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Key Facts

Full name
Domenic Cassisi

Known as
Dom Cassisi

22 September 1982 (age 40)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 19y 287d
Last game: 31y 301d

Height and weight
Height: 184 cm
Weight: 82 kg

Senior clubs
Port Adelaide

Jumper numbers
Port Adelaide: 25, 1

Dom Cassisi

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
Port AdelaideAFL2002-2014228740.3251%8.688.922.9418

AFL: 11,230th player to appear, 401st most games played, 1,459th most goals kickedPort Adelaide: 64th player to appear, 9th most games played, 34th most goals kicked

Domenic Cassisi played 228 AFL games for Port Adelaide between 2002 and 2014, and was a member of the Power's 2004 premiership side.

Between 2002 to 2003 Cassisi only played 18 games and had retricted ground time despite his excellent game on debut he needed training before the 2004 season arrived.

In 2004 his career took a step forward, playing all 25 games and enjoying good form whilst also playing a major role in the club's 2004 premiership win. In 2005 he repeated his efforts, having another excellent year by averaging 16 disposals a game and gathering 57 more possessions than the year before. He also polled third in the club's best and fairest award.

In 2006 Cassisi missed seven games due to injury, but found just enough form in his limited game time to uphold his reputation as one of the most important players at the club. However, at season's end he lost his spot as vice captain.

After another excellent season in 2007, Cassisi accepted a three year deal with the club, ensuring that he would stay with Port until 2010. He also was reinstated as Vice Captain. In 2008 he undoubtedly played his best season, averaging 22.7 possessions and 6.3 tackles per game and finishing second in the club best and fairest (career best). He also found himself being handed the club captaincy from Warren Tredrea, who stepped down. He now wears the number 1 guernsey as captain, a Port Adelaide tradition, replacing the #25 guernsey he had worn since debut.

In 2009, he came fourth in the John Cahill Medal. He won the Merv Agars Medal in 2010.

Cassisi retired late in the 2014 season.



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