Tory Dickson

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Tory Dickson
Personal information
Full name Tory Dickson
Date of birth (1987-09-26) 26 September 1987 (age 29)
Original team(s) Bendigo Bombers (VFL)
Draft No. 57, 2011 national draft
Height / weight 184cm / 83kg
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current club Western Bulldogs
Number 29
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2012– Western Bulldogs 81 (141)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2016.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Tory Dickson (born 26 September 1987) is an Australian rules footballer who plays for the Western Bulldogs in the Australian Football League (AFL). He plays mainly as a medium-sized forward.

Before joining the Bulldogs, Dickson had been playing for various football clubs around Victoria. In 2009, he won the best and fairest award at Victorian Football League (VFL) club Frankston.[1]

After being overlooked for the AFL Draft, Dickson played for Noble Park in the Eastern Football League

In 2011, Dickson signed with the Bendigo Bombers and kicked 48 goals in 19 games.

At the age of 24, Dickson was selected by the Western Bulldogs in the 2011 National Draft, with pick #57.[2] Dickson made his debut in Round 1 of the 2012 AFL season against West Coast. He struggled to make an impact, and was dropped the following week.

After spending a month playing for his third VFL club, the Bulldogs' affiliate Williamstown,[1] Dickson was recalled to the Bulldogs for their Round 7 match against North Melbourne.

Statistics[edit]

Statistics are correct to the end of the 2016 season[3]
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)
2012 Western Bulldogs 29 17 23 9 119 118 237 56 64 1.4 0.5 7.0 6.9 13.9 3.3 3.8
2013 Western Bulldogs 29 13 22 10 108 75 183 48 39 1.7 0.8 8.3 5.8 14.1 3.7 3.0
2014 Western Bulldogs 29 4 3 1 18 21 39 9 9 0.8 0.3 4.5 5.3 9.8 2.3 2.3
2015 Western Bulldogs 29 23 50 12 172 126 298 71 72 2.2 0.5 7.5 5.5 13.0 3.1 3.1
2016 Western Bulldogs 29 22 40 17 166 132 298 92 57 1.8 0.8 7.5 6.0 13.5 4.2 2.6
Career 79 138 49 583 472 1055 276 241 1.7 0.6 7.4 6.0 13.4 3.5 3.1

Honours and achievements[edit]

AFL

VFL

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Ben (14 May 2012). "Dickson's new home". westernbulldogs.com.au. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Amy, Paul (November 25, 2011). "Tory Dickson's last crack at big time pays off with selection in AFL draft". Herald Sun. Retrieved 2 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Tory Dickson Stats". AFL Tables. Retrieved 18 October 2016. 

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