Paul Abbott (footballer)

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Paul Abbott
Personal information
Date of birth (1964-10-25) 25 October 1964 (age 52)
Original team(s) Morwell
Height / weight 195 cm / 92 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1984–1991 Hawthorn 085 (30)
1992–1993 Fitzroy 026 (13)
Total 111 (43)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1993.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Paul Abbott (born 25 October 1964) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Hawthorn and Fitzroy in the VFL/AFL.

Abbott was a versatile player who could be used in both the ruck and key positions. He was a member of two Hawthorn premiership sides and kicked six goals in their 1988 Grand Final win over Melbourne.

A broken leg suffered during the 1989 season meant he didn't play at all in 1990 and in 1991 he crossed to Fitzroy where he finished his career.

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