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Key Facts

Full name
Wayne Foreman

Known as
Wayne Foreman

16 May 1955 (age 68)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 21y 363d
Last game: 26y 78d

Height and weight
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 76 kg

Senior clubs
Footscray; Essendon

Jumper numbers
Footscray: 42
Essendon: 22

Recruited from
Footscray (1980)

Wayne Foreman

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV

AFL: 8,902nd player to appear, 3,509th most games played, 1,785th most goals kickedFootscray: 659th player to appear, 305th most games played, 200th most goals kickedEssendon: 872nd player to appear, 502nd most games played, 257th most goals kicked

Originally from VFA second division side Sunshine, where he played 31 games and kicked 48 goals from 1974 to 1976, Wayne Foreman was a useful if unobtrusive on-baller and half back/half forward flanker who made his VFL debut with Footscray in 1977. During his three season stint with the Bulldogs he played 40 games and kicked 28 goals. The 1980 season saw him at Essendon where he played on a half forward flank in the club’s 1981 night premiership-winning team. Shortly afterwards, having played 26 VFL games and scored 30 goals for the Bombers, he was cleared to West Perth, where over the course of the rest of the 1981 season and 1982 he added a final four league games and five goals to his respective career tallies.

Author - John Devaney


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