Jarryn Geary

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Jarryn Geary
42. Jarryn Geary, St Kilda FC 01.jpg
Personal information
Full name Jarryn Geary
Date of birth (1988-06-23) 23 June 1988 (age 26)
Original team Bendigo Pioneers (TAC Cup)
Draft #58, 2007 Rookie Draft, St Kilda
Height/Weight 183cm / 82kg
Position(s) Defender / Midfielder
Club information
Current club St Kilda
Number 14
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2008– St Kilda 100 (19)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 2014 season.
Career highlights

Jarryn Geary (born 23 June 1988) is an Australian rules footballer for the St Kilda Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).

AFL career[edit]

Geary at training prior to the 2009 AFL Grand Final

Geary generally plays as a half-back or midfielder and has shown he is a hard-nosed player.

Geary is a product of Eaglehawk Football Club and also played in the TAC Cup for the Bendigo Pioneers with Geelong star Joel Selwood.[1] Despite winning Bendigo's best and fairest in 2006, he was passed over in the national draft and eventually taken by the Saints with pick 58 in the rookie draft. At the end of 2007 he was elevated to the senior list and played 10 games in 2008. He played in eight of St Kilda's wins, earning the Rising Star nomination for his 19-possession game against Essendon.[2]

In 2008 Geary played well throughout St Kilda’s 2008 NAB Cup winning campaign.[3]

In Round 1, 2008, Geary gained 30 possessions and was one of the best-on-ground against the Sydney Swans.

Geary played in 15 of 22 matches in the 2009 season home and away rounds in which St Kilda qualified in first position for the AFL finals series.

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