Harley Balic

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Harley Balic
Personal information
Full name Harley Balic
Date of birth (1997-01-05) 5 January 1997 (age 21)
Original team(s) Sandringham Dragons (TAC Cup)
Draft No. 38, 2015 national draft
Debut Round 3, 2017, Fremantle
vs. Western Bulldogs, at Domain Stadium
Height 187 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 86 kg (190 lb)
Position(s) Midfielder
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2016–2017 Fremantle 4 (3)
2018 Melbourne 0 (0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2017.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Harley Balic (born 5 January 1997) is a former professional Australian rules footballer, who played for the Fremantle Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).

Balic played for the Sandringham Dragons in the TAC Cup and was drafted by Fremantle with their second selection and thirty-eighth overall in the 2015 national draft.[1] He made his debut in the sixteen point win against the Western Bulldogs at Domain Stadium in round three of the 2017 season.[2] After playing four games for the Dockers in 2017, he was placed on indefinite leave for "personal reasons".[3] Later that year Balic requested a trade home to Victoria, and was traded to Melbourne in October.[4] In August 2018 at the age of 21, Balic retired after losing passion for the game.[5]

Statistics[edit]

Statistics are correct to the end of the 2018 season [6]
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles
Season Team No. Games G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
Totals Averages (per game)
2016 Fremantle 24 0
2017 Fremantle 24 4 3 1 26 26 52 13 13 0.8 0.3 6.5 6.5 13.0 3.3 3.3
2018 Melbourne 27 0
Career 4 3 1 26 26 52 13 13 0.8 0.3 6.5 6.5 13.0 3.3 3.3

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Amy, Paul (25 November 2015). "He went later than expected in the draft but Harley Balic has joined Fremantle Dockers". Mordialloc Chelsea Leader. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  2. ^ Quartermaine, Braden (6 April 2017). "Harley Balic, Griffin Logue to debut for Fremantle against Western Bulldogs". PerthNow. Seven West Media. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Harley Balic club statement". fremantlefc.com.au. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Balic joins Melbourne from Freo". melbournefc.com.au. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Harley Balic retirement". 2 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Harley Balic". AFL Tables. Retrieved 10 October 2017.

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