Liam McBean

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Liam McBean
Personal information
Full name Liam McBean
Date of birth (1994-08-25) 25 August 1994 (age 25)
Original team(s) Calder Cannons (TAC Cup)
Draft 33rd overall 2012 AFL National Draft
Height 202 cm (6 ft 8 in)
Weight 93 kg (205 lb)
Position(s) Forward/Ruck
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2013–2016 Richmond 5 (1)
2017– Glenelg 38 (91)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2019.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Liam McBean (born 25 August 1994) is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Richmond Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL), the same club he grew up barracking for. He was drafted by the Richmond Football Club with pick 33 in the 2012 National Draft from the Calder Cannons in the TAC Cup. He attended St. Bernard's College in the Melbourne suburb of Essendon.[1]. He attended the school alongside close friend and fellow 2012 draftee Joe Daniher.

After playing for Richmond's Victorian Football League (VFL) team for the entirety of the 2013 and 2014 seasons, he made his AFL debut in round seven of the 2015 AFL season against the Collingwood Football Club.[2]

While senior listed at Richmond in 2015, McBean was awarded the Jim 'Frosty' Miller Medal as the VFL Leading Goal Kicker in matches played for the club's reserve side.[3] He kicked 42 goals for the season and tied with two others for the award.

At the conclusion of the 2016 season, he was delisted by Richmond.[4]

In 2017, McBean played for Glenelg in the SANFL. He stepped away from the club in 2018 to travel overseas.He returned to Glenelg for the 2019 season and started with a bang against the Adelaide reserves. He played against Adelaide listed player Darcy Fogarty and kicked a game high 9 goals. [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Liam McBean juggled school and footy during his VCE year". 18 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Carlton Blues make six changes, while St Kilda and GWS remain unchanged for AFL round seven". 15 May 2015.
  3. ^ "McBean ties for 'Frosty' Miller Medal". Richmond Football Club. 1 September 2015. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  4. ^ King, Travis (31 August 2016). "Axe falls on Tigers key forward, rookie midfielder". AFL.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  5. ^ "COMING GOING 2018 | SANFL". sanfl.com.au. Retrieved 12 February 2019.

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