Stephen Lawrence (footballer)

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Stephen Lawrence
Personal information
Date of birth (1969-04-22) 22 April 1969 (age 47)
Place of birth South Africa
Original team(s) Southport
Debut 1988, Hawthorn
vs. North Melbourne, at the MCG
Height / weight 200cm / 100kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1988–1998 Hawthorn 146 (30)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1998.
Career highlights

1991 Premiership player

Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Stephen Lawrence (born 22 April 1969) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for Hawthorn in the Australian Football League.

A ruckman throughout his career, he debuted at centre half forward in 1988 and kicked 5 goals against North Melbourne in his first game. The following week he was injured and didn't play again that year.

He started to get a regular game in 1990 as back-up for Greg Dear, and after Dear was injured during the 1991 pre-season he became number one ruckman. He played in the State of Origin and won best player of the finals in 1991.

His father Godfrey Lawrence played Test cricket for South Africa.

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