Todd Banfield

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Todd Banfield
Banfield at training in December 2008
Personal information
Full name Todd Banfield
Date of birth (1990-06-28) 28 June 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Perth, Western Australia
Original team(s) Swan Districts
Draft 41st overall, 2008
Height / weight 183 cm / 83 kg
Position(s) Follower
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2009–2013 Brisbane Lions 53 (57)
2014 Richmond 000(0)
Total 53 (57)
International team honours
Years Team Games (Goals)
2010 Australia 2 (4)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2013.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables,

Todd Banfield (born 28 June 1990) is an Australian rules football player who played in the Australian Football League (AFL). Banfield played 53 games for the Brisbane Lions between 2010 and 2013 and joined Richmond in 2014, before being delisted after one season.[1]

He was selected with the Brisbane Lions' third selection (pick 41 overall) in the 2008 National Draft.[2] He was recruited from Swan Districts in the West Australian Football League (WAFL).

AFL career[edit]

Banfield signing autographs in 2014

Banfield made his debut for Brisbane in the first round of the 2010 season.

In round 6 Banfield received an AFL Rising Star nomination when he kicked a career best three goals.[3]

In the 2010 season Banfield was one of the few Lions to play every match. He finished the season as the third highest goal scorer (27) for the club, only behind Jonathan Brown (53) and Brendan Fevola (48).

At the end of the 2013 season Banfield was delisted from Brisbane without playing an AFL match for the entire year.[4] He was subsequently picked up by Richmond for pick 11 in the 2014 Rookie Draft.

Richmond announced that he was delisted on 9 September 2014, along with seven other players.[5]

International career[edit]

Banfield was included in the 22-man squad that travelled to Ireland to represent Australia in the 2010 International Rules series.[4]




  1. ^ AFL Players Stats.
  2. ^ "Lions hit draft jackpot by getting Rich". The Age website. 29 November 2008. Retrieved 2 December 2008. 
  3. ^ "WA's Todd Banfield earns round six Rising Star nomination". Perth Now. News Ltd. 4 May 2010. Retrieved 19 February 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Banfield biding his time". Lions Newsletter. Brisbane Lions. 21 June 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "Richmond list changes". Retrieved 9 September 2014. 

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