75 National 1996
48 Brent Grgic 8 Oct 79 17yr 192cm 93kg 0 0 0 9 5 0 Bell Post Hill/​Geelong U18 #11 National 1996
54 r James McDonald 5 Oct 76 20yr 181cm 75kg 0 0 0 4 3 0 Damascus College/​St Patrick's College/​Ballarat YCW/​North Ballarat U18/​Old Xavs #78 Rookie 1996
Hayden Lamaro 3 Oct 78 18yr 185cm 76kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 Euroa/​Murray U18 #30 National 1996
Clayton Gardiner 22 Apr 78 18yr 187cm 85kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 Claremont #45 National 1996
r Nathan Bassett 7 Dec 76 20yr 190cm 88kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 Norwood Morialta HS/​Norwood #3 Rookie 1996
r Daniel Ward 9 Jul 77 19yr 185cm 86kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 Western U18 #18 Rookie 1996
r Matthew Bishop 11 Jul 75 21yr 195cm 96kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 Box Hill Mustangs #33 Rookie 1996
Mark Bradly 24 Jan 77 20yr 197cm 104kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 East Fremantle #55 National 1995
Paul Prymke 8 Dec 70 26yr 194cm 98kg 49 2 0 0 0 0 Woodville-West Torrens #53 Pre-Season 1992