Sean Wellman

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sean Wellman[1]
Personal information
Full name Sean Wellman
Date of birth (1974-09-20) 20 September 1974 (age 39)
Original team North Adelaide
Draft priority pick/trade
Height/Weight 193 cm/90 kg
Position(s) Defence
Club information
Current club Retired
Number 6
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1994 – 1995
1996 – 2004
034 0(9)
178 (25)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 2004 season.
Career highlights

Sean Wellman (born 20 September 1974) is a former Australian rules footballer in the Australian Football League.[1]

Wellman was a key position player who arrived at the AFL's Adelaide Football Club from North Adelaide. He played 34 games across his first two seasons in 1994 and 1995, before moving to Essendon in 1996. He became a key defender for the club[1] and was often called "Not a well man" as a play on his surname by commentator Rex Hunt.

He played 212 games and kicked 34 goals, playing mainly as a center-half-back. He was a member of Essendon's all-conquering premiership side in 2000, he played in every game of the season, and was a member of their losing grand final team in 2001. He received All-Australian selection in 1998 and 2001 and International rules representation in 1998. He retired from the AFL at the end of 2004. Since his retirement he has spent time at Melbourne and at the Western Bulldogs as an assistant coach. He has returned to Essendon as an Assistant coach for the 2011 season.


  1. ^ a b c Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2003). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (5th ed.). North Melbourne, Victoria: Crown Content. p. 757. ISBN 1-74095-032-1.