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Key Facts

Full name
Troy Luff

Known as
Troy Luff

Born
22 November 1969 (age 53)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 20y 207d
Last game: 31y 277d

Height and weight
Height: 191 cm
Weight: 93 kg

Senior clubs
Sydney

Jumper numbers
Sydney: 34

Troy Luff

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
SydneyAFL1990-2001155850.5546%9.004.504.7017
Total1990-2001155850.5546%9.004.504.7017

AFL: 10,134th player to appear, 1,186th most games played, 1,264th most goals kickedSydney: 1,196th player to appear, 63rd most games played, 84th most goals kicked

Recruited from Nelson Bay, Troy Luff made his senior AFL debut with Sydney in 1990. An excellent high mark, he was also extremely quick, making him more than capable of holding down a variety of positions. However, it is probably as a strong-marking, rebounding defender that he played his most impressive football, and for which he is best remembered.

Selected on a half forward flank in Sydney's 1996 Grand Final team Luff booted two goals and was one of the Swans' best in their 43 point loss to North Melbourne.

After quitting the AFL, Luff joined Balmain and won a Phelan Medal and club best and fairest award in 2002. He also coached the club from 2002 to 2004. In 2003, he was placed at centre half back in Balmain's official 'Team of the Century'.

In 2005 Troy Luff embarked on a new phase of his career when he was appointed playing coach of UNSW-Eastern Suburbs.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Full Points Footy Publications

Footnotes

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