Tony Lockett, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Tony Lockett

Australian rules footballer

Date of Birth: 09-Mar-1966

Place of Birth: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

Profession: Australian rules footballer

Zodiac Sign: Pisces


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About Tony Lockett

  • Anthony Howard "Tony" Lockett (born 9 March 1966) is a former Australian rules football player.
  • Nicknamed "Plugger", Lockett is the highest goalscorer in the history of the VFL/AFL with 1,360 goals in a career of 281 games, starting in 1983 with the St Kilda Football Club and ending in 2002 with the Sydney Swans.
  • Lockett won the Brownlow Medal in 1987, becoming the first and only full forward to ever win the award.
  • He is a four-time Coleman Medallist, kicked more than 100 goals in a season on six occasions (an AFL record he shares with Jason Dunstall of Hawthorn) and is a member of the Australian Football Hall of Fame.
  • In 1999, Lockett broke the all-time goals record when he kicked his 1300th goal, surpassing Gordon Coventry's record of 1299 which had stood for 62 years.
  • Lockett's new record remains unbeaten. At 191 cm tall and weighing 118 kg, Lockett was a unique footballer.
  • His aggression, strong hands, acceleration, high leap and accurate kicking made him a formidable player.

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