Whitfield in June 2017
|Full name||Lachlan Whitfield|
|Date of birth||18 July 1994|
|Original team(s)||Dandenong Stingrays (TAC Cup)|
|Draft||No. 1, 2012 national draft|
|Height / weight||184 cm / 74 kg|
|Current club||Greater Western Sydney|
|2013–||Greater Western Sydney||81 (38)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2016.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Lachie Whitfield (born 18 July 1994) is a professional Australian rules footballer playing for the Greater Western Sydney Giants in the Australian Football League (AFL). He was the first overall selection in the 2012 AFL draft.
In November 2016, Whitfield was suspended for six months for "bringing the game into disrepute" as a result of taking illicit drugs in May 2015 and attempting to evade drug testing at the time under the guidance of Greater Western Sydney administrators Graeme Allan and Craig Lambert.
- Statistics are correct to the end the 2015 season
|Totals||Averages (per game)|
|2013||Greater Western Sydney||6||19||8||4||174||158||332||103||42||0.4||0.2||9.2||8.3||17.5||5.4||2.2|
|2014||Greater Western Sydney||6||11||8||6||133||92||225||64||19||0.7||0.5||12.1||8.4||20.5||5.8||1.7|
|2015||Greater Western Sydney||6||21||6||7||270||185||455||137||38||0.3||0.3||12.9||8.8||21.7||6.5||1.8|
- Lachie Whitfield wants to get down to the serious business of being a professional footballer
- Phelan, Jason (4 July 2012). "Whitfield wins Larke Medal". AFL Bigpond Network.
- A fit Lachie Whitfield takes a giant step forwards, AFL.com.au official website, 2 June 2014
- Waterworth, Ben; Niall, Jake (15 November 2016). "Lachie Whitfield cops six-month ban, Graeme Allan, Craig Lambert suspended for one year". Fox Sports (Australia). News Corp Australia. Retrieved 15 February 2017.
- "Lachie Whitfield". AFL Tables. Retrieved 10 June 2014.
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