|Full name||Xavier Ellis|
|Date of birth||28 February 1988|
|Original team(s)||Gippsland Power (TAC Cup)|
|Draft||No. 3 (PP), 2005 national draft|
|Height / weight||187cm / 80 kg|
120 (37)86 (28)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2016.
Ellis was drafted by the Hawthorn Football Club with their first selection and third overall in the 2005 national draft. In 2006, he focused on completing his year tewlve studies and playing football for Melbourne Grammar, where he was co-captain of the 1st XVIII. His season was wrecked by injuries, but he managed to play several games for Hawthorn's VFL affiliate, the Box Hill Hawks.
He made his senior debut against the Brisbane Lions in round one, 2007 and scored his first goal in round four against Geelong at Aurora Stadium. His debut season saw him rewarded with the club's best first year player.
During the 2008 season, he played 23 matches, averaging 20 disposals. He played in the 2008 AFL Grand Final, where he amassed 28 disposals (the most on the ground) and helped his team defeat Geelong.
From 2009 to 2012, he was hampered by a string of injuries throughout this period. He missed most of the 2012 season, only managing to play five matches, including the 2012 grand final loss.
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