Steele Sidebottom

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Steele Sidebottom
Steele Sidebottom 2017.6.jpg
Sidebottom playing for Collingwood in June 2017
Personal information
Full name Steele Sidebottom
Nickname(s) Rusty,[1] Bluescope[2]
Date of birth (1991-01-02) 2 January 1991 (age 27)
Place of birth Victoria
Original team(s) Murray Bushrangers (TAC Cup)
Draft No. 11, 2008 National Draft, Collingwood
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 84 kg (185 lb)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current club Collingwood
Number 22
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2009– Collingwood 185 (139)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of the 2017 season.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Steele Sidebottom (born 2 January 1991) is a professional Australian rules football player currently playing for the Collingwood Football Club in the Australian Football League.

Sidebottom was selected by Collingwood with selection 11 in the 2008 AFL Draft. Sidebottom had a 10-goal best-on-ground performance in the 2008 TAC Cup Grand Final.[3] He is strong overhead and in one-on-one contests. An AIS/AFL Academy graduate and Vic Country representative in 2008, Sidebottom also was selected in the All-Australian team following the 2008 AFL Under 18 Championships.[4]

In 2010 Sidebottom played in all but one game for the Magpies including both the drawn Grand Final and Grand Final replay. At 19-years of age he was the youngest member of Collingwood's 2010 Premiership side.

His older brother Ryan plays cricket for the Victorian Bushrangers.

On 6 October 2017, Sidebottom won the Copeland Trophy.[5]

Statistics[edit]

Statistics are correct to the end of the 2017 season[6]
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles
Season Team No. Games G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
Totals Averages (per game)
2009 Collingwood 22 11 3 3 82 85 167 42 44 0.3 0.3 7.5 7.7 15.2 3.8 4.0
2010 Collingwood 22 25 24 13 253 209 462 105 101 1.0 0.5 10.1 8.4 18.5 4.2 4.0
2011 Collingwood 22 25 25 13 275 214 489 128 107 1.0 0.5 11.0 8.6 19.6 5.1 4.3
2012 Collingwood 22 24 14 13 377 258 635 133 89 0.6 0.5 15.7 10.8 26.5 5.5 3.7
2013 Collingwood 22 23 19 10 361 194 555 120 77 0.8 0.4 15.7 8.4 24.1 5.2 3.3
2014 Collingwood 22 19 14 14 327 181 508 109 78 0.7 0.7 17.2 9.5 26.7 5.7 4.1
2015 Collingwood 22 16 7 8 251 186 437 85 53 0.4 0.5 15.7 11.6 27.3 5.3 3.3
2016 Collingwood 22 20 17 7 273 241 514 108 90 0.9 0.4 13.7 12.1 25.7 5.4 4.5
2017 Collingwood 22 22 16 9 344 256 600 115 93 0.7 0.4 15.6 11.6 27.3 5.2 4.2
Career 185 139 90 2543 1824 4367 945 732 0.8 0.5 13.8 9.9 23.6 5.1 4.0

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