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Key Facts

Full name
Craig Treleven

Known as
Craig Treleven

14 June 1970 (age 52)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 25y 290d
Last game: 30y 45d

Height and weight
Height: 188 cm
Weight: 86 kg

Senior clubs
East Fremantle; Hawthorn

Jumper numbers
Hawthorn: 33, 8

Craig Treleven

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
East FremantleWAFL1992-1995, 2002-2003120600.50
Total1992-2000, 2002-2003198820.41

AFL: 10,670th player to appear, 3,048th most games played, 3,498th most goals kickedHawthorn: 763rd player to appear, 192nd most games played, 227th most goals kicked

As a tough, hard working footballer who typically racked up nhigh disposal numbers, Craig Treleven gave East Fremantle fine service in 120 WAFL games between 1992 and 1995 and in 2002-3. In between these two stints he played successfully with Hawthorn in the AFL. Treleven started on the interchange bench when East Fremantle beat South Fremantle in the 1992 WAFL Grand Final, and played across half back when West Perth was vanquished two seasons later.

Capable of playing more or less anywhere, he enjoyed a particularly noteworthy season in 1995 when he shared the Lynn Medal for the Sharks' fairest and best with skipper Steve Malaxos (amazingly, for the second time), won the Simpson Medal for his display for Western Australia against Queensland, and capped things off by claiming the Sandover Medal with a near record 43 votes. Craig Treleven played twice for Western Australia, at state league level in the aforementioned Queensland game, and in a state of origin match against the Allies.

Author - John Devaney


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