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Key Facts

Full name
Ben Dixon

Known as
Ben Dixon

Born
14 June 1977 (age 46)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 19y 316d
Last game: 30y 93d

Height and weight
Height: 188 cm
Weight: 91 kg

Senior clubs
Hawthorn; Box Hill

Jumper numbers
Hawthorn: 32, 19

Family links
Joe Dixon (Father)

Ben Dixon

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
HawthornAFL1997-20072032821.3948%7.253.224.035
Box HillVFL2004133.00
Total1997-20072042851.40

AFL: 10,787th player to appear, 615th most games played, 223rd most goals kickedHawthorn: 774th player to appear, 33rd most games played, 14th most goals kicked

Ben Dixon played 203 games for Hawthorn between 1997 and 2007. He was the selected by the Hawthorn Football Club at number 77 as a 5th round selection in the 1994 National Draft. He debuted in 1997 and kicked 282 goals as a forward including a goal to win the game after the siren against Carlton in Round 17, 2001. Dixon retired at the end of the 2007 season.

Dixon, with ex-teammate Robert Campbell, is a co-founder of youth training camp academy DraftStar a school holiday camp program for young footballers wanting to develop football and leadership skills. Originally founded as a school holiday camp held at Assumption College, Kilmore, DraftStar has grown into a nationwide program and in August 2011 was endorsed by the AFL as their Ofiicial High Performance Talent Partner. Camps are run across the country in School Holiday periods.

His father Joe Dixon played a handful of games with the Fitzroy Football Club in the 1960s.

Sources

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Dixon_(Australian_rules_footballer)

Footnotes

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