Liam Jones

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Liam Jones
Liam Jones 04.03.17.jpg
Jones in March 2017
Personal information
Full name Liam Jones
Date of birth (1991-02-24) 24 February 1991 (age 26)
Original team(s) North Hobart Demons
Draft No. 32, 2008 National Draft
Height / weight 197 cm / 97 kg
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current club Carlton
Number 14
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2010– 2014 Western Bulldogs 64 (68)
2015– Carlton 19 (16)
Total 83 (84)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2016.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables,

Liam Jones (born 24 February 1991) is an Australian rules footballer for the Carlton Football Club. He was drafted by Australian Football League (AFL) club Western Bulldogs in the second round of the 2008 AFL Draft. He made his debut against North Melbourne[1] in round 18 of the 2010 season. On 16 October 2014, Jones was traded to the Carlton Football Club.

Jones attended Scotch College as part of the school's indigenous program.[2]

In round 24, 2011, he was nominated for the AFL Rising Star award.[3]

An Indigenous Australian,[4] Jones's father Bob Jones was also a professional footballer, playing with St Kilda.[5]

Liam Jones was traded to the Carlton Football Club during the 2014 trade period in exchange for pick 46. [6]

Jones start to his career at Carlton was met with poor form and he only managed 9 games in his first season with the Blues. He didn't play his first game for the 2016 season until Round 5 against Fremantle, where he kicked 2 crucial goals to see Carlton win by 4 points.


  1. ^ Denham, Greg (3 August 2010). "Dogs' run on flag gathering pace - Stars aligning as key players return". The Australian. 
  2. ^ Smith, Robert (May 2009). Shearer, Tim, ed. "Two Scotch AFL draftees". Great Scot. Scotch College: 57. 
  3. ^ Witham, Jennifer (5 September 2011). "Young Dog nominated". Australian Football League. Retrieved 5 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "Indigenous young gun Liam Jones puts his hands up for the Bulldogs". Marn Grook Footy Show. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Four Tasmanians shine in AFL draft". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 30 November 2011. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  6. ^ Witham, Jennifer (10 October 2014). "Live: Cooney, Ryder among the deals done on Trade Period deadline day". Australian Football League. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 

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