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Key Facts

Full name
Nathan Foley

Known as
Nathan Foley

8 September 1985 (age 37)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 19y 261d
Last game: 28y 364d

Height and weight
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 79 kg

Senior clubs
Richmond; Australia

Jumper numbers
Richmond: 41

Nathan Foley

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV

AFL: 11,435th player to appear, 1,209th most games played, 2,237th most goals kickedRichmond: 1,058th player to appear, 65th most games played, 165th most goals kicked

Nathan Foley has played 154 games for Richmond since debuting for the Tigers in 2005. 

Foley was drafted by Richmond using pick 3 in the 2003 AFL Rookie Draft, from the Geelong Falcons. He made his debut in Round 10, 2005 against the Melbourne Football Club, in a match well remembered for the horrific broken leg sustained by Tigers' star Nathan Brown.

In 2007, Foley had a break-out season, establishing himself as one of the AFL's best on-ballers. He was selected in a squad of 40 for the All Australian team, but missed out when the official 22 man team was released on 17 September 2007. He was runner-up in the Richmond Best and Fairest count, only one vote behind the winner.

In 2008, Foley was named as Richmond's deputy vice captain along with Chris Newman.

Channel Seven commentator Dennis Cometti often refers to Foley as 'Mick' Foley, because Cometti is an avid fan of the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), with Mick Foley being a former famous wrestler for the WWE.



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