Gerald Ugle

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Gerald Ugle
Personal information
Date of birth (1993-01-31) 31 January 1993 (age 24)
Original team(s) Beverley Football Club
Height / weight 180 cm / 84 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2012–2013 Greater Western Sydney 3 (1)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2013.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Gerald Ugle[1] (born 31 January 1993) is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Greater Western Sydney Giants in the Australian Football League (AFL).

Ugle has several relatives with AFL experience; former West Coast Eagles player Troy Ugle is his great uncle and former Collingwood player Kirk Ugle is his first cousin.[2]

Early life[edit]

He began attending Guildford Grammar School in year 9 on an Indigenous scholarship. Playing on the football team, he eventually captained the school football team. He graduated year 12 in 2010.[2][3]

As a 15-year-old he won the reserves best and fairest award for Beverley Football Club in the Avon Football Association despite missing large parts of the season.[4]

Ugle represented Western Australia at 2009 U-16 and 2010 U-18 National Championships.[5] He made his West Australian Football League (WAFL) league debut for Perth in round 23 of the 2010 season.[6]

AFL career[edit]

Ugle was selected as a 17-year-old by Greater Western Sydney in October 2010.[7] In July 2012, Ugle made his AFL senior debut against Fremantle, the team he supported as a child.[5][8]

In September 2013, he was delisted by the Giants.[9]

He currently plays as captain for Peel Thunder in the WAFL.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Also incorrectly referred to as Gerard Ugle
  2. ^ a b O'Donoghue, Craig (3 December 2010). "Ugle has pedigree to shine with GWS". The West Australian. Retrieved 22 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Ugle signs with AFL's Greater Western Sydney Giants". Guildford Grammar School. 1 December 2010. Archived from the original on 20 March 2012. Retrieved 23 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Beverley boy Gerald Ugle joins Greater West Sydney Giants". Beverley Football Club. 2 February 2011. Retrieved 22 July 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "Gerald Ugle". Australian Football League. 29 July 2010. Archived from the original on 10 March 2011. Retrieved 22 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "Gerald UGLE (Perth)". WAFL Online. West Australian Football Commission. Retrieved 22 July 2012. 
  7. ^ Michell, Tim (2 December 2010). "GWS Giants snap up three of WA's top talents". The Courier-Mail. Retrieved 23 July 2012. 
  8. ^ Chadwick, Justin (23 July 2012). "Giants felled by Pavlich's kicking magic". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 22 July 2012. ...debutants Sam Frost and Gerald Ugle among the goalkickers. 
  9. ^ O'hAilpin, Thornton among five Giants delisted

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