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Key Facts

Full name
Andrew Underwood

Known as
Andrew Underwood

14 July 1967 (age 55)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 21y 260d
Last game: 24y 14d

Height and weight
Height: 185 cm
Weight: 88 kg

Senior clubs
Sturt; Essendon; Richmond

Jumper numbers
Essendon: 9, 2
Richmond: 12

Recruited from
Sturt (1989); Essendon (1991); Richmond (1992)

Family links
Laurie Dwyer (Father-in-law)

Andrew Underwood

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
SturtSANFL1985-1988, 1992-1995112400.36
SANFL1985-1988, 1992-1995112400.36

AFL: 9,995th player to appear, 6,033rd most games played, 5,413th most goals kickedEssendon: 950th player to appear, 670th most games played, 596th most goals kickedRichmond: 940th player to appear, 651st most games played, 584th most goals kicked

Andrew Underwood commenced with Sturt’s seniors in 1985, having won two Mail Medals for competition best and fairest with Great Southern Football League club Victor Harbor, and having worked his way up from the colts with the Blues. A strongly built utility, he performed well with Sturt as a result of which he was drafted by Essendon. In 1989-90 he played 12 games for the Bombers and scored five goals. His next port of call was Richmond where he again made 12 senior appearances, albeit in just one season, kicking four goals. He then saw out his career back at Sturt, bringing his final tally of SANFL games with that club to 111 and the number of goals scored to 40. 

Author - John Devaney


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