Trent West

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Trent West
Trent West 2016.jpg
West playing for Brisbane Lions reserves in June 2016
Personal information
Full name Trent West
Date of birth (1987-10-17) 17 October 1987 (age 29)
Original team(s) Wonthaggi (Gippsland FL)
Gippsland Power (TAC Cup)
Draft No. 31, 2005 national draft
Height 198 cm (6 ft 6 in)
Weight 102 kg (225 lb)
Position(s) Ruckman
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2008–2013 Geelong 54 (23)
2014–2016 Brisbane Lions 16 0(5)
Total 70 (28)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2016.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Trent West (born 17 October 1987) is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Geelong Football Club and Brisbane Lions in the Australian Football League (AFL).

Career[edit]

West was recruited by the Geelong Football Club with their second selection and thirty-first overall in the 2005 national draft. He spent his first two season playing for Geelong's reserves in the Victorian Football League (VFL). He made his AFL debut in the nine-point win against the Port Adelaide Football Club in round one, 2008 at AAMI Stadium.

In October 2011, West was part of the Geelong premiership side which defeated the Collingwood Football Club by 38-points.[1]

In the 2013 trade period, West was traded to the Brisbane Lions.[2]

In August 2016, he announced he would retire from the AFL at the end of the season.[3]

Statistics[edit]

[4]
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles  H/O  Hit-outs
Season Team # Games G B K H D M T H/O G B K H D M T H/O
Totals Averages (per game)
2006 Geelong 12 0
2007 Geelong 12 0
2008 Geelong 12 6 1 0 6 29 35 13 10 37 0.2 0.0 1.0 4.8 5.8 2.2 1.7 6.2
2009 Geelong 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 16.0
2010 Geelong 12 4 2 3 9 23 32 11 8 49 0.5 0.8 2.3 5.8 8.0 2.8 2.0 12.3
2011 Geelong 12 9 7 2 51 32 83 25 36 183 0.8 0.2 5.7 3.6 9.2 2.8 4.0 20.3
2012 Geelong 12 21 8 7 103 112 215 59 52 518 0.4 0.3 4.9 5.3 10.2 2.8 2.5 24.7
2013 Geelong 12 13 5 3 76 51 127 23 12 278 0.4 0.2 5.8 3.9 9.8 1.8 0.9 21.4
2014 Brisbane Lions 13 10 4 0 56 49 105 30 22 240 0.4 0.0 5.6 4.9 10.5 3.0 2.2 24.0
2015 Brisbane Lions 13 2 1 0 6 0 6 4 2 12 0.5 0.0 3.0 0.0 3.0 2.0 1.0 6.0
2016 Brisbane Lions 13 4 0 1 14 22 36 9 8 82 0.0 0.3 3.5 5.5 9.0 2.3 2.0 20.5
Career 70 28 16 321 318 639 174 150 1415 0.4 0.2 4.6 4.5 9.1 2.5 2.1 20.2

Honours and achievements[edit]

  • Team
    • AFL premiership (Geelong): 2011
    • AFL McClelland Trophy (Geelong): 2008
    • VFL premiership (Geelong): 2007
    • TAC Cup premiership (Gippsland): 2005
  • Individual

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paton, Al (1 October 2011). "Geelong wins 2011 AFL Grand Final". Herald Sun. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 15 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Gleeson, Michael; Niall, Jake; Quayle, Emma (25 October 2013). "West to head north as Lions restore some pride". The Age. Melbourne: Fairfax Media. Archived from the original on 27 November 2013. Retrieved 15 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Trent West announces his retirement". Lions.com.au. Bigpond. 15 August 2016. Retrieved 15 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Trent West". AFL Tables. Retrieved 11 August 2014. 

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