Josh Drummond at a Brisbane Lions public training session
|Full name||Josh Drummond|
|Date of birth||19 April 1983|
|Original team(s)||Northern Eagles (QAFL)|
|Draft||No. 47, 2003 Rookie Draft, Brisbane Lions|
|Height/Weight||189cm / 87kg|
|2005–2012||Brisbane Lions||94 (35)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2012.
Josh Drummond (born 19 April 1983) is a former Australian rules footballer in the Australian Football League who is currently serving as the defensive coach of the North Melbourne Football Club. He was a rebounding defender and occasional wingman, with a long and accurate left-foot kick.
Drummond was recruited by the Brisbane Lions through the 2003 Rookie Draft from the Northern Eagles, after two dominant seasons at centre half back. He won the Eagles Best & Fairest in 2003. He was elevated to the Brisbane Lions senior list in Round 8, 2005 when he made his debut against Adelaide. After missing the early part of 2007 through injury, he became one of the Lions' most important players in 2007, with an impressive ability to hit targets from the kick out.
Josh Drummond's left foot kicks are recognised among the most penetrating and damaging in the AFL. Repeated soft tissue injuries, particularly to his quadriceps, have hampered Drummond's career to date. He also missed a significant amount of football after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament during the 2010 season.
- "Coaches". nmfc.com.au. North Melbourne Football Club. Retrieved 16 August 2015.
- Josh Drummond's profile on the official website of the Brisbane Lions
- Josh Drummond's statistics from AFL Tables
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