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Key Facts

Full name
John Hutton

Known as
John Hutton

26 May 1966 (age 57)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 25y 300d
Last game: 29y 64d

Height and weight
Height: 185 cm
Weight: 86 kg

Senior clubs
Brisbane; Sydney; Fremantle

Jumper numbers
Brisbane: 11
Sydney: 20
Fremantle: 16

Recruited from
Brisbane (1993); Sydney (1995)

John Hutton

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
AFL1992-1993, 199536792.1925%8.141.753.832
Total1992-1993, 199536792.1925%8.141.753.832

AFL: 10,283rd player to appear, 5,088th most games played, 1,378th most goals kickedBrisbane: 92nd player to appear, 198th most games played, 70th most goals kickedSydney: 1,230th player to appear, 1,047th most games played, 508th most goals kickedFremantle: 29th player to appear, 182nd most games played, 75th most goals kicked

John Hutton was a talented full forward who commenced his senior football career in the WAFL with Claremont in 1985. Over subsequent years he gradually improved, before arguably reaching his peak in a 1991 season which saw him top the competition goal kicking list with 100 goals, and contribute five majors to the Tigers’ 19.18 to 8.7 grand final trouncing of Subiaco. The upshot of this fine campaign was that Hutton was selected in the ‘91 National Draft by Brisbane where he performed solidly in 1992, kicking 43 goals to top the Bears’ list. Somewhat surprisingly, however, he was de-listed, and subsequent stints at Sydney (five games, nine goals in 1993) and Fremantle (13 games, 27 goals in 1995) were largely unimpressive. The 1995 season also saw him finishing his career with Claremont, for whom he ended up playing 69 senior games and kicking 156 goals.

Author - John Devaney


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