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Key Facts

Full name
Allan G. Hender

Known as
Allan Hender

Born
23 April 1908

Died
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
Total1928-1938160850.53

Pre 1965 stats are for selected matches only

AFL: 4,124th player to appear, 3,353rd most games played, 2,337th most goals kickedSt. Kilda: 696th player to appear, 214th 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

Sources

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

Footnotes

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