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Cameron Sutcliffe (born 23 May 1992) is an Australian rules footballer who plays for the Port Adelaide Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).

Cameron Sutcliffe
Personal information
Full name Cameron Sutcliffe
Date of birth (1992-05-23) 23 May 1992 (age 27)
Place of birth Kadina, South Australia
Original team(s) Woodville-West Torrens (SANFL)
Draft No. 71, 2011 National Draft, Fremantle
Height 187 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 87 kg (192 lb)
Position(s) Defender
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2012–2018 Fremantle 104 (18)
2019– Port Adelaide 1 (0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2018.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

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FremantleEdit

He was recruited by Fremantle Football Club in the 2011 National Draft, with pick #71 from Woodville-West Torrens in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL). He was the third last player chosen in the draft and the last teenager selected.[1]

Sutcliffe made his AFL debut in Round 15, 2012, against Western Bulldogs at Subiaco Oval.[2] The previous week he had performed very well for East Fremantle in the West Australian Football League (WAFL), gathering 34 possessions and kicking two goals.[3]

Port AdelaideEdit

After being delisted by Fremantle, Sutcliffe joined the Port Adelaide Magpies in the SANFL as their captain for the 2019 season. He was recruited by Port Adelaide in the 2019 AFL Mid-season rookie draft, taken at pick #9. He made his AFL debut for Port Adelaide in Round 17 of the 2019 season against the Brisbane Lions at Adelaide Oval, he was tasked with the job of tagging his former Fremantle teammate and good friend Lachie Neale in Port's 48 point loss.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ O'Donoghue, Craig (26 November 2011). "Sutcliffe nearly at Freo last year". The West Australian.
  2. ^ Quartermaine, Braden (6 July 2012). "Dockers confirm Cameron Sutcliffe debut against Bulldogs". Herald Sun. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
  3. ^ Rynne, Nick (1 July 2012). "Sharks stir to dodge another upset". The West Australian.
  4. ^ Barrett, Damian (15 July 2019). "Barrett: Lions privately fuming over Lachie Neale treatment". AFL.com.au.

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