How good was Gary Ablett Jr?

How good was Gary Ablett Jr?

Ablett averaged a career-high and league-leading 33.8 possessions per game throughout the season. Ablett also led the league in total handpasses (445), handpasses per game (20.2) and contested possessions (256).

Is Gary Ablett Jr the best ever?

If being the greatest of all time was judged on pure performance, Gary Ablett Jr might be the best of all of them. Ablett was the best player in the game for eight consecutive seasons. He had been clearly the best player in the competition in one of the greatest teams of the modern era.

What did Geelong get for Ablett?

Carji Greeves Medal
The early years at Geelong (1984–1988) Ablett earned best-on-ground honours after kicking 8 goals from the half-forward flank. He played 15 games and kicked 33 goals in the 1984 season, and was awarded the Carji Greeves Medal as the Geelong Football Club’s “best and fairest” player of the year.

How many Grand Finals has Gary Ablett won?

Despite playing in four Grand Finals (the AFL’s championship game), Ablett never won a league title, though he did earn the 1989 Norm Smith Medal for best on ground during a Grand Final. He was named to the AFL’s Team of the Century in 1996 and was inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame in 2005.

Who has kicked the most goals in a match?

The current world record for an international is held by Archie Thompson, who scored 13 goals against American Samoa in Australia’s 31–0 victory during the 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification.

What’s the most goals kicked in an AFL game?

18 goals
AFL/VFL Records

Record Current holder
Most Goals in a Game by a Player Fred Fanning (Melbourne) 18 goals against St Kilda Round 18 1947 at the Junction Oval.
Most Goals in a Season by a Player Bob Pratt South Melbourne 1934 and Peter Hudson Hawthorn 1971 (150 goals each).
Most Career Goals Tony Lockett: 1360

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