Billy Hartung (footballer)
|Full name||Billy Hartung|
|Date of birth||24 January 1995|
|Original team||Red Hill, Dandenong Stingrays|
|Draft||24th, 2013 AFL Draft
|Debut||Round 7, 3 May 2014, Hawthorn
v. St Kilda, at MCG
|Height/Weight||177cm / 75kg|
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 2014 season.
When Billy Hartung was 14 years old he set a Mornington Peninsula Junior Football League record for most goals kicked in a single game. His effort of 20 goals straight was done while playing for Red Hill under-14s against Dromana. Hartung progressed to the VSFL under 18 competition and played with the Dandenong Stingrays. Selected an All-Australian at under-18 level in 2013, Hartung attended the AFL draft camp in October 2013 when he ran a 16.6 beep test, breaking (future teammate) Bradley Hill’s record of 16.1. 
He started 2014 developing in the VFL playing for Hawthorn's reserve affiliate side Box Hill, It took the youngster no time to , averaging 18 disposals in his first three games with VFL affiliate Box Hill, with that run and carry already a feature.develop and impress Coach Alastair Clarkson. Good form lead to his promotion and senior debut against St Kilda. He exceeded expectations 26 disposals and a goal in his debut game. He played five consecutive games between rounds 8 and 12, before an elbow injury sustained against Sydney in Round 12 meant that he missed a month of football, he returned to the VFL. He played in Box Hill's losing Grand final side.
- Billy Hartung's profile on the official website of the Hawthorn Football Club
- Billy Hartung's statistics from AFL Tables