Ben Mathews

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Ben Mathews
Ben Mathews wearing 2005 premiership medallion.jpg
Personal information
Full name Ben Mathews
Date of birth (1978-11-29) 29 November 1978 (age 38)
Original team(s) Corowa-Rutherglen
Height 181 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 86 kg (190 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1997–2008 Sydney 198 (45)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2008.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Ben Mathews (born 29 November 1978) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the Sydney Swans in the Australian Football League (AFL). Originally recruited from the Corowa-Rutherglen region of New South Wales. In 2005 he was part of the premiership-winning side that defeated the West Coast Eagles. He announced his retirement on 2 September 2008. He has served as the midfield coach of the Melbourne Football Club since September 2013.[1]

Statistics[edit]

[2]
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles
Season Team # Games G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
Totals Averages (per game)
1997 Sydney 36 4 1 0 18 13 31 3 5 0.3 0.0 4.5 3.3 7.8 0.8 1.3
1998 Sydney 36 0
1999 Sydney 36 17 4 0 122 82 204 47 16 0.2 0.0 7.2 4.8 12.0 2.8 0.9
2000 Sydney 36 22 2 4 270 164 434 102 30 0.1 0.2 12.3 7.5 19.7 4.6 1.4
2001 Sydney 4 23 4 2 264 146 410 113 46 0.2 0.1 11.5 6.3 17.8 4.9 2.0
2002 Sydney 4 21 4 1 211 150 361 66 65 0.2 0.0 10.0 7.1 17.2 3.1 3.1
2003 Sydney 4 23 4 0 237 152 389 94 59 0.2 0.0 10.3 6.6 16.9 4.1 2.6
2004 Sydney 4 24 6 8 239 204 443 109 94 0.3 0.3 10.0 8.5 18.5 4.5 3.9
2005 Sydney 4 25 6 4 200 161 361 77 75 0.2 0.2 8.0 6.4 14.4 3.1 3.0
2006 Sydney 4 14 5 2 83 77 160 44 37 0.4 0.1 5.9 5.5 11.4 3.1 2.6
2007 Sydney 4 23 8 2 168 137 305 89 67 0.3 0.1 7.3 6.0 13.3 3.9 2.9
2008 Sydney 4 2 1 1 12 11 23 9 4 0.5 0.5 6.0 5.5 11.5 4.5 2.0
Career 198 45 24 1824 1297 3121 753 498 0.2 0.1 9.2 6.6 15.8 3.8 2.5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitling, Michael (23 September 2013). "Mathews latest to join Roos at Melbourne". AFL.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 19 October 2015. 
  2. ^ Ben Mathews' player profile at AFL Tables

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