Date of birth
22 December 1992
Place of birth
Adelaide, South Australia
Sturt ( SANFL)
186 cm / 78 kg
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 2013 season.
George Horlin-Smith (born 22 December 1992) is an Australian rules footballer for the Geelong Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). He went to Pembroke School in Adelaide, South Australia. Horlin-Smith was a promising [1 ] cricketer, having co-captained the Australian under-16 cricket team to the West Indies in 2008, but he decided to pursue a career in football. He has played for Geelong in the [2 ] NAB Cup. He was taken by Geelong at number 37 in the [3 ] 2010 AFL national draft. After suffering a shoulder injury in the lead-up to the 2011 season, Horlin-Smith was unable to break into Geelong's strong senior team, but he did manage nine games for [4 ] Geelong's VFL side. [3 ]
Horlin-Smith's development continued in 2012, playing three games with Geelong's AFL side. His 2012 season in Geelong's VFL side garnered a premiership medal with the Cats, and the Norm Goss Memorial Medal for best player afield in the Grand Final.
He finished the regular season as Geelong's highest vote getter in the J.J. Liston medal, coming 5th overall. [5 ] [6 ]
Horlin-Smith was awarded the Round 4 nomination for the
2013 AFL Rising Star. [7 ]
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