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Key Facts

Full name
Allan McKellar

Known as
Allan McKellar

14 January 1967 (age 56)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 19y 146d
Last game: 25y 109d

Height and weight
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 74 kg

Senior clubs
Richmond; Sydney

Jumper numbers
Richmond: 57, 47, 12
Sydney: 17

Recruited from
Richmond (1992)

Allan McKellar

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
V/AFL1986-1990, 199247150.3238%9.986.573.0215
Total1986-1990, 199247150.3238%9.986.573.0215

AFL: 9,719th player to appear, 4,445th most games played, 4,258th most goals kickedRichmond: 885th player to appear, 331st most games played, 336th most goals kickedSydney: 1,217th player to appear, 1,288th most games played, 1,412th most goals kicked

After winning a best and fairest award and playing in a winning grand final with the thirds in 1985 Allan McKellar made his senior debut with Richmond the following year. A utility, he perhaps produced his most effective football in defence. He enjoyed his best season in 1989 when he finished third in the Tigers’ best and fairest count and was the club’s highest vote getter, with 10, in the Brownlow. However, in 1990 he managed just four appearances for the year, resulting in his de-listing. Picked up by Footscray he failed to make a senior appearance in 1991 and once again had to nominate for the Pre-Season Draft. Sydney took a punt on him, but a shoulder injury restricted him to just a couple of appearances, and at the end of the 1992 season he was once again de-listed, bringing the curtain down on a career which failed to deliver as much as might have been expected.

Author - John Devaney


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