List of first kick/first goal kickers in the Australian Football League

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The following is a list of Australian rules footballers who kicked a goal with their first kick in the Australian Football League.

Multiple goal scorers[edit]

Six goals from first six kicks[edit]

Four goals from first four kicks[edit]

Three goals from first three kicks[edit]

Two goals from first two kicks[edit]

Goal from first kick[edit]

Player Team Round Year Notes
Nathan Ablett Geelong Round 20 2005
Matthew Bate Melbourne Round 5 2006
Claye Beams Brisbane Lions Round 1[2] 2011
Peter Bell Fremantle Round 1[2] 1995
Simon Beaumont Carlton Round 10[2] 1995
Greg Bentley Port Adelaide Round 19 2006
Dean Brogan Port Adelaide Round 9[2] 2001
Mitchell Brown Geelong Round 14 2011
Cameron Bruce Melbourne Round 1 2000
Dylan Buckley Carlton Round 3[5] 2013
Jake Carlisle Essendon Round 20 2010
Mitch Clark Brisbane Lions Round 1 2006
John Coleman Essendon Round 1[2] 1949
Rhys Cooyou Greater Western Sydney Round 22 2012
Trent Cotchin Richmond Round 8 2008
Bob Crowe Carlton Round 17[6] 1954
Patrick Dangerfield Adelaide Round 20 2008
Majak Daw North Melbourne Round 4 2013
Chris Dawes Collingwood Round 19 2008
Fabian Deluca Melbourne Round 8 2006 Third game, kickless in first two
Alan Didak Collingwood Round 7[2] 2011
Paul Dooley Western Bulldogs Round 1 1998
Max Duffy Fremantle Round 20[7] 2014
Peter Everitt St Kilda Round 1[2] 1993
Jeff Farmer Melbourne Round 6[2] 1995
Alex Fasolo Collingwood Round 12[8] 2011
Aaron Fiora Richmond Round 7[2] 2000
Jeff Garlett Carlton Round 1 2009
Brent Macaffer Collingwood Round 5 2009
Daniel Giansiracusa Western Bulldogs Round 11[2] 2001
Bryce Gibbs Carlton Round 1 2007
Shannon Grant Sydney Round 1[2] 1995
Ryan Griffen Western Bulldogs Round 4 2005
Daryl Griffiths St Kilda Round 9 1963
Sam Grimley Hawthorn Round 9 2013
Leigh Harding North Melbourne Round 17[2] 2001
Kyle Hardingham Essendon Round 17 2010
Tom Hafey Richmond Round 6[2] 1953
Tom Harley Port Adelaide Round 14[2] 1998
Tim Hazell Hawthorn Round 14 2001
Mark Harvey Essendon Round 4[2] 1984
Des Headland Brisbane Lions Round 13[2] 1999
Mark Hepburn North Melbourne Round 18 1987
Cameron Hitchcock Port Adelaide Round 1 2010
Mitch Honeychurch Western Bulldogs Round 15 2014
Bachar Houli Essendon Round 7 2007
Sam Hunt Essendon Round 20[2] 2002
Shannon Hurn West Coast Round 5 2006
Kristian Jaksch Greater Western Sydney Round 22 2013
Shane Kersten Geelong Round 14 2014
Jack Kirby Essendon Round 11[2] 1911
Matthew Kreuzer Carlton Round 3 2008
Matthew Lloyd Essendon Round 14[2] 1995
Scott Lycett West Coast Round 19 2011
Ben Lennon Richmond Round 9 2014
Rory Lobb Greater Western Sydney Round 12 2014
Luke Lowden Hawthorn Round 12[9] 2014
Quinten Lynch West Coast Round 12[2] 2002
Nick Malceski Sydney Round 11 2005
Marcus Marigliani Essendon Round 21 2010
Brodie Martin Adelaide Round 16 2009
Leigh Matthews Hawthorn Round 16 1969
Cameron McCarthy Greater Western Sydney Round 23[10] 2014
Jeff 'Torch' McGee South Melbourne Round 7 1967
Tim McIntyre Adelaide Round 15 2012
Brock McLean Melbourne Round 11 2004
Luke McPharlin Hawthorn Round 5[2] 2000
Paul Medhurst Fremantle Round 1[2] 2002
Luke Mitchell Carlton Round 23 2012
Jay Neagle Essendon Round 22 2007
Setanta Ó hAilpín Carlton Round 7 2005
Nick O'Brien Essendon Round 22 2012
Tim O'Brien Hawthorn Round 1 2014
Brett O'Farrell Sydney Round 13 1998
Michael O'Loughlin Sydney Round 5[2] 1995
Michael Osborne Hawthorn Round 21 2001
Joel Patfull Brisbane Round 8 2006
Scott Pendlebury Collingwood Round 10 2006
Rino Pretto Fitzroy Round 19[11] 1979 His only kick in his VFL career
Later kicked 1,070 goals in the V.F.A.
Tim Rieniets Carlton Round 6[2] 1990
Michael Rix St Kilda Round 11 2006
Jordan Roughead Western Bulldogs Round 5 2010
Steven Salopek Port Adelaide Round 1[2] 2003
Luke Shuey West Coast Round 1 2010
Casey Sibosado Fremantle Round 24 2011
Henry Slattery Essendon Round 13 2005
Andrew Strijk West Coast Round 13 2010
Kane Tenace Geelong Round 2[2] 2004
Matt Thomas Port Adelaide Round 14 2006
Kayne Turner North Melbourne Round 20 2014
Travis Varcoe Geelong Round 2 2007
Taylor Walker Adelaide Round 1 2009
Robert Walls Carlton Round 2[2] 1967
Justin Westhoff Port Adelaide Round 10 2007
Jeff White Fremantle Round 3[2] 1995
Ted Whitten Western Bulldogs Round 1[2] 1951
Mark Williams Hawthorn Round 3[2] 2002 Second match, kickless in first
Callum Wilson West Coast Round 18 2009
Wayde Twomey Carlton Round 17 2011

References[edit]

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