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|Full name||Troy Luff|
|Date of birth||22 November 1969|
|Original team(s)||Nelson Bay|
|Height||191 cm (6 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||93 kg (205 lb)|
|1990–2001||Sydney Swans||155 (85)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2001.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Troy Luff grew up in the town of Traralgon, Victoria, where he lived until high school age. He played junior football with the Cumberland Park Club before shifting with his family to Nelson Bay, New South Wales. In 1989 with 70 goals he was the leading goalkicker in the Newcastle AFL for Nelson Bay.
Fortunately, the blonde-haired Luff was retained, where he became best known for his stand-out performances in the 1996 AFL Finals series, culminating in a near best on ground effort in the 1996 AFL Grand Final with 2 crucial goals in the losing side, where he soundly beat Wayne Schwass (although was later beaten by Glenn Archer). Luff also suffered from Epstein Barr virus.
The tall, lean Luff managed to hold down his ruck position during his career, playing a total of 155 games and kicking 85 goals in a career spanning from 1990 to 2001.
Luff joined Balmain and won a Phelan medal and club best and fairest in 2002. He later became coach and player of UNSW-Eastern Suburbs Bulldogs and went on to win a second Phelan Medal in 2006. Luff has since returned to play for the Balmain.
- Hinds, Richard (12 April 2002). "Bennett has the last Luff". Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
- Holmesby, R. and Main, J. (2005). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. ISBN 1-86350-243-2
- Tadros, Edmund (26 April 2005). "Young Swans try too hard: Luff". Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
- Paul Daffey (3 August 2003). "Unearthing roots of Harbour City talent". The Age. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
- Troy Luff's playing statistics from AFL Tables