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Key Facts

Full name
Craig Stewart

Known as
Craig Stewart

Born
15 September 1956 (age 65)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 21y 198d
Last game: 29y 237d

Height and weight
Height: 193 cm
Weight: 99 kg

Senior clubs
Collingwood; Richmond

Jumper numbers
Collingwood: 9
Richmond: 32

Recruited from
Collingwood (1984)

Family links
James Stewart (Son)

Craig Stewart

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
CollingwoodV/AFL1978-19831151211.0558%7.044.543.9012
RichmondV/AFL1984-19863530.0940%7.405.003.631
V/AFL1978-19861501240.8354%7.134.653.8313
Total1978-19861501240.8354%7.134.653.8313

AFL: 8,969th player to appear, 1,272nd most games played, 838th most goals kickedCollingwood: 776th player to appear, 153rd most games played, 64th most goals kickedRichmond: 857th player to appear, 381st most games played, 630th most goals kicked

Craig Stewart commenced his senior career in the VFA with Preston whose best and fairest award he won in 77 having topped their goal kicking the previous year. A strongly built (193cm, 99kg) ruckman or forward he transferred to Collingwood in 1978 and went on to play 115 VFL games and kick 121 goals over the ensuing six seasons. He played in the Magpies’ losing grand finals of 1980 against Richmond and 1981 against Carlton before crossing to Richmond in 1984. He then rounded off his career with 35 games and 3 goals in three seasons with the Tigers.

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.