Amon playing for Port Adelaide in June 2018
|Full name||Karl Amon|
|Date of birth||19 August 1995|
|Original team(s)||Sandringham Dragons (TAC Cup) / Hampton Rovers (VAFA)|
|Draft||No. 68, 2013 National Draft|
|Height||181 cm (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||71 kg (157 lb)|
|Position(s)||Midfielder / Forward|
|Current club||Port Adelaide|
|2014–||Port Adelaide||59 (31)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2019.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
At age 5,Karl Amon was diagnosed with Perthes disease, undergoing several operations, including five on his hip. Between the ages of 5 and 8, he was regularly in hospital and spent a year in a wheelchair followed by a year on crutches. Karl Amon played his junior football at the Hampton Rovers Football Club and also played one senior VAFA game at the football club he was participating in at that time.
Amon built up his form at SANFL level in 2014, picking up more of the ball and improving his skill level under pressure. He made his senior debut in round 7, 2015 against the Brisbane Lions at the Gabba, where he gathered 9 disposals and kicked a goal. He played 7 matches for the season, being a substitute in 5 of them. In one of his two full games against the Gold Coast Suns, he had 16 possessions and kicked 3 goals.
- Amy, Paul (22 November 2013). "Sandringham teen Karl Amon drafted by the Power". Bayside Leader.
- Cannon, Jack (18 May 2015). "Karl Amon overcomes Perthes' disease to make AFL debut for Port Adelaide". Fox Sports.
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