Jason Roe

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Jason Roe
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Roe at a Brisbane Lions training session in 2008
Personal information
Full name Jason Roe
Date of birth (1984-03-13) 13 March 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Northern Territory
Original team(s) Cairns City Cobras
Draft 6th overall, 2005 Rookie Draft
Brisbane Lions
Height 192 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 84 kg (185 lb)
Position(s) Defender
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2003 Collingwood 00 (0)
2006–2009 Brisbane Lions 50 (7)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2009.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Jason Roe (born 13 March 1984) is an indigenous and former Australian rules football player for the Brisbane Lions in the Australian Football League (AFL).

Originally playing for Nightcliff Football Club in the Northern Territory Football League (NTFL), then the Cairns City Cobras in the 2001–2002 seasons, Roe was selected in the 2002 rookie draft by the Collingwood Football Club and placed on its rookie list. He was delisted at the end of 2003 having not played an AFL game, and moved to South Australian National Football League (SANFL) club North Adelaide.

He was given a second chance at AFL level and was placed on the Brisbane Lions rookie list in the 2006 rookie draft.

Roe was delisted by Brisbane following the 2009 season, after playing 50 AFL games.[1]

Drug Scandal[edit]

In June 2015, Roe was released on bail after being charged of possession and supply of 750 grams (26.45 Ounces) of cannabis and was facing two charges of possession and supply of the drug. The value was deemed to be worth $75,000 AUD if it were sold in a remote community.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Witham, Jennifer (15 October 2009). "Lions delist a dozen players". Lions.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 16 July 2015. 
  2. ^ McDonald, Shae (12 June 2015). "NT Thunder star Jason Roe released on bail after being charged of possession and supply of more than 700 grams of cannabis". Northern Territory News. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 16 July 2015. 

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