Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
Benjamin Nelson

Known as
Ben Nelson

23 January 1977 (age 45)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 20y 80d
Last game: 25y 179d

Height and weight
Height: 184 cm
Weight: 92 kg

Senior clubs
Sturt; Carlton; Adelaide

Jumper numbers
Carlton: 15
Adelaide: 6

Recruited from
Sturt (1997); Carlton (2002)

Family links
Philip 'Sandy' Nelson (Father)

Ben Nelson

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
SturtSANFL1994-1996, 2002-2010208880.42
SANFL1994-1996, 2002-2010208880.42

AFL: 10,777th player to appear, 4,161st most games played, 5,684th most goals kickedCarlton: 1,016th player to appear, 388th most games played, 536th most goals kickedAdelaide: 126th player to appear, 191st most games played, 216th most goals kicked


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