Robbie Tarrant

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Robbie Tarrant
Personal information
Full name Robert Tarrant
Date of birth (1989-04-25) 25 April 1989 (age 27)
Original team(s) Bendigo Pioneers (TAC Cup)
Draft No. 15, 2007 national draft
Height / weight 196cm / 96kg
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current club North Melbourne
Number 25
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2008– North Melbourne 84 (41)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2016.
Career highlights

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 is the younger brother of former Collingwood and Fremantle player, Chris Tarrant.[1][2]

Early career[edit]

Tarrant was born in Mildura, Victoria and is the younger brother of former Collingwood defender Chris Tarrant.[1] 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.[3]

AFL career[edit]

Tarrant was drafted by the Kangaroos Football Club with their first selection and fifteenth overall in the 2007 national draft.[4] He did not play any senior football in his first two years and he ultimately made his AFL debut in the thirty point loss against Sydney at the Sydney Cricket Ground in round 15, 2010.[5]

Tarrant's 2016 season was rewarded with the Syd Barker Medal as the club best and fairest.[6]

Statistics[edit]

Statistics are correct to the end of round 9, 2016[7]
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles
Season Team # Games G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
Totals Averages (per game)
2010 North Melbourne 25 2 0 0 8 7 15 4 3 0.0 0.0 4.0 3.5 7.5 2.0 1.5
2011 North Melbourne 25 7 1 1 52 24 76 21 19 0.1 0.1 7.4 3.4 10.9 3.0 2.7
2012 North Melbourne 25 16 23 16 112 55 167 57 24 1.4 1.0 7.0 3.4 10.4 3.6 1.5
2013 North Melbourne 25 13 16 15 78 54 132 58 15 1.2 1.2 6.0 4.2 10.2 4.5 1.2
2014 North Melbourne 25 1 0 0 1 2 3 1 1 0.0 0.0 1.0 2.0 3.0 1.0 1.0
2015 North Melbourne 25 22 1 0 192 126 318 113 35 0.0 0.0 8.7 5.7 14.5 5.1 1.6
2016 North Melbourne 25 9 0 1 96 46 142 55 13 0.0 0.1 10.7 5.1 15.8 6.1 1.4
Career 70 41 33 539 314 853 309 110 0.6 0.5 7.7 4.5 12.2 4.4 1.6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Robbie Tarrant's next text
  2. ^ Fremantle rallies for a rare victory
  3. ^ Standby for Tarrant
  4. ^ Mangidis, Ricky (24 November 2014). "Drafted: 2007". NMFC.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 7 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "Bombers swing the axe". ABC Online. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 9 July 2010. Retrieved 7 October 2016. 
  6. ^ Bowen, Nick (7 October 2016). "North defender breaks through for maiden best and fairest". AFL.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 7 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "Robbie Tarrant". AFL Tables. Retrieved 26 May 2016. 

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