Mitch Hallahan

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Mitch Hallahan
Personal information
Full name Mitchell Hallahan
Date of birth (1992-08-23) 23 August 1992 (age 24)
Original team(s) Box Hill Hawks
Draft 38th, 2010 National Draft, Hawthorn
Debut Round 5, 21 April 2014, Hawthorn
vs. Geelong, at MCG
Height / weight 183cm / 84kg
Position(s) Mid
Club information
Current club Gold Coast
Number 14
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
Gold Coast
06 (2)
17 (4)
23 (6)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2016.
Career highlights

Mitch Hallahan (born 23 August 1992) is an Australian rules footballer playing for the Gold Coast Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).

AFL career[edit]

Hallahan was an all round junior sportsman, he learnt to box in a Rye gym. He won a state title in the Victorian cadet boxing championships.[1] Hallahan was a co-captain of the Dandenong Stingrays team in the TAC Cup in 2010, but an ankle injury during the season caused a drop-off in form.

Hawthorn (2011–2014)[edit]

Hallahan was drafted by Hawthorn with the 38th selection in the 2010 AFL Draft, and continued to struggle with his ankle injury during the 2011 season.[2]

In 2012 and 2013, Hallahan played exclusively with Hawthorn's VFL-affiliate, Box Hill Hawks. In 2013 he won the J.J. Liston Trophy in a three-way tie with Steve Clifton (North Ballarat) and Jordan Schroder (Geelong), all on 17 votes.[3]

Hallahan was selected to make his debut for Hawthorn against Geelong at the MCG on Easter Monday, 2014. He was named on the interchange bench.[4]

Gold Coast (2015)[edit]

On 16 October 2014, after struggling to break into the premier Hawthorn team during the regular season, Hallahan was traded to the Gold Coast Football Club.[5]


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