Essendon Playing List for 1998

(compare with the other club lists for 1998)

Experience
average 50.0 games
ranked 10th for the year

Age
average 23.5 years old
ranked 3rd for the year

Goals
average 35.7 career goals
ranked 9th for the year

Brownlow Votes
average 7.5 career votes
ranked 13th for the year

# Player DOB Age Height Weight Games Prior Goals Prior Votes Prior Games 1998 Goals 1998 Votes 1998 Original Club Drafted Honours
1 Andrew Ukovic 23 Nov 78 19yr 189cm 79kg 5 2 0 7 3 0 West Coburg/​Northern U18 #31 National 1995
2 Mark Mercuri 21 Feb 74 24yr 178cm 77kg 90 127 18 20 24 4 Keilor Park Prem: 1993
3 Ryan O'Connor 27 Jun 74 23yr 192cm 107kg 49 39 3 14 8 0 Ulverstone #37 National 1991
4 Daniel McAlister 22 Aug 78 19yr 185cm 88kg 2 0 0 0 0 0 Smithton/​Tasmania U18 #5 National 1996
5 James Hird 4 Feb 73 25yr 188cm 90kg 95 167 43 13 19 4 Ainslie #79 National 1990 AA: 1995, 1996; Brownlow: 1996; B&F: 1994, 1995, 1996; Prem: 1993
6 Sean Wellman 20 Sep 74 23yr 193cm 90kg 65 11 2 23 2 8 St Paul's College (SA)/​North Adelaide
7 Dean Solomon 9 Jan 80 18yr 189cm 102kg 0 0 0 7 2 0 Bendigo U18 #20 National 1997
8 Darren Bewick 21 Aug 67 30yr 178cm 81kg 172 266 54 23 32 1 West Perth Prem: 1993
9 Che Cockatoo-Collins 5 Mar 75 23yr 181cm 85kg 71 97 5 14 12 0 Cairns City JFC/​Port Adelaide (SANFL) #42 National 1992
10 Gary O'Donnell 12 May 65 32yr 181cm 85kg 226 85 34 17 3 1 North Ringwood B&F: 1993; Prem: 1993
11 Damien Hardwick 18 Aug 72 25yr 180cm 82kg 65 12 6 23 0 9 Upwey-Tecoma/​Springvale/​St Joseph's College (Ferntree Gully)/​North Melbourne U19s #87 National 1992
12 Michael Symons 16 Sep 71 26yr 182cm 75kg 92 77 11 3 0 0 Subiaco #8 National 1991
13 Michael Long 1 Oct 69 28yr 178cm 80kg 131 103 45 9 9 2 St Marys/​West Torrens #23 National 1988 AA: 1988, 1995; Norm Smith: 1993; Prem: 1993
14 David Calthorpe 17 Aug 73 24yr 179cm 92kg 71 45 7 21 13 8 East Keilor/​North Ballarat Prem: 1993
15 Michael Prior 6 Sep 73 24yr 182cm 79kg 47 15 0 8 2 0 Noranda/​East Perth #3 National 1992
16 Paul Barnard 13 Feb 73 25yr 189cm 93kg 31 7 0 17 4 0 East Perth #32 National 1993
17 Judd Lalich 26 Dec 75 22yr 193cm 89kg 0 0 0 2 0 0 East Perth #36 National 1997
18 Matthew Lloyd 16 Apr 78 20yr 192cm 93kg 36 88 10 23 70 5 Avondale Heights/​St Bernard's College/​Western U18 Uncontr Comp 1994
19 Peter Somerville 8 Jul 68 29yr 195cm 98kg 134 87 24 12 0 0 Moe Prem: 1993
20 Peter Berbakov 22 Aug 73 24yr 188cm 90kg 28 10 0 16 1 0 Sunbury FC/​Essendon U19s/​Glenelg #58 National 1995
21 Dean Wallis 27 Aug 69 28yr 190cm 91kg 86 29 4 1 0 0 Nhill Prem: 1993
22 Ben Doolan 10 Jan 73 25yr 181cm 95kg 83 11 9 11 0 0 Albury FC
23 Mark Bolton 3 Apr 79 19yr 196cm 91kg 0 0 0 4 1 0 Ringwood/​Eastern U18 #4 National 1997
24 Joe Misiti 9 Nov 74 23yr 186cm 88kg 103 40 13 19 6 3 Keilor Park Prem: 1993
25 Scott Lucas 30 Dec 77 20yr 192cm 98kg 36 34 3 23 49 8 Camperdown/​Geelong U18 #4 National 1994
26 Chris Heffernan 29 Jan 79 19yr 187cm 81kg 3 0 0 12 3 0 Terang/​Geelong U18 #2 National 1996
27 Steven Alessio 8 Nov 71 26yr 203cm 106kg 78 87 9 12 15 2 St Joseph's College (North Melbourne)/​St Olivers
28 Andrew Bomford 19 Jul 74 23yr 184cm 89kg 3 2 0 10 3 2 North Shore (NSW) #22 Pre-Season 1993
29 Gary Moorcroft 16 Apr 76 22yr 173cm 86kg 12 7 2 17 14 2 Reservoir/​Preston/​Northern U18 #45 National 1994 Morrish: 1994
30 Mark Fraser 4 Feb 71 27yr 183cm 78kg 69 32 1 18 8 0 Montmorency
31 Dustin Fletcher 7 May 75 22yr 198cm 93kg 91 31 13 18 4 1 PEGS/​Western U18 Father-Son 1992 Prem: 1993
32 Justin Blumfield 24 Nov 77 20yr 188cm 86kg 25 8 1 21 12 0 Tuggeranong #62 National 1994
33 Blake Caracella 15 Mar 77 21yr 186cm 85kg 17 25 3 16 13 0 St Mary's (NFL)/​Parade College/​Northern U18 #10 National 1994
34 Jordan Doering 14 Sep 79 18yr 187cm 87kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 Bendigo U18 #52 National 1997
35 Barry Young 26 Jun 70 27yr 183cm 93kg 106 58 5 3 1 0 St Arnaud/​Assumption College
36 Simon Eastaugh 12 Jun 73 24yr 200cm 100kg 0 0 0 12 0 1 Wanganui Park SC/​Notre Dame (Shepparton) #61 National 1989
38 Sean Denham 29 Apr 69 28yr 177cm 80kg 159 62 22 11 3 0 Melton South B&F: 1997; Prem: 1993
39 Matthew Banks 20 Jul 76 21yr 199cm 103kg 2 1 0 1 0 0 Ringwood/​Eastern U18 #33 Pre-Season 1994
40 Tim Williams 22 Sep 75 22yr 194cm 94kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 East Perth #21 National 1996
42 Jason Johnson 25 Jan 78 20yr 180cm 85kg 3 0 0 8 2 0 Kilmore/​Assumption College/​Calder U18 #28 National 1996
44 Matthew Watson 2 Dec 76 21yr 199cm 98kg 1 0 0 0 0 0 Warragul/​Gippsland U18/​Essendon Reserves #54 National 1996
47 Ricky Olarenshaw 1 Feb 73 25yr 179cm 80kg 60 12 6 17 2 0 Keilor/​PEGS Prem: 1993
r Dean Rioli 20 May 78 19yr 180cm 99kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 South Fremantle #3 Rookie 1997
r Winis Imbi 26 Apr 79 18yr 0 0 0 0 0 0 Papua New Guinea/​North Ballarat U18 #19 Rookie 1997
r Robert Di Rosa 4 Jul 77 20yr 178cm 78kg 3 0 0 0 0 0 Western U18/​Werribee #18 National 1994
r Lachlan Oakley 25 May 75 22yr 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sandringham #51 Rookie 1997
r Mark Johnson 23 May 78 19yr 179cm 83kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 Calder U18 #12 Rookie 1996