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Ben Mathews : biography

29 November 1978 -

Overview

Ben Mathews (born 29 November 1978) is a former Australian Football League player with the Sydney Swans, originally recruited from the Corowa-Rutherglen region of New South Wales. In 2005 he was part of the premiership-winning side that defeated the West Coast Eagles. He announced his retirement on 2 September 2008.

Season Statistics

Year Team Number Games Kicks Handballs Total Disposals Marks Tackles Goals Behinds Goal Accuracy % Brownlow Medal Votes
1997 Sydney 36 4 18 13 31 3 5 1 0 100% 0
1998 Sydney 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
1999 Sydney 36 17 122 82 204 47 16 4 0 100% 0
2000 Sydney 36 22 270 164 434 102 30 2 4 33% 2
2001 Sydney 4 23 264 146 410 113 46 4 2 66% 1
2002 Sydney 4 21 211 150 361 66 65 4 1 80% 0
2003 Sydney 4 23 237 152 389 94 59 4 0 100% 0
2004 Sydney 4 24 239 204 443 109 94 6 8 43% 1
2005 Sydney 4 25 200 161 361 77 75 6 4 60% 0
2006 Sydney 4 14 83 77 160 44 37 5 2 71% 0
2007 Sydney 4 23 168 137 305 89 67 8 2 80% 0
2008 Sydney 4 2 12 11 23 9 4 1 1 50% 0
Totals 198 1824 1297 3121 753 498 45 24 65% 4
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