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Key Facts

Full name
Lance Franklin

Known as
Lance 'Buddy' Franklin

Nickname
Buddy

Born
30 January 1987 (age 35)

Place of birth
Perth, WA (6000)

Ethnicity
Indigenous Australian

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 18y 56d
Last game: 35y 237d

Height and weight
Height: 199 cm
Weight: 106 kg

Senior clubs
Perth; Hawthorn; Box Hill; Australia; Sydney

Jumper numbers
Hawthorn: 38, 23
Sydney: 23, 67

Recruited from
Perth (2005); Hawthorn (2014)

State of origin
WA

Family links
Larry Kickett (Uncle)Dale Kickett (Cousin)Jeff Garlett (Cousin)Elijah Taylor (Second cousin)

Lance 'Buddy' Franklin

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
PerthWAFL2004111.00
HawthornAFL2005-20131825803.1960%10.184.995.1882
Box HillVFL20065102.00
AustraliaIR2013100.00
SydneyAFL2014-2019, 2021-20221594672.9467%11.303.555.75104
WAFL2004111.00
AFL2005-2019, 2021-202234110473.0763%10.704.325.45186
VFL20065102.00
IR2013100.00
Total2004-2019, 2021-202234810583.04

AFL: 11,386th player to appear, 25th most games played, 5th most goals kickedHawthorn: 826th player to appear, 48th most games played, 5th most goals kickedSydney: 1,386th player to appear, 57th most games played, 4th most goals kicked

[Biography upon retirement]


Footnotes

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