Tom Gillies

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Tom Gillies
Personal information
Full name Thomas Gillies
Date of birth (1990-03-07) 7 March 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth Traralgon, Victoria
Original team(s) Dandenong Stingrays
Draft 33rd overall, 2008
Geelong
Height / weight 192cm / 89 kg
Position(s) Full Back
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2009–2012 Geelong 13 (1)
2013 Melbourne 02 (0)
Total 15 (1)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2013.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Thomas Gillies (born 7 March 1990) is an Australian rules footballer for the Melbourne Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).

Early life[edit]

Tom began his career with the Traralgon-based Tedas Junior Football Club. He then went on to play with the Narre Warren Football Club which led to getting selected to play for the Dandenong Stingrays in the TAC Cup.

AFL career[edit]

Gillies was selected by Geelong with the 33rd pick in the 2008 AFL Draft.

He made his debut in Round 15 of the 2009 AFL season against Brisbane[1] and played in six of the last eight games of the year. At the end of the year he was awarded Geelong's best first year player award.[2]

Post AFL[edit]

In 2014 he began playing for St Mary's in the Geelong Football League.[3]

Statistics[edit]

[4]
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)
2009 Geelong 25 6 0 0 23 37 60 12 5 0.0 0.0 3.8 6.2 10.0 2.0 0.8
2010 Geelong 25 0
2011 Geelong 25 2 0 0 8 8 16 4 1 0.0 0.0 4.0 4.0 8.0 2.0 0.5
2012 Geelong 25 5 1 0 40 33 73 26 9 0.2 0.0 8.0 6.6 14.6 5.2 1.8
2013 Melbourne 27 2 0 0 9 7 16 5 0 0.0 0.0 4.5 3.5 8.0 2.5 0.0
Career totals 15 1 0 80 85 165 47 15 0.1 0.0 5.3 5.7 11.0 3.1 1.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ McGowan, Marc (16 July 2009). "Cats rookie’s dream debut". Berwick News. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Gullan, Scott (1 October 2009). "Corey Enright and Gary Ablett tie for Geelong's best and fairest". Herald Sun. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Paton, Al (4 January 2014). "Axed, retired AFL players to line up interstate, in bush and in suburbs in 2014". Herald Sun. News Corp. Retrieved 25 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "Tom Gillies statistics". AFL Tables. Retrieved 23 September 2012. 

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