Gary Ablett Jr., Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Gary Ablett Jr.

Australian rules footballer

Date of Birth: 14-May-1984

Place of Birth: Moriac, Victoria, Australia

Profession: Australian rules footballer

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Taurus


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About Gary Ablett Jr.

  • Gary Ablett Jr.
  • (born 14 May 1984) is a professional Australian rules footballer playing for the Geelong Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
  • He previously played for the Gold Coast Suns from 2011 to 2017.
  • The eldest son of Australian Football Hall of Fame member and former Hawthorn and Geelong player Gary Ablett Sr., Ablett was drafted to Geelong under the father–son rule in the 2001 national draft and has since become recognised as one of the all-time great midfielders.
  • Regarded as one of the greatest players of the modern era, Ablett is a dual premiership player, dual Brownlow Medallist, five-time Leigh Matthews Trophy winner, three-time AFLCA Champion Player of the Year Award winner and eight-time All-Australian. During his first stint at Geelong, Ablett won two premierships, two Carji Greeves Medals, a Geelong leading goalkicker award and the 2009 Brownlow Medal.
  • He is also a life member of the club and has been inducted into the club's Hall of Fame.
  • At Gold Coast, Ablett was the club's inaugural captain, holding the role for the club's first six seasons, and won four Gold Coast Suns Club Champion awards (including the first three in the club's history), two Gold Coast leading goalkicker awards and the 2013 Brownlow Medal, the first Brownlow Medal in the club's history.
  • Between 2014 and 2018, Ablett suffered a number of setbacks through injury; despite this, Ablett has played 345 games, the second-most among currently active players.

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