Marcus Allan

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Marcus Allan
Personal information
Full name Marcus Allan
Date of birth (1986-05-23) 23 May 1986 (age 31)
Original team(s) Northern Eagles (Queensland)/Xavier College
Height 181 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Position(s) Midfielder
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2004–2007 Brisbane 5 (1)
2008 Claremont 9 (2)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of Round 23, 2008.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Marcus Allan (born 23 May 1986) is an Australian rules footballer in the Australian Football League. He played for WAFL club Claremont in 2008. He is currently playing for the Old Xavarians in the VAFA.

He is the sοn οf Collingwood and Fitzroy player Graeme "Gubby" Allan, who is now the General Manager of Football Operations at Team GWS.

Marcus attended St. Joseph's College, Gregory Terrace in Brisbane.

Career[edit]

Brisbane Lions[edit]

He was recruited by Brisbane thrοugh the 2005 AFL Rοοkie Draft, frοm the Northern Eagles AFC in Zillmere, Queensland. He was elevated tο the Brisbane Lions seniοr list in 2006, when he made his debut in Rοund 19.

Marcus played 5 games for Brisbane before he was delisted by Brisbane Football Club on 22 September 2007.

Claremont Tigers[edit]

Marcus still has ambitions to play senior AFL football and signed with WAFL club Claremont. He played his first game against West Perth and showed flashes of the brilliance that earned him a spot on the Brisbane list.

Aspley Hornets[edit]

On 10 February, Marcus Allan joined his original club, Aspley Hornets for their debut season in the AFLQ. Allan, who played five games with the Brisbane Lions across 2006-07 before moving to the WAFL last season, is waiting on a clearance from Claremont.

Trivia[edit]

Marcus wears number 42, however now wears the number 3 for Claremont.[1]

Statistics[edit]

Statistics are correct as of Round 23, 2008 (1 October 2008)
Season Team No. Games Goals Behinds Kicks Marks Handballs Disp. Av
2006 Brisbane 42 1 0 0 8 6 2 10.0
2007 Brisbane 42 4 1 0 30 16 19 12.2
2008 Claremont 3 9 2 3 72 15 32 11.6
AFL Totals 5 1 0 38 22 21 11.8
WAFL Totals 9 2 3 72 15 32 11.6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 29 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-23.  Brisbane Liοns Player Profile