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Key Facts

Full name
Nathan Bock

Known as
Nathan Bock

20 March 1983 (age 40)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 21y 34d
Last game: 30y 143d

Height and weight
Height: 193 cm
Weight: 93 kg

Senior clubs
Woodville West Torrens; Adelaide; Australia; Gold Coast; Gold Coast Reserves

Jumper numbers
Adelaide: 44
Gold Coast: 44

Recruited from
Adelaide (2011)

Nathan Bock

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
Woodville West TorrensSANFL2001-200649350.71
Gold CoastAFL2011-20132760.2215%
Gold Coast ReservesNEAFL2013-201415261.73

AFL: 11,340th player to appear, 1,458th most games played, 1,682nd most goals kickedAdelaide: 141st player to appear, 48th most games played, 46th most goals kickedGold Coast: 3rd player to appear, 65th most games played, 68th most goals kicked

Nathan Bock is currently one of the finest centre half backs in the game, a status he enhanced in 2008 with inclusion, in that position, in the AFL All Australian team, followed a few weeks later by his selection as the Crows' best and fairest player of the season. Bock is also quite versatile, and is sometimes used to good effect in the forward lines. At the conclusion of the 2010 season he had played a total of 113 games in seven seasons with Adelaide, kicking 57 goals. He joined the Crows from Woodville-West Torrens, spending a couple of seasons on the club's rookie list before being elevated to full, senior status in 2004.

After the 2010 season, Bock chose to join the fledgling Gold Coast Suns, where he played all but one game in the side's debut AFL season. A severe leg-break ended his 2012 season short after just four games.

Author - John Devaney with updates by Andrew Gigacz


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