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Key Facts

Full name
Mark Graham

Known as
Mark Graham

Born
13 March 1973 (age 49)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 20y 48d
Last game: 32y 161d

Height and weight
Height: 190 cm
Weight: 84 kg

Senior clubs
Hawthorn; Richmond

Jumper numbers
Hawthorn: 34
Richmond: 34

Recruited from
Hawthorn (2005)

Mark Graham

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
HawthornAFL1993-2004223610.2746%10.094.805.0714
RichmondAFL20052020.1050%6.504.653.200
AFL1993-2005243630.2647%9.794.794.9114
Total1993-2005243630.2647%9.794.794.9114

AFL: 10,413th player to appear, 314th most games played, 1,676th most goals kickedHawthorn: 743rd player to appear, 26th most games played, 103rd most goals kickedRichmond: 1,052nd player to appear, 519th most games played, 717th most goals kicked

Mark Graham was a solidly consistent performer for Hawthorn in 223 AFL games between 1993 and 2004. Most of those games were played in defence, where his strength overhead and courage in the clinches made him a conspicuous and effective contributor to the team cause. As his career went on he developed into a highly respected on-field leader who marshalled the Hawk backlines with great efficiency and purpose. Occasionally used in a marking role up forward, he kicked a total of 63 goals during his career. Arguably his best season came in 2001 when he ran second in the club's best and fairest award and was a key factor in the team's getting as far as the preliminary final and ultimately finishing fourth. In 2005, Mark Graham crossed to Richmond, where he added a final 20 AFL games to his tally before retiring at season's end.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Full Points Footy Publications

Footnotes

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