Tim O'Brien (footballer)
O'Brien in June 2017
|Full name||Tim O'Brien|
|Date of birth||28 March 1994|
|Place of birth||Mt Gambier, South Australia|
|Original team(s)||West Gambier, Glenelg|
|Draft||No. 28, 2012 national draft|
|Debut||Round 1, 2014, Hawthorn
vs. Brisbane Lions, at Aurora Stadium
|Height / weight||193cm / 83kg|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of round 18, 2017.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
The red-headed O'Brien used to make 10-hour return car trip to Glenelg to play under-15 games. At 16 he played in his first West Gambier senior premiership in the Western Border league. West won again the following year with O'Brien playing in the ruck. He has a terrific mark and good leg speed, where he recorded the third-best result in agility draft camp.
Hawthorn selected O'Brien with pick 28 in the 2012 AFL Draft.
He spent 2013 developing in the VFL playing for Hawthorn's reserve affiliate side, the Box Hill Hawks, and was a member of their premiership winning side.
- Statistics are correct to the end of round 18, 2017.
|Totals||Averages (per game)|
Honours and achievements
- VFL Premiership: 2013
- Tim O'Brien's player profile at AFL Tables
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