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Key Facts

Full name
Paul Bulluss

Known as
Paul Bulluss

Born
23 January 1970 (age 52)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 23y 64d
Last game: 28y 219d

Height and weight
Height: 194 cm
Weight: 95 kg

Senior clubs
West Torrens; Woodville West Torrens; Richmond

Jumper numbers
Richmond: 21

Recruited from
West Torrens (1991); Woodville West Torrens (1993)

Paul Bulluss

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
West TorrensSANFL199014231.64
Woodville West TorrensSANFL1991-199226170.65
RichmondAFL1993-199897200.2143%5.893.873.491
SANFL1990-199240401.00
AFL1993-199897200.2143%5.893.873.491
Total1990-1998137600.44

AFL: 10,391st player to appear, 2,454th most games played, 3,658th most goals kickedRichmond: 952nd player to appear, 153rd most games played, 294th most goals kicked

Paul Bulluss commenced his senior career with Woodville in 1990 before continuing with newly merged club Woodville West Torrens in 1991. He played 14 SANFL games and kicked 23 goals for the Warriors before adding 26 games and 17 goals in two seasons with the Eagles.

The 1993 season found Bulluss at Richmond where he made a big initial impression. Tall and quite strongly built at 194cm and 95kg he was a key position defender of the old school, treating every possession won by his direct opponent as tantamount to having flesh literally gouged from his body. Between 1993 and 1998 he played 97 AFL games and kicked 20 goals for the Tigers with his ultimate de-listing coming as something of a surprise as he was still producing good football and was a regular senior player. He also represented South Australia in 1995.

After leaving Richmond Bulluss joined Balwyn, who are also known as the Tigers, in Melbourne's Southern Football League. He was a premiership player with the club in 1999.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers by Russell Holmesby & Jim Main; Wikipedia article

Footnotes

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