Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
Allan G. Hender

Known as
Allan Hender

23 April 1908

5 September 1994 (aged 86)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 26y 12d
Last game: 30y 126d

Height and weight
Height: 175 cm
Weight: 78 kg

Senior clubs
Port Adelaide; St. Kilda

Jumper numbers
St. Kilda: 5

Recruited from
Port Adelaide (1934)

Allan Hender

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
Port AdelaideSANFL1928-193391440.48
St. KildaV/AFL1934-193869410.5949%15.752.756

Pre 1965 stats are for selected matches only

AFL: 4,124th player to appear, 3,416th most games played, 2,376th most goals kickedSt. Kilda: 696th player to appear, 219th most games played, 161st most goals kicked

A skilful half forward flanker Allan Hender who gave good service to Port Adelaide (91 SANFL games, 44 goals, 1928-33) and St Kilda (69 VFL games, 41 goals, 1934-8). Whilst with Port he played carnival football in Sydney in 1933 which was where he came to the attention of St Kilda officials. After leaving the Saints he played in the VFA for Brighton for a time.

Author - John Devaney


Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers by Russell Holmesby & Jim Main; Wikipedia article


* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.