Robbie Tarrant

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Robbie Tarrant
Personal information
Full name Robert Tarrant
Date of birth (1989-04-25) 25 April 1989 (age 26)
Original team(s) Bendigo Pioneers (TAC Cup)
Draft #15, 2007 National Draft, North Melbourne
Height/Weight 196cm / 96kg
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current club North Melbourne
Number 25
Playing career
Years Club Games (Goals)
2010– North Melbourne 61 (41)

Robbie Tarrant (born 25 April 1989) is an Australian rules footballer who plays for the North Melbourne Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). He was taken in the first round with the 15th overall pick in the 2007 AFL Draft. Tarrant has had four shoulder reconstructions whilst at the Kangaroos.[1] He has now recovered from the injuries and played in two pre-season matches in the 2010 NAB Cup, including his first ever game against his brother Chris.[2][3]

Early career[edit]

Tarrant was born in Mildura, Victoria and is the younger brother of former Collingwood defender Chris Tarrant.[2] Tarrant originally played for South Mildura in the Sunraysia Football League and moved to Melbourne in 2005. After graduating from Xavier College in 2006, in 2007 he worked as a teller at Bendigo Bank in Bendigo as well as playing for the Bendigo Pioneers.[4] In 2012, Tarrant has had a real breakout season playing 13 games and kicking 23 goals to date. Kicking a career high four goals on three occasions in rounds 13, 15 and 18.


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